To choose and take from a number; to take by preference from among others; to pick out; to cull; as, to select the best authors for perusal.
In mouse-based applications, to designate where the next action will take place. To select something, you click on it or drag across it.
To mark an item so that an action can be carried out on it. You usually select an item by clicking it or by pressing a key. After selecting it, you choose the action that you want to affect it (such as OK or Move). Selected check box
To choose the attributes that will be returned as the result of a query.
Index Definition: Selection Menu (Forms) Description: Creates a menu whose choices are represented by OPTION elements.
To click or press the appropriate mouse button on a menu option, a button, or similar item within an application. To select text, press and hold the left mouse button, drag the cursor across the text, and release the mouse button.
To specify a section of text or graphics for initiating an action. To select also can be to choose an option in a dialog box.
Choose an item by highlighting it or clicking it with mouse.
Highlighting an object on a windows screen or a menu option.
To click on an object or a choice in a dialog to make it the object of your clicks or keystrokes.
Definition: To identify an object as the object on which an action is to be performed. For example, the object can be text, one or more desktop launchers, a folder in the Nautilus Tree tabbed pane, and so on. When you select objects, they usually appear highlighted. Usage: Normal text rules. Example: In the Menu Editor window, select the menu to which you want to add a submenu. Note: Do not use choose or highlight in this context. Refer to the text that is selected as the selection, selected text, selected menu, and so on.
When you click and highlight an item in order to perform some action on it. See also Highlight.
Using a menu system the viewer is able to select from one of the three pre-set modes the most appropriate picture and sound settings for the style of programme being watched. The modes have pre-set values for eight pictures and two sound parameters.
1. To block a range of text for future action. 2. To mark options that may be applied at some later time. Compare with Choose.
(Korn/Bash) presents a menu and enables user selection.
Click to select the highlighted sample file.
To specify an object by moving the mouse pointer (an arrow) over the object and clicking. No action is performed until you choose another object, such as the OK button. To select with the keyboard, see Chapter 3 "Learning Basic Skills" in Part 1 of this guide.
Mark for action. You can select a set of adjacent files by clicking the first, holding shift, and clicking the last. You can select non-adjacent files by holding the control key while you click each one. You can also deselect by holding the control key and clicking a selected file. In a graphics program, you can draw a rectangle or other shape around part of a picture and apply changes to just that area. In your word processor, you can select a word by double clicking it, or a paragraph or table row by clicking from the extreme left of the window. There are many more ways of selecting text.
pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
a process that the list broker conducts on your behalf to choose only some names from the entire list
type of response where a learner matches to sample, by either clicking on, pointing to, touching, marking, circling, underlining, highlighting or otherwise contacting a particular object or location of an area on an object. In CBT this can include multiple choice and true-false frames.
To choose a specific area to edit in the active window selection tools: freehand - Allows you to 'draw' your own selection in rather than using a pre-defined shape or color as your selection. Selections can be moved, copied, edited or deleted. shape - With the shape tool you can draw a rectangle, square, circle or ellipse. magic wand - The magic wand can be used to select a specific area based on either the the color, the hue or the brightness. What Does a Selection Look Like? The selected area has a moving dotted line around it. Professionals refer to this line as the "marquee" since it resembles the flashing lights around a marquee sign. Floating Selection - A floating selection is not yet part of the image, but rather 'floats' above the image. You can move it or alter it without affecting the underlying image Standard Selection - A standard selection is part of the underlying image, if you move it you will alter the image below. invert the selection To switch the image's selected and non-selected areas. Two ways to invert the selection: choose "Invert" from the Selections Menu press the Shift+V key on your keyboard
One or more items can be selected. They can then be dragged to another position or deleted.
The method of highlighting an item with the mouse or keystrokes so that a subsequent action can be carried out on it.
A query chooses specific data from one or more tables for a report, based on specific criteria (e.g., values in attributes). Example: Select all Men, age 50 or older, who make more than 50K annually.
Select means to highlight data. To select text, for example, hold down the mouse button at the beginning of what you want to select, then move the mouse to the end of what you want to select (and let go of the mouse button). The selected text will now be in inverse (opposite) colors. This is only to show what text is selected, it does not affect the printed document.
To designate where a subsequent action will take place. To select something with a mouse, one clicks an icon or graphic, or drags across text.- Selection - The information or items that will be affected by the next command. A selected item is usually highlighted. See also Select, Highlighted Item.
To choose an object to be acted upon or an action to be performed.
Use the mouse to move the arrow to point to the term or record you want to highlight, then click with the left mouse button.
In order to work with an object, you must first select or activate it. One way to select an object by clicking it once with the mouse.
To select an item is to identify to the computer one or more files or folders that you wish to do something with. This is usually done by pointing to an item, with the screen pointer and then quickly pressing and releasing the left mouse button once.
1) A switch which controls where an input receives its signal from. 2) The action of choosing where an input receives its signal from.
General term, refers to pointing to an object and pressing the right mouse button to select particular module s, pulldowns, commands, and options (in parameter blocks and value-aids).
To highlight an option or make a choice. Clicking an item with a mouse usually selects it.
(1) In user interface design, refers narrowly to designating one or more objects, typically for a subsequent action. UI components are activated while user objects are selected. (2) In technical documentation, refers generally to the action of clicking list items, checkboxes, radio buttons, and so forth. See also activation, choose.
Highlighting text or an object so the computer can work with this selection in some way.
To mark or highlight an item so that a subsequent action can be carried out on that item. You usually select an item by clicking it with a mouse or pressing a key. After selecting and item, you choose the action that you want to affect the item. Contrast with choose.
Choose the best suited.
To specify where the next action will occur. You click a screen area or drag through text to select an item. A selected item is usually highlighted.
Selecting an item is a different action than checking it. When you select an item, it becomes highlighted. If you use the default Windows theme, highlighted items have a navy blue background. You can usually select multiple items by using the SHIFT or CTRL keys. Holding CTRL while clicking on an item will keep all previous selection, and toggle selection for clicked item. Holding SHIFT while clicking on an item will select all items between the last focused item and the clicked item. Pressing the Space key usually toggle checking state of checkable selected items.
To position the cursor over an icon then click the (left) mouse button. Once an icon is selected, it is the object of whatever operation you select from a menu.
To designate which object will receive the next action you take. Selecting is usually done by clicking or dragging.
You can "select" a single playitem by clicking on the box to the left of its name. Select multiple playitems by either "click and drag" or "shift-click" or "ctrl-click". A tick in the little box indicates the item is selected. You can reorder selected playitems either by clicking and dragging or by use of the up and down buttons at the bottom of the contents panel. The "selected playitems" menu gives a list of actions which can be performed on a group of selected playitems. The "more choices" button, or right clicking on the contents panel will also access that same list of actions.
the section called â€œMaking menus with the select built-in
Choose an item from a list or group of items.
To designate an item (anything from a word to a sentence, file or icon) for some action, by highlighting it (pointing to it and single-clicking on it). Clicking on another item deselects the previous icon, unless you hold the Shift key down at the same time, in which case multiple items can be selected.
To specify a block of data or text on screen by highlighting it or otherwise marking it, with the intent of performing some operation on it.
OR highlight "select" is preferred (use "highlight" in context of text editing)