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right-click

(hardware)
To click the right-most mouse button on a mouse with more than one button. This usually performs a different function from the left button, e.g. displaying a context-sensitive menu (Microsoft Windows), extending the selection (X).

When used as a verb it is often written as two words with a space instead of a hyphen.
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When you are in the default view, you will see a new 'clear all from day' option when right-clicking on an activity.
Engage the Assign Macro menu by right-clicking on the button (see screenshot, at right).
IN Windows, right-clicking on your hard disk icon then choosing properties from the list will open a dialogue box that contains information about the hard disk.
MoGo Mouse BT is ergonomically friendly and intuitive to use, right down to the two indentations on its top that clearly enable left- and right-clicking.
Right-clicking on the controls to the left of the tabs produces a vertical list of all the work-sheets in the spreadsheet (see screenshot at right).
Integrated Web search that lets users conduct a search on any word in a web page by simply selecting the word with the mouse, right-clicking and choosing Web Search.
If the icon is not in your taskbar, you can put it there by right-clicking on an empty space in the taskbar and then clicking on Toolbars and placing a check next to Quick Launch.
Right-Click Searching: Users can conduct a search on a word or phrase within a webpage simply by highlighting the word(s) and right-clicking.
And by right-clicking on your automated signature that appears at the bottom of your outgoing e-mail screen, yon have the option of using any of the signatures you composed.
If necessary, you can reposition the data labels by right-clicking on one of them.