December 2022

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Working with the mouse

Most of the actions performed by the mouse in Windows XP or in application programs are carried out in two stages:

Position the mouse cursor on the object you are interested in.
Do one of the following:

Click – without moving the mouse, press and release the mouse button (usually the left one).
Double–click – without moving the mouse, quickly double-click and release the left mouse button.
Broach – press the left mouse button, move the object to a new position and release the mouse […]

Rules for typing and editing text

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Typing is carried out using alphanumeric keys on the keyboard.

A number of text input actions are performed by pressing several keys simultaneously. For example, to enter a capital (uppercase) letter, you need to use the SHIFT key and the desired letter key.

Sequence of actions when pressing a key combination:

Press the special key.
Quickly press and release the second key.
Release the special key.

Rules to consider when typing:

The SPACE bar is used to separate words and only for this.
The transition to a […]

Help system

There are several ways to call help:

click a button ? to the right of the dialog box title, then the unknown element;
right–click on an unknown element, then left-click on the item What is it? in the context menu;
click on an unknown element with the mouse, then press F1;
select Help (?) in the menu bar, then Call Help;
Click the Start button, then click Help

In the last two cases, the help system window should appear (Fig.27).

The Contents insert is used to search […]

Creating folders

To create a new folder:

Open (make current) the folder in which you want to create a new folder (the folder name should be displayed in the header of the Explorer window).
None of the objects contained in the folder should be highlighted.
You can create a folder in one of the following ways:

Open the Task List for files and folders and click on the Create a New Folder task.

Select the Create Folder command from the File menu.
Right-click on any object-free location of […]

Windows XP Explorer

To start the Explorer, select the Windows main menu command of the program ► Standard ► Explorer. After launching the program, its window will appear on the desktop, the appearance of which may vary significantly depending on the program settings. These differences are mainly related to the appearance of the viewport of the contents of the selected folder.

At the top of the program window, as in all other programs, there is a header. The name in the header is the […]