status line


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status line

[′stad·əs ‚līn]
(computer science)
A conductor on the bus of a computer over which an addressed storage location or component transmits its status to the central processing unit.

status line

An information line displayed on screen that shows current activity.
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For example, control lines can be logically connected to motor drives on left/right wheels (two lines switch motors and two lines change rotation direction), and status lines to ultrasonic, proximity or other sensors.
on Times Square dressed as a homeless person with running sores than of raising any significant money, but won't quit until they've dragged their personal national recognition factor kicking and screaming over the indistinct Vice Presidential consideration status line.
While still pressing CTRL, watch the status line as you move the end point in a good sized circle.
The status line at the bottom of the screen gives the user the total number of hits and the current search hit, and as one moves to the next hit, the number of the current search hit changes on the status line.
A status line that contains just one line of instruction for a selected item can be displayed at the bottom of the screen.
You can use the status line at the bottom of the page to guide your work and to give a rough approximation of the placement of the box, but as with many other WordPerfect graphics functions, you'll depend a lot on your own eyes for correctly placing the box.
The status line at the top of the screen always indicates the percentage of RAM consumed by the active document.
During operation, a status line at the bottom of the screen displays the current menu name, the status of the capture-to-buffer and capture-to-printer toggles, whether or not a connection has been initiated, and the date and time.
The digital display allows for 1000 steps of amplitude adjustment while providing a status line message to convey the control's operating state.
The status line in the upper right-hand corner of the Lotus screen can be changed using the {INDICATE} command.
The apostrophe will not be visible on the screen, even as a space, although it will appear on the status line at the top of the screen as you work.
This is accomplished by correcting for CD and PMD distortions in the constellation diagram and displaying CD and first order PMD values in the status line of the N4391A.