A list displayed on the computer screen, by which a program provides the user with different options for processing by the program. It usually includes a mechanism, such as pointing by a mouse or selection by arrow keys, to select the desired option from those on the list. Depending on how the menu is displayed, it may be a pop-up menu or pull-down menu.
In windows, clicking on certain ICONS can result in the appearance of a drop-down list of further options which are subfunctions of the main function represented by the ICON. These may include "Save", "Help" , etc.
A menu is a list of options from which you can make a selection and then perform a desired action, such as choosing a command like Send or Go To. Nowadays, some menus on mobile phones have been designed to give the user a choice in the way their phone's menu is set up i.e some give the option to use lists or icons.
A list of available services or functions provided by an application program. One selects an option by using a mouse or arrow key to highlight it, and clicking the mouse or pressing Enter. Most menus are pull-down menus located at the top of the screen, and the options for a particular heading appear when that category is selected.
In application software, a screen listing of COMMANDS, ACTIONS, or other ALTERNATIVES from which the user may select. The menu selection may perform an action or bring up another menu. The menu presents the choices to the user from that particular point in the program.
You can enter another area on a site by simply pointing and clicking on a menu item. This is a list of links on a website. Home menu: A menu that appears on the home page giving access to other areas in the site. subpage menu: A menu that appears on the inside pages of your site. pop-up menu: A menu that appears temporarily when you click the mouse button on a selection. Once you make a selection from a pop-up menu, the menu usually disappears.
A list of options from which a program user can select to perform a desired action. Manyu application programs use menus to provide the user with an easily understood alternative to memorizing program commands.
Display of functions or options available. On a display screen this can take the form of tables, side bars or lines at the bottom/upper part of the screen. On a digitizing table, it consists of a document (either in a fixed or user specified location) illustrating the various commands.
A menu is another point of jumping off. It lists all your choices (by category) of where you can go in the computer or the internet and what you can look at. It is just like using a map in a building to choose where you want to go to perform the tasks you desire. For example, say you want to print a paper you have written. You would go into the 'File' menu, and then could select 'Print.'
CAD/CAM] a set of preprogrammed areas on the digitizing tablet. By entering a digitizer signal from one of these areas (squares), the user can choose a particular set of commands. General interactive computing; a list of available options displayed on the CRT that the user can choose from by using the keyboard or a device such as a touch screen.
Just about every software program has a menu of options that you can choose from at the top of the window. The menu of this window will look like this: The File, Edit, View, etc. are menu option that you can click on to perform special software functions. Usually the ones you see here have functions that will drop under them when you click on them or move your mouse pointer over them. That is known as a Drop Down menu.
A list of options (e.g., EDIT, PRINT) in computer processing displayed on a video screen, with selection made on a keyboard or by pointing a special device (the mouse) at the item listed on the screen.
The menu headings are found at the top of the screen. Clicking on one of these items (such as File, View, or Edit) will open up a list of menu items. Clicking on one of the menu items will cause an action to take place or the screen view to change.
with MenuBar and MenuItem JMenu with JMenuBar, JMenuItem, JRadioButtonMenuItem and JPopupMenu Drop down menus to select functions to perform. JRadioButtonMenuItem allows toggling option selections in the menus. JPopupMenu lets the user pop up a menu when she right clicks a component.
A computer menu (also called a dropdown menu) is like a restaurant menu that lists options (or tasks) to choose from. Saving, printing, editing, and formatting are all tasks found in computer menus. Menu options in Blackboard are shown in the oval boxes on the left side of the screen.
Lists of actions you can perform within an application. Menu items can be used to edit information, set preferences, save, delete, beam, and more. In most applications, menus are hidden at the top of the screen. You make them visible by tapping the upper-left corner of the screen or on select devices, the Menu icon, located to the lower-left of the Graffiti writing area.
A list of options displayed on a computer screen. ewsgroup - A special interest discussion group found on the usenet portion of the Internet. n-line - Being connected to another computer via a telecommunications link. earch engine - Software that helps locate files on the Internet. Yahoo and Infoseek are search engines.
