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Mac OS by Paul McFedries

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30. Working with Mice, Keyboards, and Other Input Devices

Choosing an Input Device

An input device is any device you use to move data into your Mac. Some input devices enable you to input data to create documents, images, movies, and so on. The other type of data input devices enables you to control your Mac.

In the context of this chapter, the term input device refers to the essential devices you use to input data and to control your Mac. Other sorts of input devices used only for data input, such as cameras, scanners, and so on, are covered elsewhere in this book.

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