Common Mouse Terms

Click:

Double-Click:

Right-Click:

Scroll:

tapping the left mouse button once, in a quick downward motion of touch and release.

This is the most commonly used mouse function.

tapping the left mouse button twice very quickly, in a downward motion of touch-release-touch-release.

This is used for opening programs or selecting items.

tapping the right mouse button once, in a quick downward motion of touch and release.

This is used to access alternate menus.

making a web page or document on the screen move up or down. It can be done using the scroll wheel or by clicking and holding a scroll bar on a given screen.
       
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