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highlight

Art, etc an area of the lightest tone in a painting, drawing, photograph, etc.

highlight

1. In a field of view, a local region that is emphasized, usually by increased local illumination.
2. An area on a metal surface which has been most exposed to a buffing or polishing operation, and hence has the highest luster.

highlight

To select an item in a menu, on the desktop or within an application in order to copy, move, delete, mark or launch it. Highlighting is typically accomplished by pointing to the object with the mouse and clicking the left mouse button. See Win Highlighting items and highlight bar.


Highlights
The color and shading of highlighted items depends on the OS: Windows XP (top), Windows 7 (middle) and Mac (bottom).


Highlights
The color and shading of highlighted items depends on the OS: Windows XP (top), Windows 7 (middle) and Mac (bottom).


Highlights
The color and shading of highlighted items depends on the OS: Windows XP (top), Windows 7 (middle) and Mac (bottom).
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The appropriate methods for highlighting symbols on interactive maps can vary in terms of the purpose of highlighting as well as the type of symbols in the display.
Next, we present related work on attention, perceptual grouping, and motion detection as a foundation for evaluating the highlighting methods.
She explained that a lot of the younger girls' parents use the promise of highlighting as a reward for everything from doing well in school to behaving in class.
The use of the web for advertising and highlighting one's camp, however, is relatively new.
The key contributions of this research are a set of proposed design criteria for functional and analytically effective highlighting methods, an extended set of highlighting techniques (building on our earlier work (Robinson 2009)) made possible by exploring all available visual variables as well as other methods, a set of interaction types that define basic ways in which highlighting methods can be combined and modified, and a theoretical framework that matches highlighting methods to their predicted utility/usability based on the aforementioned design criteria.
Made especially for Disney Holiday Treasures, the holiday set also includes "The Actors" cards, featuring classic Disney stars from the Charles Dicken's tale "Mickey's Christmas Carol"; "Holiday Greetings" cards, featuring postcards from Mickey on his fantastic Hawaiian holiday; "All Dolled Up" cards, spotlighting everyone's favorite princesses and female characters dressed up in their holiday best; and "Holiday Classics" cards, highlighting scenes from Disney's most memorable holiday movies.
Network security and flow classification market leader Hifn (Nasdaq: HIFN) will be highlighting its HIPP III line of FlowThrough(TM) security processors.
It adds innovative features to enable business professionals to exchange ideas on a document using voice and text annotations, highlighting, and hyperlinks.
has also announced that it is accepting Beta users for its new web-based email highlighting service - AmikaFreedom.
Other programming includes highlights shows for fall and spring sports, call-in and/or coaches shows, "Seminole Summer Showcase," highlighting replays or highlights of previous FSU events, "Seminole Sports Magazine," "Seminole Uprising" and more.
Spot color printing provides a method of highlighting key information to improve the clarity of the document and accentuate marketing messages while maintaining the production capacities and critically short print windows required in the statement printing market.
The campaign illustrated this concept using four distinctive personalities, including the "Collector," highlighting the computer's dual hard drive capability; "Nomad," highlighting the product's dual battery capacity; "Hotshot," highlighting the optional CD-ROM drive; and "Workhorse," highlighting the MultiBay expansion base.