escape key


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escape key

A keyboard key commonly used to exit a mode or routine, or cancel some function. It is the key labeled "Esc."
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In our research, subjects beginning the experiment with the basic procedure outlined above are being compared with subjects who first perform a session in which the escape key is not an option.
The Escape key will take you out of a task you are doing.
FIRST you've got to turn on the cheat mode by hitting the ESCAPE key while playing to get you to the Main Menu.
The 65-year-old judge's own knowledge of computers admittedly is limited to using the escape key.
It can be bypassed by simply pressing the escape key.
In this situation, the teacher told the child that the escape key could be used to access the puzzle model, but did not offer any suggestions for its use during the activity even when the child experienced difficulty finding a correct puzzle piece.