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Adhisha Gammanpila

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Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Feb 7, 2010

Hi.........

Do you know why the pointing device attached to the Computer is called Mouse?

Please share your ideas here!!!!!
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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Feb 11, 2010

cuz it looks like one ?? not to sure... google it hahaha


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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Feb 16, 2010

Now a days pointing device looks like a Mouse as usual it is in Black colour.

But I remember about 3-4 years back it was in white color. So it did not look like a Mouse at that stage. Did it?
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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Feb 23, 2010

Yeah, I do wonder why the pointing device is called a "mouse" Atleast it being called a mouse is better than calling it a hand with a pointer finger, or a hour glass, or even the thing that appears when you're typing.


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Feb 24, 2010

Why don't we just call it a Pointer or something like that....
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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
May 11, 2010

May be because it shape is somewhat similar to mouse..and the wire looks like a tail of mouse i mean, it give the feeling of mouse.


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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Oct 18, 2016

because no one call it is a Catcool


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Re: Why is your pointing device called MOUSE???
Dec 21, 2016

Everyone is familiar with a computer mouse; along with the keyboard, it is one of the most common input devices you will use. A mouse is also called a 'pointing device' because it enables you to control what happens on the screen by moving the mouse on your desk and pointing, clicking and selecting items on the screen.


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Feb 2, 2017

Hi, I would say that a mouse is called a 'pointing device' because it enables you to control what happens on the screen by moving the mouse on your desk and pointing it by clicking and selecting items on the screen.


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