In This Chapter
Understanding the keyboard
Using specific keys
Controlling the keyboard in Windows
Getting to know the mouse
Working with the mouse in Windows
Changing mouse behavior
Touching the screen
Just like yin and yang, input and output on a computer must balance. One needs the other. Output may get all the attention, thanks to fancy graphics and stereo sound. Input is no less important. The PC’s primary input device is the keyboard, followed closely by the mouse. If a computer system sports a multitouch monitor, then perfect balance is attained because that peripheral provides both input and output. Om.
It may be a subtle thing, and it takes a lot of blame for your typos, but the humble computer keyboard comes from a violent past. ...