To highlight text or graphics in a software application, or to mark an item on a form. For example, to select content you wish to cut-and-paste, you must use your cursor, hold down your mouse button, and drag your mouse. When filling out an online form, you usually must click inside a radio button or check box to mark it as your selection. To select an item on a select box, you scroll down the menu and click on the desired item.

See also : deselect  drop-down menu  
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