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arrow key

(hardware)
One of four keys on a keyboard marked with arrows pointing up, down, left and right. The arrow keys are used for such things as moving the cursor in a text document, for moving the input focus between the fields of a form or sometimes for scrolling a picture.

Arrow key

One of four keyboard keys that move the cursor (the pointer on screen) up, down, left and right. See cursor keys.
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The first zoom she makes is a miss, as the picture swells and takes him out the side of the frame, but quickly she finds the arrow keys and pans right until his squinty eyes and soft face fill our view.
Without affecting the ease of use, Apple has repositioned the function keys and the arrow keys sport a slimmer appeal.
Go to Channel 1Use the arrow keys on your remote to highlight "Movies" and press OK/Select Choose a movie, confirm your purchase and enjoy.
The weatherproof QWERTY keyboard with navigation arrow keys and main soft keys provides driver input prompting controls.
For example, when individuals access a banking or shopping site, they subconsciously establish characteristics of how they interact with the site, such as clicking certain areas more often than others; using the up and down arrow keys on the keyboard to navigate; relying solely on the mouse; or tapping or swiping the screen of a tablet or smartphone in a distinct manner.
Basically you use your arrow keys to move tiles around a grid.
With the arrow keys, we can play fast to get more points," said Amrin.
Regarding the second aim, the Validation Group suggested Cathy use the arrow keys of the standard keyboard and delete the specific letter or syllable that was incorrect instead of deleting the whole word.
Full-size arrow keys allow users to navigate easily through documents and websites.
The WASD and arrow keys are not only in a separate grey colour but also have their own separate backlighting.
With simple movements and gestures, you can drag, flick, and select your preferences, without the hassle of using multiple buttons and arrow keys.
When the magnification window appears, you can slide it up or down by using the keyboard's arrow keys or by moving the mouse.