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The Complete Visual Reference

The Complete Visual Reference

Each chapter of this book is made up of a series of short, instructional tasks, designed to help you understand all the information that you need to get the most out of your computer hardware and software.

Click: Click the left mouse button once.

Double-click: Click the left mouse button twice in rapid succession.

Right-click: Click the right mouse button once.

Drag: Click and hold the left mouse button, position the mouse pointer, and release.

Pointer Arrow: Highlights an item on the screen you need to point to or focus on in the step or task.

Selection: Highlights the area onscreen discussed in the step or task.

Type: Click once where indicated and begin typing to enter your text or data.

Click and Release: Point to the starting place or object. Hold down the mouse button (right or left per instructions), move the mouse to the new location, and then release the button.

Key icons: Clearly indicate which key combinations to use.

Menus and items you click are shown in bold. Words in italic are defined in more detail in the glossary. Information you type is in a special font.

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