arrow key

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
It now reads, "Press and hold up arrow key or down arrow key to set the data for parameter :90 to 0009 to lock the DVR.
Level of vibration is set using up and down arrow key and is displayed on LCD screen.
To move back, hold down the Alt key and press the left arrow key; to go foreward, press the right arrow key.
The keyboard was a Zenith ZHB-3 that had the arrow keys separated from the other keys and grouped in an inverted T configuration with the up arrow key above the left, down, and right arrow keys.
PHONE BOOK: Enter number then press Phone Book - then OK to store on SIM card - enter name and scroll down arrow key to confirm number - OK.
To earn points, depress the up arrow key AS SOON AS the icons match.
Highlight the cells from D8 to E12 using the arrow key as above.
Hold down the shift key while pressing the left arrow key to highlight the cells back to cell A4.
When renaming a file, to move the cursor to the beginning of the highlighted name, hit the left arrow or up arrow key.
While typing a message if one wishes to write the letters in capital, double click the Shift button that is the upward arrow key placed on the left side of the keyboard.
Do not use the up arrow key until you cannot move any further