Using the Mouse
Here are some of the basic functions of a two-button mouse.
Pointing: move mouse pointer until it rests on the item of choice on the desktop. The pointer usually looks like an arrow.
Clicking: press and release the left mouse button
Double-clicking: quickly press and release the left mouse button twice without moving the mouse
Dragging: point to an item, hold down the left mouse button, move the item to the desired location the screen and then release the left mouse button
Right-click: press and release the right mouse button
Note: Some mice may have a wheel that can be used for scrolling or other special operations defined by the software.
Practice doing each of the above functions.
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