Parts Of Computer Mouse
Parts of Mouse:
Left Click and Right Click which are buttons
and in between the Scroll Wheel, which kind of
looks like a quarter on its side, between the
buttons to help you scroll through documents
and web pages more easily. You might have a
Ball instead of the scroll wheel
depending on the mouse. Usually the
Mouse has a wire like a tail, or you might have a
Careful, it might run away
once in a while...
Place your mouse beside the keyboard on
smooth mouse pad. Hold the mouse with your
index finger resting on the left button and
your thumb resting on the side. To move the
mouse, slide it slowly in any direction. As
you move the mouse notice on your screen there
is an Arrow or a Pointer. Now
Microsoft does a wonderful job explaining
Mouse functions, with pictures too!
Left click twice here. You don't have to
answer question at bottom. Just come back. Hit
top left Back Arrow and page goes away and you are back at
How To Use Mouse Microsoft
How To Use Keyboard: Desktop
For keyboard help click here and learn
from Microsoft basic explanation and
pictures on the Keyboard And Keyboard
Right now you just need the basics, the stuff
you will use most often when you use your
computer. Later you can learn more but for now
it gets confusing. When we teach too fast in our
DCMetro class, they get
confused. This article covers the basics of
keyboard operation and gets you started
with keyboard commands and find link to
make keyboard program shortcuts for
desktop computer or notebook. Use
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Keyboard Shortcuts XP
Option Settings Vista XP
Mouse Left Handed Person
You can reverse mouse buttons to work
Click Start / Control Panel / Click Printers
And Other Hardware / Click Mouse
Open Mouse Properties
Buttons Tab Up Top:
Left button box says "Click" which is default
Left Click once on "Arrow" and drop down menu
Find "Right Click" and then, one
Left Click and
setting should read
right click now.
Next box down, "Right Button" ...
click once and on drop menu click on word
Now click Apply and OK...
It was, box one Click, and box two, Right
Now, Right Click box one, and Click, box two..
Check Mouse and see if stuff has switched
Make a mistake? Look below find, Restore
Defaults button and click...
Left Hand Mouse User
*You may not need to do anything with the next
two boxes and depending on the kind
of mouse you have as it might or might not have
these functions 50+...
Use Mouse Properties
Next tab Pointers...
If your mouse pointer currently is an arrow,
for now we recommended you leave this.
If you need to make adjustments here, you
might need experienced help, and with other
Next Tab Pointer Options..
If Mouse pointer moves to slow for you,
left click once with your pointer placed
directly on the slider button...
Now hold down left click on mouse, don't
release button, and drag slider whatever
way you wish. Release Mouse button
The third Category "Visibility"
If you find it difficult to see the Mouse
You can click in the box and a check will
The mouse leaves a trail and looks similar to
the picture to the left and the slider button
will set how much of a trail you want to
When done, click Apply for new settings to
work.. Click OK and box closes...
There are more Tabs here which might need
Chances are the default settings on these
applications will be sufficient.
After you are comfortable using both mouse
and keyboard visit next section,
where you learn how to right and left
click mouse to do tasks . Use page link.
Learn Left Right Click Mouse
Desktop computers are designed for use at a desk or table. They are
typically larger and more powerful than other types of personal
computers. Desktop computers are made up of separate components. The
actual computer unit is basically rectangular and known as a "tower"
and is probably the most common home PC case type. Some units however
are flat and square shaped maybe 4 or 5 inches in height. Other
components, such as the monitor, mouse, and keyboard, printer and more
connect to the system unit.
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