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Individual numbers in, say, like PaS1w4rd or whatever - number row.
If it's a phone number or using calculator, etc - number pad.
but normally number pad. Great thread
Even though 99% of my job is typing out numbers.
*this is an exaggeration as it was starting from a very low position.
But I used to have to type around 100 credit card numbers a day so fuck typing with the row.
All of them
Inputting numbers on CAD and stuff - number pad
Why's that then? Why not
Would make a bit more sense than what it is
was an established de facto standard for counting machines when the standard computer keyboard was being designed so they just stuck with it, but 123 at the top has a logic to it that was more appropriate for telephony, which was adopted at the time of switchover from rotary dial to touch tone phones.
but there is no way i would have taken such a deep hit to my cool brand by posting it.