How to use your keyboard to control the mouse

If you find using a standard mouse difficult, choosing an alternative input device may help, but you may find that pressing keys on the keyboard to control the mouse is the easiest option. These guides explain how to customise your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux), so you can control the mouse pointer by using the number pad on your keyboard, a feature often called Mouse Keys.

Here's how to do this…

Use your keyboard to control the mouse

Set up your computer so that you can use the numeric keypad in place of a mouse.

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