Many Text Editors and Programs allow you to highlight all or portions of text using the Shift key and the mouse.
For Example, place the cursor at the beginning of a paragraph in a text editor, hold down the Shift key and click at the end of the 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 a Internet browser will quickly go back and forward between web pages.
Zoom in and Out on a web page, word document, excel spreadsheet, etc. by holding down the Ctrl key and scrolling up to zoom in and down to zoom out.
Move forward and backwards while browsing the Internet by holding down the Shift key and scrolling up and down: Scrolling down goes back and scrolling up goes forward.
Some mouse wheels can be pushed left or right to also move back and forward on a web page.
Any word can be selected by double-clicking the word; if you want to highlight the whole paragraph, click the mouse button three times on any text in the paragraph.
If you double-click you can also 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.
If you right-click on any file or text and drag it while continuing to hold the right button, when you let go 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.
If you wanted to highlight different parts of a paragraph or web page, you could also hold down the Ctrl key and select each section you wanted to copy.
Many new computer mice have buttons on the side of the mouse; these buttons can be programmed, however, by default the left-thumb button can be used to go back on a web page.
This makes browsing the Internet more enjoyable since you do not need to move the mouse cursor to the browser back arrow button in order to go back a page.