Welcome to MAPT Computer Basics

XXX Before you take the MAPT (Massachusetts Adult Proficiency Test) you will learn how to use a computer, log into MAPT, and start a MAPT Practice Test. XXX  


Using a Computer Mouse

A computer mouse looks like this:
Place your hand over the mouse like this:
A mouse pointer looks like this on your computer screen:
Mouse Arrow
  • To move the mouse pointer, rest your hand on the computer mouse and move your hand.
  • Move the mouse until the pointer is resting on what you want to select.
  • Press and quickly release the button on the left side of the mouse one time. This is called clicking.

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