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Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Paul Sanna

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2. Interacting with Windows 8

In This Chapter

Using the Mouse in Windows 8

• Using the Keyboard with Windows 8

• Using Touch with Windows 8

Using the Virtual Keyboard

• Using Windows Desktop Controls

• Learning About Windows Controls

It’s unusual for a book about a single software program, such as Windows 8, to devote an entire chapter to helping you learn how to interact with the software, specifically, how to use the various switches, dials, knobs, buttons, and pulleys that enable you to control what the program does. But it’s not often a program as mature as Windows gets an update that so drastically changes its user experience. Microsoft referred to the effort in designing Windows 8 as “reimagining of Windows.” So you can bet there ...

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