Controls in Minecraft Some, but not all, of the controls can be reconfigured in the controls in minecraft screen. Movement Mouse The mouse controls turning and aiming. Mouse Buttons Left Button The left button is used hit things — i.
It will use the item you are using in your Main Hand. When you click the Right Button, it can be a little bit difficult to predict what will happen. If your crosshairs are pointing at something that can be used or opened, such as a switch, lever, door or chest, then that will be used or opened. If you are holding an item in your Main Hand that can be used with a right click, that will happen. If you are holding an item in your Off Hand that can be used or placed, than that will happen. TIP: To place a block against a container, you can hold down SHIFT whilst right clicking, otherwise the container will be opened. Q Drop the item in your hand on the floor.
Main Hand and Off Hand Your Main Hand is the one contolled by the Left Mouse Button — this will usually be your right hand, but if you prefer to be left-handed you can change this in the Options screen. 9 to select it from the toolbar. Your Off Hand is your other hand. It’s a good idea to change the «Drop» button to something further away from the movement keys: it reduces the risk of accidentally throwing your stuff into lava. In Survival Mode this will select that block type if you have it in your inventory. In Creative mode, it will select that block if you have it, and add it to your Toolbar if you don’t. 9 will add whatever item your mouse is over to that slot on your Toolbar.