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Chapter 3. The Mouse > The Pointer

The Pointer

As you move the mouse, a pointer moves around the screen. The only part of the pointer that does the trick is the very tip, called the “hot spot.” When you need the pointer to activate something, be sure that the extreme point of the arrow is positioned in the area you want to affect. For instance, to click in the little red button in the top-left corner of a window to close it, position the pointer like so:


This is the hot spot . . . . .



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