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point-and-click Syllabification: point-and-click

Definition of point-and-click in English:


(Of an interface) giving the user the ability to initiate tasks by using a mouse to move the cursor over an area of the screen and clicking on it.
Example sentences
  • This much larger graphic display area opens in full-screen mode, and employs a purely point-and-click interface.
  • Because it is a point-and-click interface, users do not need extensive knowledge of complex control algorithms.
  • Players move one or more characters around the screen in old-fashioned point-and-click fashion.

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