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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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6.3. Automatically Move the Mouse to the Default Button

You can negotiate many dialog boxes much more quickly by customizing Windows 7 to automatically move the mouse pointer over the default dialog box button.

Most dialog boxes define a default button, which is most often the button that dismisses the dialog box and puts the dialog box settings into effect. The most common default dialog box button is the OK button.

Windows 7 makes it easy for you to find the default button by making the button glow while the dialog box is open. That is, the button's blue color gradually fades in and out.

Many dialog boxes do nothing more than provide you with information or a warning. In most of these cases, the only thing you need to do with the dialog box ...

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