A list of the choices or options available to users of a computer-based system. Menus typically employ icons or pictograms, short words, phrases or abbreviations. Pop-up or pull-down menus are normally represented on screen by one word or symbol, until selected by the user, when a larger range of options is presented.
A form that allows the user to select from an array of choices and then opens the corresponding window. Menus are commonly used devices for navigation between various tasks within a computer application. Traditionally, an application's 'Main Menu' is its focal point, but newer applications often use a "menu bar" instead. AKA "switchboard".
Help using conference commands is available to every conference subscriber and participant. The system plays a private help message to the requester that lists the available features and their associated touch-tone commands. The default command for playing this menu is **. Close window
A list of available options that is used to complete actions in a graphical user interface. By clicking on one's desired selection from a predetermined list, a user is able to operate a program without learning a specific set of commands and their syntax. Some computer users prefer to maximise their efficiency by memorising the available commands anyway (for many of these more-advanced users, the term "menu" tends to refer to flyer from the local pizzeria that they hang up next to their monitors).
A list of browser functions or features. You may select items such as File, Edit, View, and Help from the main toolbar menu. There are also pull-down menus that appear on screen when you select an item from the main menu. For example, if you click File on the main menu, you may then select from options such as New, Open, Close, and Print in the pull-down menu.
A list of options that appear on the screen to make using computer systems easier. Users simply choose menu items to operate the system; they don't have to learn or remember special commands. See Chapter 7.
MENU string exp string exp GOTO label string exp GOTO labelâ€¦ ENDMENU Offers a menu of options to the user. Each option jumps to a particular label when it is chosen. e.g. MENU "Choose action" "Connect to server" GOTO logon "Upload file" GOTO sendfile "Download file" GOTO downl "Exit" EXIT ENDMENU creates a menu with the heading "Choose action" from which the user can select one of four actions (e.g. "Upload file" etc). The script then carries out the command next to the menu item, e.g. jumping to "sendfile" for the "Upload file" menu item. Menu items can only be followed by GOTO or EXIT commands. MENU requires a matching ENDMENU command.
When you click on a word or icon on your toolbars, a "menu," or list, of functions drops down. It has different selections for you to choose from, just like the menu at your favorite restaurant. You choose what actions you wish to take in a program or on the Internet from these menu selections.
A list of commands (instructions) which appear when one points to and clicks titles in a menu bar or dialog box. One chooses a command by dragging through a menu and releasing the mouse when a desired command is highlighted.- Menu bar - The strip across the top of the screen that contains titles of available menus.- Pull-down Menu - A menu that is hidden until you move the cursor to its title and click.- Pop-up Menu - Usually found in a dialog box, toolbar, or tool palette, a list of options appears when a pop-up menu is clicked. Pop-ups are usually indicated by a small downward arrow.- Sub-Menu - A menu which is nested within another. Usually indicated by a right pointing arrow.
A list choices offered to the user. How you select a menu option depends upon the nature of the application or operating system. Typing a number or letter or clicking on a with a mouseare two common. See pull-down menu.
In a browser, the row of commands at the very top of the screen, which reveal more commands when you click the mouse on them. The Macintosh Netscape browser's menus are: File Edit View Go Bookmarks Options Directory Window Different computers and different browsers will have similar, but slightly different menus.
A user interface element you can use in your application to allow the user to view or choose an item from a list of choices and commands that your application provides See also: contextual menu, hierarchical menu, pop-up menu, pull-down menu, submenu
A set of procedures that can be followed to change the characteristics of a balance. The menu is made up of a number of options, called parameters, that can be set at the factory or in some cases by the user.
A list of commands that is displayed from a window or software application. The window menu enables you to control the size, shape, and position of that window. An application menu enables you to operate the application.
A list of options that users can choose. Most menus are contextual, meaning that they are visible depending upon the item the user has selected. If a particular command isn't available for the selection, you'll see that menu item in gray -- unavailable.
A list of things that an application does. In Windows95, nearly every application has a menu along the top of its window, usually containing the items File, Edit, View, and Help - when clicked, additional subordinate menu items are displayed.
