menu bar

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menu bar

[′men·yü ‚bär]
(computer science)
In a graphical user interface, a horizontal strip near the top of the screen or a window, containing the titles of available pull-down menus.
A horizontal or vertical strip containing the names of currently available commands.

menu bar

(operating system)
A permanently displayed menu spread horizontally across the top of the screen or window. When the mouse is pressed over an item on the menu bar, a pull-down menu appears.

menu bar

A row of menu titles typically located at the top of the application's window on screen. The File menu is often the first menu title on the menu bar. See menu pane.
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I looked at all those little inscrutable icons in my menubar and saw them for what they were: hacks and shortcuts to "fix" the way the computer worked.
The highlighted area in the center of Figure 1 represents a "button" which you can open by double-clicking on it with the mouse or by using the pull-down menu on the menubar.
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Because the device maker is in control, items like the progress indicator, menubar and splash page can be easily branded to carry the look and feel of the manufacturer.
You can also click your way to the manager from the 'Tools' option in the menubar.
Unfriend Finder makes identifying unfriends easy by displaying a red counter in the menubar with the amount of unfriends you have.