. A desk or workstation for use with a keyboard or other manual data or control input device comprising
a desktop surface mounted on a support structure,
cutout in the front edge of said desktop surface approximating or larger than a typical computer keyboard,
an opening in the front side of said support structure underneath said desktop as is common to conventional desks for accommodating a drawer and chair when occupied by a user,
left and right side linear slider assemblies attached to said support structure below the level of said desktop or to the underside of said desktop and having a rearward slope of more than zero degrees and less than 90 degrees but typically having a rearward slope of fifteen degrees, said slider assemblies being drawer slides, pocket door slides or any slides with a component fixed to the desk structure or to the desktop and a moving component fixed via hinges directly to the lid or indirectly to the lid by means of an intermediate component,
left and right side hinges attached to respective left and right side slider assemblies so as to be slidable between a forward and upward extended position and a rearward and downward retracted position,
a desktop subsection sized to conform to the size of said cutout of said desktop, said subsection pivotally attached to said slider assemblies by means of said hinges so as to be tiltable when said hinges are in said extended position between a horizontal position substantially level with said desktop and a front edge raised position, said hinges and said desktop subsection in said front edge raised position being retractable on said sliders to said retracted position.