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double click

(1) To press the mouse button twice in rapid succession. Double clicking is commonly used to highlight the current word at the cursor as well as open a file or folder. In the early days of Windows, a double click was always used to open a file or folder. Later on, the convenience of the single click Web link caused many functions to be changed from double to single clicking. See click and double tap.

(2) (DoubleClick Inc., New York, www.doubleclick.com) A Web ad serving company that began in 1996. DoubleClick is perhaps the most widely known organization that delivers Web advertising. Its growth expanded well beyond ads into rich media, search, video and all kinds of digital affiliate marketing. Google acquired the privately held company for USD $3.1 billion in 2007. See adserver.
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First the user must tap a surface (which is much more easier than double click), the he must swipe (again as many times as he want, as the coordinates for further calculations are used only from the initial tap) and then double click to confirm (also as many times as necessary, the final coordinates are used from the final double click).
An SSD graph requires that the X axis cross the Y axis at "-1." To move the abscissa off 0 you need to double click the Y axis.
The Double Click Cafe, "the hottest place" in suburban Briarcliff, has just opened as the series begins, and it is starting to attract a regular clientele of teenagers from the local schools.
A double click of the mouse on any factor brings up another window with the definition for that factor.
Double click on this name, and you will get a whole host of new icons to select.
Double click to edit the document with external software.
In the chart area double click, and a box titled FORMAT CHART AREA will appear.
The usual mailbox functions will remain available - a double click on the e-mail's icon retrieves the attachment and the 'forward', 'print' and 'reply' functions can also be used.
A OPEN the DUN folder in My Computer, double click on the ISP icon and click on Connect.
In the instruction booklet, under the section 'How To Get Started' are a stream of instructions - double click on this icon here, go to file manager there, then follow the instructions that appear on screen etc, etc.
To access your swap file settings, open the Control Panel, double click on the 386-enhanced icon and click the virtual memory button.
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