Input Devices - WhatIsInput? What is input? Data or...

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What Is Input? What is input ? Input device is any hardware component used to enter data or instructions Data or instructions entered into memory of computer
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The Keyboard How is the keyboard divided? Typing area Numeric keypad Function keys, special keys that issue commands
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The Keyboard What are alternative forms for commands? MICROSOFT WORD KEY COMBINATION EQUIVALENTS Key Menu | Command Combination Command Button Copy Shift+F2 or Edit | Copy Ctrl+C Open Ctrl+F12 File | Open Paste Ctrl+V Edit | Paste Many programs allow you to use key combination, menu, or button to obtain same result
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The Keyboard What is a cordless keyboard? Communicate with a receiver attached to a port on the system unit
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The Keyboard What are other types of keyboards? Notebook and many handheld computers have built-in keyboards
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Pointing Devices What is a mouse ? Pointing device that fits under palm of hand Pointing device controls movement of pointer, also called mouse pointer Mechanical mouse has rubber or metal ball on underside mouse buttons wheel button mouse pad ball
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Pointing Devices What is an optical mouse? No moving mechanical parts inside Senses light to detect mouse’s movement More precise than mechanical mouse Connects using a cable, or wireless
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Pointing Devices How do you use a mouse?
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