Microsoft Office 2013 Mouse Button Functions - dummies

Microsoft Office 2013 Mouse Button Functions

By Wallace Wang

Part of Microsoft Office 2013 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can control Microsoft Office 2013 with your mouse or your keyboard. The mouse actions in this table work whether you’re using Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, or Outlook.

Mouse Button Used Action Purpose
Left mouse button Click Moves the cursor, highlights an object, pulls down a menu, or
chooses a menu command
Left mouse button Double-click Highlights a word or edits an embedded object
Left mouse button Triple-click Highlights a paragraph
Left mouse button Drag Moves an object, resizes an object, highlights text, or
highlights multiple objects
Wheel mouse button Click Automatically scrolls a document when you move the mouse up or
Wheel mouse button Roll Scrolls a document up or down
Right mouse button Right-click Displays a shortcut pop-up menu