Hands-on Skills Lesson III
By the end the lesson you should be able to : Perform the four mouse operations Define the four mouse operation terminologies
Guidelines for using a mouse
Common Mouse Operations
Clicking - Pressing and releasing the left mouse button once. This operation is used to execute commands and select icons
Double-clicking: Pressing and release the left button of the mouse twice in quick succession. This operation is used to open a folder or a file or to launch an application
Right-Clicking - This refers to pressing and releasing the right button of the mouse once. This operation is used to display a context menu.
Drag and Drop - It is where the user points to an icon, hold down the left button of the mouse and drags the icon to the next location, and releases the button.