Typewriting

Outdoor Industries

Level: 2

Requirements

  1. Show how to clean, type properly, and change ribbon on a typewriter.
  2. Know the difference between a fabric and a carbon ribbon.
  3. Identify the following parts of the typewriter and know their function:
    1. Frame
    2. Keyboard
    3. Space bar
    4. Backspace key
    5. Shift keys and lock
    6. Platen
    7. Impression control
    8. Margin stops
    9. Paper release
    10. Leverline-space lever
    11. Line-finder control
    12. Paper centering scale
    13. Cardholder
    14. Paper bail lever
    15. Pitch selection lever
    16. Margin release
  4. Know how to set tabs for tabulation. Properly type a tabulated page with at least four columns.
  5. Show how to center information horizontally and vertically on paper.
  6. Show how to construct block and indented style letters.
  7. Operate a typewriter at a speed of forty words a minute (minimum) on new material for five minutes with no more than five errors.


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