A set of options displayed below an entry on a menu bar. If you click on the Start button in Windows 95 you'll see an example of a pull-down menu Purge To empty the contents of the Recycle Bin in Windows 95. To do this, click once on the bin to highlight it, then click on the right-hand mouse button and choose the empty option
A menu of commands or options that appears when you select an item with a mouse. The item you select is generally at the top of the display screen, and the menu appears just below it, as if you had pulled it down. This feature is also referred to as a "drop down menu".
A menu that expands downward when its title is selected with the mouse. A list of options appears as long as the mouse button is held down, and the user can select an option by scrolling through the menu and releasing the mouse button when the desired option is highlighted (as defined by the ComputerUser High-Tech dictionary). A pull-down menu is different than a drop-down menu.
A menu on a page. The contents display only when the user clicks a menu item, whereupon other options display in a list. The user may then select an option from the list. A pull-down menu can be located at the top of the page in a menu bar or in the main part of the window. In the latter case, there is a small arrow pointing down which the user can click to reveal the options.
A menu in a graphical user interface (GUI) that is opened placing the screen cursor over the title and clicking a mouse button. A list appears below the title, and the user can select options from the list. Back to the Top