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English (United States) Key Layouts

NISSE supports the following three English (United States) key layouts.

QWERTY(US) Layout

QWERTY is the most common layout used in the United States.

Option Value
[FN]-[F3] LAYOUT us
QWERTY(US) Layout
QWERTY(US) Layout (xc mode)

Positions of [SHIFT] keys, [CTRL] keys, and other modifier keys are configurable. For more information, please refer to Modifier Key layouts.

Differences between the standard US keyboard and NISSE:

Dvorak Layout

Dvorak simplified keyboard layout is also a very widely supported English keyboard layout.

Option Value
[FN]-[F3] LAYOUT us-d
Dvorak Layout
Dvorak Layout (c mode)

Colemak Layout

Colemak Keyboard Layout is a new English layout, published in 2006. Colemak is designed to be easier to switch from QWERTY than Dvorak, and yet to be efficient for touch typing in English.

Option Value
[FN]-[F3] LAYOUT us-c
Colemak Layout
Colemak Layout (c mode)

Colemak is said to be the third most popular keyboard layout for typing in English.