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The Mouse

Mac OS, like most graphic user interface systems, uses the mouse as an input device. There are several basic mouse techniques you must know to use your computer:

  • Point to a specific item onscreen.

  • Click an item to select it.

  • Double-click an item to open it. an item to open it.

  • Press an item to activate it.

  • Drag to move an item or select multiple items.


    Some computers use either a trackball or a trackpad instead of a mouse.

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