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Modified NASA keybindings

Mappings still in progress
*NOTE*: These are the chords I use. The code of the spiffchorder can be easily modified allowing you to set the chords any way you like. This just happens to be what I am use to. -Greg

A few general notes

As a general rule the spiffchorder is using the standard key-bindings were possible. This is a benefit as most of you are coming to chording already familiar with the QWERTY keyboard. As such prefixing a chord with <key>Shift</key> does what you would expect, <key>Shift - ] </key> generates <key> } </key>, <key>Shift - 3</key> generates <key>#</key> and so on.

There are lots of chord possibilities, if you look at the nasa_us.h file you will see quite a few empty spaces associated with possible chords. At the same time, this wealth of chords offers the opportunity for several chords to generate the same key. For example, there are at least 2 ways to get a Question Mark <key>?</key>, you don't need to learn both, just the one that works for you.1)

There are a number of ways to think about the chords, usually one will make the most sense to you. Our primary method of describing and charting the chords is explained in Lesson 1 - Reading the Charts and Chording Basics. Once you feel familiar with that have a look at the following charts:

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