What is shorthand typing?


Shorthand typing is a system that uses short symbols with which typists write more quickly. It is most frequently used by stenographers and transcriptionists to record the spoken word.

Several shorthand systems of characters have developed over the centuries, but many countries have an officially accepted form of shorthand. Typists must take classes to learn the unique language of shorthand and how to use it. Stenographers and others who use shorthand type on a special keyboard that features the shorthand characters. These keyboards have fewer keys than traditional keyboards so that the typist's hands can move more quickly across the keyboard.

Q&A Related to "What is shorthand typing?"
Benefits. The benefit of shorthand typing is a reduced number of keystrokes required of the user. Abbreviations replace difficult words or phrases. The user programs other keyboard
A secretary.
Shorthand is a method of rapid handwriting using simple strokes, abbreviations, or symbols
I learned Gregg Shorthand in High School. There is also what is called speedwriting. It is basically phonetic spellings without vowels. You can order books on speedwriting at any
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