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This setting controls the automatic repeat capability of your keyboard. Usually specified in milliseconds, this controls how long a key must be held down before it begins automatically repeating. Typical settings are usually somewhere between 200 and 1000 milliseconds. Use what feels comfortable. See also "Typematic Rate".
Note: Some higher-end
keyboards have the equivalent function built-in.
Warning: Setting this too
low can cause the keyboard to repeat keys during normal typing, which can appear to be
"keyboard bounce" and imply a hardware problem with the keyboard to the casual
Next: Typematic Rate