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What are the different usages for these translations of "to type" (as in on a computer keyboard)?

I second Sergey Slepov's suggestion to lean more towards "печатать", but I would disagree with his suggestion that "набирать refers to large volumes of text". The difference ...
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What are the different usages for these translations of "to type" (as in on a computer keyboard)?

Basically, the choice is between печатать and набирать. Набирать refers to large volumes of text and it tends to need a direct object: набирать статью/книгу. I'd go with печатать as the default ...
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What are the different usages for these translations of "to type" (as in on a computer keyboard)?

to type something using a typewriter: печатать/напечатать to type something using a computer keyboard (or other typewriter-like device, e.g. telex) 2.1 to press the keys печатать/напечатать Note ...
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