(1) To make a mass storage device available. In Macintosh environments, for example, inserting a floppy disk into the drive is called mounting the floppy.
(2) To install a device, such as a disk drive or expansion board.
)A device that controls the movement of the cursor or pointer on a display screen. A mouse is a small object you can roll along a hard, flat surface. Its name is derived from its shape, which looks a bit like a mouse, its connecting wire that one can imagine to be the mouse’s tail, […]
- Mouse Hover
A mouse hover, also called just hover, triggers an event when a user places a mouse over a designated area, such as a hyperlink on a Web page. The action of moving the mouse over the item causes events such as pop-up windows or description boxes. Hovers can be coded into Web pages using DHTML, […]
A pad over which you can move a mouse. Mousepads provide more traction than smooth surfaces such as glass and wood, so they make it easier to move a mouse accurately. For mechanical mice, mousepads are optional. Optical mice, however, require special mousepads that have grids drawn on them.
A technique that forces a user to remain on a specific Web site by not allowing the user to leave the site. Whenever the user tries to leave the site by closing the browser window or going to a new URL, the site that is mousetrapping will automatically open a new browser window with its […]