Pointing devices and keyboard
Setting pointing device preferences
Use Mouse Properties in Windows® to customize settings for pointing devices, such as button
configuration, click speed, and pointer options.
To access Mouse Properties, select Start > Control Panel > Printers and Other Hardware >
Using pointing devices
Using the TouchPad
To move the pointer, slide your finger across the TouchPad surface in the direction you want the pointer
to go. Use the TouchPad buttons like the corresponding buttons on an external mouse. To scroll up and
down using the TouchPad vertical scroll zone, slide your finger up or down over the lines.
If you are using the TouchPad to move the pointer, you must lift your finger off the TouchPad
before moving it to the scroll zone. Simply sliding your finger from the TouchPad to the scroll zone will
not activate the scrolling function.
Connecting an external mouse
You can connect an external USB mouse to the device using one of the USB ports on the device.
Using the keyboard
Hotkeys are combinations of the
The icons on the
functions and procedures are discussed in the following sections.
Chapter 8 Pointing devices and keyboard
key (1) and one of the function keys (2).
through f4, and f6, f8, f10, and
keys represent the hotkey functions. Hotkey