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How to check your typing speed


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Recently, more and more often you see ads that require office or bank employees with a certain typing speed.

You think that you are quite worthy to take this vacancy, but do you doubt whether you have enough printing speed?

Check it out.

Obviously, you are constantly typing texts and managing to answer several forums at the same time, just did not consider how many characters per second you are able to issue without errors.

You will need

  • Computer with Internet
  • Stopwatch



The speed of printing can be checked on the Internet. There are many sites offering online testing, not only in Russian, but also in others. For example, a site http://nabiraem.ru/test. In one window a text is proposed, in the other -You type it, and the system itself determines how many errors and typos you made. The advantage of online testing is that you do not need an assistant or additional equipment. In addition, if a particular site does not work, you can always find another one in the search engine. And you do not need to think about the complexity of the test you need to take for "control work." The sites offer texts of medium complexity, that is, those with which you for the most part will have to deal.


If for some reason you do not likeOnline testing, you can also use off-line keyboard simulators. You can find them by search engine. Many of them are free, they usually have a built-in timer, which will allow you to achieve the desired goal.


You can apply and the ancient grandfather method -Just record the time. But then you need to choose the text yourself. It is best to print out the text by counting the signs first. Do this with the help of the text program in which you work. Most often, Word is used for this, where there is a "Tools" section in the menu, and "Statistics" in it. Statistics also considers Open Office, but - in the "File" section. Put the printed text to your left. Turn on the stopwatch and start typing. After you finish typing, immediately turn off the stopwatch. The elapsed time must be converted in seconds. Now the number of characters in the text must be divided by the set time. You will get the number of beats per second. In order to calculate. How many characters you dial per minute, you need to multiply the number by 60. Compare the result with the one proposed in the job announcement or with the guidelines.

How to check your typing speed Was last modified: May 21st, 2017 By Kuabuufz
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