$Revision: 1.3 $
$Date: 2002/06/12 11:18:18 $
mousebutton — The conventional name of a mouse button
mousebutton ::= (#PCDATA|replaceable|inlinegraphic|inlinemediaobject|indexterm| beginpage)*
The MouseButton element identifies the conventional name of a mouse button. Because mouse buttons are not physically labelled, the name is just that, a convention. Adding explicit markup for the naming of mouse buttons allow easier translation from one convention to another and might allow an online system to adapt to right- or left-handed usage.
Formatted inline. The MoreInfo attribute can help generate a link or query to retrieve additional information.
These elements contain mousebutton: action, application, attribution, bibliomisc, bridgehead, citation, citetitle, classsynopsisinfo, code, command, computeroutput, database, emphasis, entry, filename, firstterm, foreignphrase, funcparams, funcsynopsisinfo, function, glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm, hardware, interfacename, keycap, keycombo, lineannotation, link, literal, literallayout, lotentry, member, msgaud, olink, option, optional, para, parameter, phrase, primary, primaryie, productname, programlisting, property, quote, refdescriptor, refentrytitle, refname, refpurpose, remark, screen, screeninfo, secondary, secondaryie, see, seealso, seealsoie, seeie, seg, segtitle, shortcut, simpara, subtitle, synopsis, systemitem, td, term, tertiary, tertiaryie, th, title, titleabbrev, tocback, tocentry, tocfront, trademark, ulink, userinput.
<!DOCTYPE para PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN" "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.1.2/docbookx.dtd"> <para> Select a region of text by dragging the mouse pointer with the <mousebutton>left</mousebutton> mouse button depressed. Copy the selected text to a new location by placing the mouse pointer at the desired position and pressing the <mousebutton>middle</mousebutton> button. </para>
Select a region of text by dragging the mouse pointer with themouse button depressed. Copy the selected text to a new location by placing the mouse pointer at the desired position and pressing the button.
For additional examples, see also keycombo.