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The Mouse

The PC mouse has two buttons; the workstation mouse has three buttons. IP/MPLSView makes use of the left and right mouse buttons on both the PC and the workstation. The workstation’s middle mouse button is not used.

The following terms describe operations that can be performed with the mouse.

  • Point—Position a mouse pointer (cursor) on an object.
  • Click—Quickly press and release the left mouse button without moving the mouse pointer.
  • Right-click—Quickly press and release the right mouse button without moving the mouse pointer.
  • Double-click—Quickly click a mouse button twice in succession without moving the mouse pointer.
  • Press—Hold down the mouse button. (Unless otherwise specified, the left mouse button is implied.)
  • Release—Release a mouse button after it has been pressed.
  • Drag—Move the mouse while a mouse button is pressed and an item is selected.

Modified: 2015-12-29