arrow key

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arrow key definition

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One of four keys on a keyboard marked with arrows pointing up, down, left and right. The arrow keys are used for such things as moving the cursor in a text document, for moving the input focus between the fields of a form or sometimes for scrolling a picture.
(1998-06-26)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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