Short Cuts

United States, 1943

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Episode of Series “Advanced Typing”.
Stresses the importance of having good posture and of having equipment and materials arranged for maximum efficiency. Demonstrates how to use tab stops, tab bar and decimal tabulator key. Shows the handling of carbon packs, use of the pressure indicator; correct method for making erasures, insertion of missing words and letters, removal of extra words and letters, typing cards, envelopes and labels, drawing vertical and horizontal lines.

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United States. Navy



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United States
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Advanced Typing

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Advanced Typing


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Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Typewriting - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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