The Mouse cursor or pointer allows us to press buttons, select items from menus and carry out actions on the window desktop and within programs. You need to be able to control the mouse to do this. There are some simple exercises you can try in order to learn to control this tool.
First click on the
Classic Solitaire will open and you are ready to play and learn how to use the mouse.
The Title Bar displays the
name Solitaire. To the right
you see the Minimize,
Maximize and Close
Buttons. Under the Title Bar
you see the Menu Bar.
Select the Help Menu and learn how to play the game. Under the Games Menu there are choices to be made about playing. Use your mouse to control the cards.
Single Click- Selects an item
Double Click- Starts a program, opens a file
Right Click-Display short-cut menus
To Drag- Click down with the left mouse button, hold it and drag the mouse to select an item, or to move an item
* There are many online sites to help
you learn to use the mouse and
you will find them listed at the end of this booklet in the Online Learning Sites page.