- Exploring the Windows Desktop
- Pointing and Clicking
- Dragging and Dropping
- Moving a Window
- Scrolling a Window
- Resizing a Window
- Maximizing, Minimizing, and Closing a Window
- Using the Windows Start Menu
- Opening a Program
- Creating a New Shortcut on the Desktop
- Switching Between Programs
- Using Menus
- Using Toolbars
- Managing PC Resources with MY Computer
- Managing Windows with the Control Panel
- Changing the Size of Your Desktop
- Selecting a New Desktop Theme
- Personalizing the Desktop Background
- Changing the Color Scheme
- Setting up Additional Users
- Using a Screensaver
- Getting Help in Windows
This chapter is from the book
Dragging and Dropping
Dragging is a variation of clicking. To drag an object, point at it with the cursor and then press and hold down the left mouse button. Move the mouse without releasing the mouse button, and drag the object to a new location. When you're done moving the object, release the mouse button to drop the object onto the new location.
- Position the cursor over the icon or button.
- Click and hold the left mouse button.
- Drag the icon or button to a new position.
- Release the mouse button.