A menu offers the user a method for issuing commands to the user interface. It consists of a menu bar containing menu items that represent the available menus. Each item has a pull-down menu consisting of one or more menu items that either represent commands or methods of navigating to other menu items.
A list of choices that appears in menu programs. You select an option by using a mouse or arrow key to highlight (select) it. Some menus are pull-down menus located at the top of the screen, and the options for that heading appear when choosing that category. Menu Bar: The Menu running across the top of the Netscape window displaying: File; Edit; View; Communicator and Help.
In a graphical user interface, a bar containing a set of titles that appears at the top of a window. Once you display the contents of a menu by clicking on its title, you can select any active command (e.g., one that appears in bold type and not in a lighter, gray type).
A list of choices (menu items) logically grouped and displayed by an application so that a user need not memorize all available commands or options. Menus in the Java look and feel are "sticky"--that is, they remain posted on screen after the user clicks the menu title. Menus are created using the JMenu component. See also contextual menu, drop-down menu, menu bar, menu item, submenu.
Options for command input by computer users rather than typing instructions at the command line. Menus come in many forms including permanent screen menu squares, pull-downs, popups, sliders, icons, cursor, picklists, dialog and toolbar buttons, as well as printed tablet menus and cursor buttons on digitizing (mouse) devices.
Used in the context of general equities. Hierarchy of choices concerning price and volume of bids or offers proposed to a customer (e.g. Menu of offerings to a customer buyer - a) 10m @ 24 1/4; b) 25m @ 24 1/2; or c) 50m @ 24 3/4).
A list of commands that help make your computer do what you want. To make a menu appear, press your right-hand mouse button one time. To make the menu disappear, move your mouse pointer to any blank spot on this page, and then press the left-hand mouse button one time.
interface: A list of commands which appears on screen so you can select commands from your mouse. The Mac uses pull-down menus which are accessible at the top of the screen, as well as pop-up menus in some dialog boxes. Choosing a menu item results in immediate action unless the item ends with three dots in which case a dialog box listing more options will appear.
In most GUI's, across the top of each window is a title bar, below which is the menu bar, a horizontal list of 'top-level' commands. File and Edit are the most common first two choices. When one of these is clicked a menu drops down, with more commands, like open, save, copy, or paste. There can be menus within menus. operating system The program that is used to manage applications and data. Operating systems define what kind of computer you have, like Windows, Macintosh, or Unix. In one sense, the web browser is becoming an operating system. "System" is sometimes used to mean "operating system", and sometimes means the computer itself.
In a restaurant, a menu is the list of options for a diner to select. A menu may be a la carte or table d'hÃ´te. The items that are available for the diner to choose from are broken down into various categories, depending on the time of day or the event.
In computing and telecommunications, a menu is a list of commands presented to an operator by a computer or communications system. They may be thought of as shortcuts to frequently used commands that avoid the operator having to have a detailed knowledge or recall of syntax. A menu is used in contrast to a command line interface where instructions to the computer are given in the form of commands (or verbs).
A menu is a widget that displays a collection of one-line entries arranged in a column. There exist several different types of entries, each with different properties. Entries of different types may be combined in a single menu. Menu entries are not the same as entry widgets. In fact, menu entries are not even distinct widgets; the entire menu is one widget.
The portion of your Web site that provides a set of links to other pages of your site. The menu enables your visitors to navigate your site. Customize and manage your site's menu using SiteCLERK's Menu Manager.
In DVD-Video there are two kinds of menus, System Menus and Interactive Menus. There are six types of System Menus: Title Menu, Root Menu, Audio Menu, Sub-picture Menu, Angle Menu and PTT or Chapter Menu.
There are menus for each level and lesson in an Academy module. Links to the level menus appear in the center of the menubar. Access any level menu by clicking the level titles in the center of the menubar. Click the up arrow (top right) to access the menu for the current level or to go to the next higher menu level. For example, if you are viewing a page in a lesson the up arrow takes you to the current Lesson menu then to the menu for all Lessons then to the Table of Contents (ToC) for the entire module.