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Using the keyboard to control the mouse

This section explains how you can set your keyboard up to not only move the mouse cursor around the screen, but also click, double click and even drag and drop.

macOS 10.12 Sierra – Using the keyboard to control the mouse

Created May 2017 This page gives you step-by-step instructions on how to use the keyboard keys to control the mouse pointer. Terminology: ‘Alt’ refers to the ‘Option’ key ( ⌥ ) If you have enabled ‘Use F1, F2, etc. keys as

Windows 10 – Using your keyboard to control the mouse

Most people think that a computer has to be operated with the mouse and that, if you cannot use a mouse, you cannot use your computer. This is not the case. In fact, not only can your computer be operated

Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite – Using the keyboard to control the mouse

This section explains how to use the keyboard to control the mouse in Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite for Apple Mac computers. Note: Mac key convention: ‘Ctrl’ is used for ‘Control’, ‘Apple’ is used for ‘Command’ (⌘) and ‘Alt’ is used

Windows 8.1 – Using your keyboard to control the mouse

Most people think that a computer has to be operated with the mouse and that, if you cannot use a mouse, you cannot use your computer. This is not the case. In fact not only your computer be operated entirely

Windows 7 and Windows 8 – Using your keyboard to control the mouse

Most people think that a computer has to be operated with the mouse and that, if you cannot use a mouse, you cannot use your computer. This is not the case. In fact not only your computer be operated entirely

Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Using the keyboard to control the mouse

This page shows you how to use ‘Mouse Keys’ on your keyboard to simulate a mouse Mac key convention: ‘Ctrl’ is used for ‘Control’, ‘Apple’ is used for ‘Command’ and ‘Alt’ is used for the ‘Option’ key. Note: For keyboard

Apple OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Using the keyboard to control the mouse

Apple OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – Using the keyboard to control the mouse   This page shows you how to use ‘Mouse Keys’ on your keyboard to simulate a mouse Mac key convention: ‘ Ctrl ‘ is used for

Apple OS X – Using the keyboard to control the mouse

This page shows you how to use ‘Mouse Keys’ on your keyboard to simulate a mouse Mac key convention: ‘ Ctrl ‘ is used for ‘Control’, ‘ Apple ‘ is used for ‘Command’ and ‘ Alt ‘ is used for

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