Computer Mouse Tips:

Text editors and programs allow you to highlight all, or portions, of text using the Shift key and the mouse.

Place cursor at beginning of paragraph in a text editor, press Shift key and click at end of paragraph to highlight the full paragraph.

The mouse wheel is not just a wheel, it can also be used as a button; Pressing down on the wheel will act like a third mouse button.

Open a web page in a tab by clicking the wheel on any link and can also be used to close a tab by clicking the wheel on any open tab.

Holding down the shift key while scrolling up or down in an Internet browser will quickly go back and forward between web pages.

Zoom in and Out on a web page, word document, excel spreadsheet, by holding the Ctrl key and scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.

Move Forwards and Backwards while browsing the Internet by holding down the Shift key and scrolling up and down.

Some mouse wheels can be pushed left or right to also move back and forward on a web page.

A word can be selected by double-clicking it; if you want to highlight the whole paragraph, click the mouse button three times on any text.

To select any word, you can double-click and then drag your mouse to select one word at a time.

If you highlight a file or text, you can right-click that highlighted item copy it and then right-click anywhere else to paste it.

Right-click on a file or text and drag it while holding the right button, you will be given the option to move or copy that file or text.

While in a browser pressing and holding Ctrl while clicking on any link will open that link in a new tab.

While holding down the Ctrl key you can left-click to select multiple objects or highlight multiple sections of text.

In Microsoft Windows you could hold down the Ctrl key and click to select multiple files at once.

To highlight different parts of a paragraph or web page, you could hold down the Ctrl key and select each section you wanted to copy.

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