Using the Mouse and Keyboard on the Desktop
In Windows 95, the mouse offers the most obvious way to perform almost every action, but you can choose keyboard alternatives for those tasks, as well. The most efficient Windows strategy is a combination of mouse clicks and keyboard shortcuts—the exact mix depends on your skills as a touch typist.
▸ See "Customizing the Mouse."
This section explains the basic techniques you need to know to perform Windows tasks with the mouse. Windows users routinely use the mouse to select text, objects, menus and menu commands, toolbar buttons, and dialog box options, and to scroll through documents. To perform such tasks, you need to know how to point and click with the mouse.