USING YOUR MOUSE CORRECTLY
- Left Click – Makes something happen “gives the computer a command”
- Right Click – Will always show you an action menu list of commands to choose from, based on whatever your mouse/cursor is on…
MOUSE SELECTION “HIGHLIGHTING” SHORTCUTS
TO SELECT A LINE OF TEXT: Place the mouse pointer in the left gutter area (the mouse will turn into a right facing arrow). Now left click the left mouse button once.
TO SELECT A BLOCK OF TEXT: Place the insertion point at the beginning of the block of text you want to select, Hold down the SHIFT Key, Place the I-beam at the end of the block of text and left click the left mouse button.
TO SELECT THE ENTIRE DOCUMENT: Left click Edit on the menu bar and Choose Select All, OR Hold CTRL Key + A
TO DE-SELECT (or unselect) ANYTHING HIGHLIGHTED/SELECTED: Left click anywhere in the white space of your document.