Section 3: Mouse Basics

The following is a list of terms and definitions used when referring to the mouse:

  • POINT – Roll the mouse slowly on a flat surface until the mouse pointer points to the desired area/cell
  • CLICK – Press and release the left mouse button
  • DOUBLE CLICK – Quickly press and release the left mouse button two times consecutively
  • DRAG – Press and hold the left mouse button while slowly moving the mouse.  When you release the mouse button, your desired area will be highlighted or selected