How To Control Your Cursor With Keyboard In Windows

We all use Mouse or track pad to control mouse cursor in our PC. But if you want to try new method i.e. by keyboard to control your mouse cursor the please kindly read this.

Note.

 This method is just for fun not for professional use)

With keyboard Keys, you can use the numeric keypad on your keyboard—instead of the mouse—to move mouse pointer.

To turn on Mouse Keys

  1. Open Ease of Access Center by clicking the Start button on the left bottom of screen, clicking Control Panel,

clicking Ease of Access, and then clicking Ease of Access Center.

Go to Control panel from start menu

 

Go to Ease of Access in Control panel
Go to Ease of Access center from Ease of Access

2. Click Make the mouse easier to use.

Click on Make the mouse easier to use
  1. Under Control the mouse with the keyboard, select the Turn on Mouse Keys check box
Under Control the mouse with the keyboard, select the Turn on Mouse Keys check box

Moving the pointer using Mouse Keys

After you turn on Mouse Keys, you can use the numeric keypad to move the mouse.

To move the mouse pointer Press
Up and to the left 7
Up 8
Up and to the right 9
Left 4
Right 6
Down and to the left 1
Down 2
Down and to the right 3

 

Selecting a mouse button

Before you use Cursor to click items on your screen, you must first select which mouse button you want to be the active button: the left button, the right one, or both.

 

Selecting a mouse button

Before you use Cursor to click items on your screen, you must first select which mouse button you want to be the active button: the left button, the right one, or both.

To Press
Select the left mouse button The forward slash ( / )
Select both button The asterisk(*)
Select the Right mouse button The minus sign (-)

Note

  • If you choose to make the left mouse button the active button, it will remain the active button until you choose another button.  After you select a mouse button, you don’t need to select a mouse button again until you want to change buttons.

 

Clicking items using Mouse Keys

After you choose a button, you can click items on your screen.

To Do this
Click an item With the left button selected as your active button, point to the item, and then press 5
Right-click an item With the right button selected as your active button, point to the item, and then press 5
Double-click an item With the left button selected as your active button, point to the item, and press the plus sign (+)

Dragging items using Mouse Keys

You can use the numeric keypad to press and hold the active mouse button and to release it. This is helpful if you want to drag an item.

To Do this
Drag an item Point to the item, and then press zero (0)
Drop the item Point to the location where you want to move the item, and then press the decimal point (.)

Notes

  • You can also turn on Mouse Keys by pressing Left Alt+Left Shift+Num Lock.
  • To change options like how quickly the mouse pointer moves and whether your computer makes a sound when you turn on Mouse Keys, in the Ease of Access Center, under Control the mouse with the keyboard, click Set up Mouse Keys.
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