Carpalx optimizes keyboard layouts to create ones that require less effort and significantly reduced carpal strain!
X11 layouts are available! Patches to include Carpalx layouts in xkeyboard-config and kbd have been submitted by Perry Thompson. Meanwhile, many thanks to Sven Hallberg for providing X11 configuration for Carpalx layouts. Richard Gomes contributed an archive of these files for KDE/Gnome users.
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25/may/18 — The BBC article Why we can't give up this off way of typing by Tim McDonald discusses the history and persistence of QWERTY and my Carpalx work.
16/aug/16 — Ergonomic Keyboard Layout Designed for the Filipino Language at AHFE2016 derives layout for Filipino language using Carpalx
18/apr/16 — Carpalx layouts soon to appear in freedesktop (package xkeyboard-config) and kbd. Thanks to Perry Thompson.
CARPALX v0.1 Keyboard Layout Optimizer http://mkweb.bcgsc.ca/carpalx Martin Krzywinski
v0.1 - 15 Jan 2008 Repackaged and versioned. v0.11 - 14 Aug 2009 Adjusted typing model to include weights for base, effort and stroke components. Improved clarity of effort reports. Improved consistency in configuration file. Added fonts/ v0.12 - 2 Oct 2015