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 Table 6.2: The proper & detailed sequence of events for executing a command in com [table missing] Table 6.2: The proper & detailed sequence of events for executing a command in com [table missing]
  
-Step number 4 in Table 6.2 is critically important & deserves further discussion. In step number 4, you touch (or <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​type<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​) the command key. You do not touch (or type) any other keys on your keyboard or on any other keyboard. You don't need to <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​enter<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ the command by typing the Return or Enter key on your keyboard; com will acknowledge your command key immediately.((``Immediately'' ​is a relative term. Lag might prevent com from reacting instantly, but it will react without you pressing any other keys.))+Step number 4 in Table 6.2 is critically important & deserves further discussion. In step number 4, you touch (or <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​type<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​) the command key. You do not touch (or type) any other keys on your keyboard or on any other keyboard. You don't need to <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​enter<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ the command by typing the Return or Enter key on your keyboard; com will acknowledge your command key immediately.((//Immediately// is a relative term. Lag might prevent com from reacting instantly, but it will react without you pressing any other keys.))
  
 A common error for new users is to type the Return (or Enter) key after they type the command key. Com executes the command key fine, then it notices the Return key. Return is a command, so com executes it. The Return command gets you a prompt so that you may enter text that you <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​say<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ for other people to <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​hear<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ in the room. Because of the Return key, com is not interpreting the new user's keystrokes as commands. A common error for new users is to type the Return (or Enter) key after they type the command key. Com executes the command key fine, then it notices the Return key. Return is a command, so com executes it. The Return command gets you a prompt so that you may enter text that you <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​say<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ for other people to <​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​hear<​nowiki>"</​nowiki>​ in the room. Because of the Return key, com is not interpreting the new user's keystrokes as commands.