1. NickA's Avatar
    Question for Type cover users: Do you have problems hitting a specific key on the keyboard? For me it's the "A" key. I think I'm hitting it, but half of my words are missing the letter "A". So now I'm over compensating and hitting the Caps Lock. I'll get used to it eventually, but just curious if anyone else has that one key they seem to miss.
    03-06-2013 09:28 AM
  2. Alan Rahimi's Avatar
    i usually mistake the a B for the space bar
    03-06-2013 10:18 AM
  3. Vallos's Avatar
    The space bar is my biggest issue. My thumb is not used to the pressure needed when typing with the touch cover. Its a physical memory conflict with the number of years typing on a traditional keyboard. Thus, the more I type on the touch cover, the better I get at it.
    03-06-2013 10:57 AM
  4. paulmd's Avatar
    A key for me too - so much so, that I wonder if I have a faulty keyboard!
    03-06-2013 02:31 PM
  5. NickA's Avatar
    A key for me too - so much so, that I wonder if I have a faulty keyboard!
    I thought that at first, but if I watch my self try and strike that key I can see I'm hitting the corner of it. Now that I'm aware what I'm doing it's getting better. I just avoid words with the letter A :)
    03-06-2013 03:16 PM
  6. ninjaap's Avatar
    If it matters much, I have the same problem with a "Touch" cover.
    03-06-2013 06:06 PM
  7. reepS's Avatar
    my "3" "v" and left "alt" key are the same way. They are sending a replacement soon. They are good about it just go to support on surface.com
    03-07-2013 12:23 AM
  8. ttxzee's Avatar
    I think because the keyboard is a tiny bit smaller than a regular keyboard so sometimes the keys are not hit.
    03-13-2013 11:55 AM
  9. kylej1050's Avatar
    I have trouble with the A key but most of that stems from the fact that I don't get any tactile feedback on if I've pressed it or not I think. It has been a long, difficult journey for me to get used to the touch cover.
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    03-14-2013 03:48 PM
  10. Derausgewanderte's Avatar
    I had to exchange the touch cover for the type cover and I am very glad I did. I could never get used to the missing tactile response. I have no issues with the a key. I am using the type cover a lot and maybe I just got used to the form factor.
    cheers
    03-24-2013 01:47 PM
  11. Alex Rodriguez Jr.'s Avatar
    This issue right here is why I went back to the Touch Cover. I was so frustrated with the "A" key never registering. That, and I was tired of feeling buttons when I folded the keyboard back. I thought I had a broken keyboard. I have no issues with the touch cover besides the space bar, but time is improving that. It's quick, efficient, and comfortable when folded back.
    03-26-2013 11:13 AM
  12. theefman's Avatar
    I have a Surface Pro and just sent my type cover back for an exchange. First I had the space bar, volume controls and other keys randomly not respond. Then it moved to the enter key, z,x,c,v keys then I decided to go for a replacement.
    03-26-2013 11:16 AM

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