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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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An alternative to Twitter's own application, Twitterrific 5 gets the full iOS 7 treatment, from the thin Helvetica Neue font and transparent panels, to simpler icons and a top menu bar that blends into iOS's own status bar for signal strength and battery life.
To edit the HTML source code, select HTML Source under View on the menu bar.
0, Quattro Pro for Windows has a menu bar along the top that lets you perform routine tasks by using simple push-button operations.
To become a member of the FS/ISAC, click the "Join" button at the top menu bar and view the different membership levels.
The embedded application offers fast response for heavily used functions, such as menu bar navigation and electronic programming guide scrolling.
For the ultimate in QA, the chief X10 geek-engineers will even certify your creations for possible sale on the website and a special marketing spot on the menu bar.
the award-winning publisher of value-add productivity software, is offering Mac iTunes(R) music lovers a free download of You Control:iTunes, the acclaimed custom menu tool for Mac OS X that lets you control iTunes from the Mac OS X menu bar.
Rather than modifying the font menu that belongs to an application, the You Control:Fonts menu resides in the Mac OS X menu bar next to your default system menu items.
You can place your user-created You Control menus in a variety of locations, including the Macintosh Menu Bar or in any corner of your monitor screen, or you can pop your custom menus up anywhere on the screen using key commands you specify.
For Adobe InDesign software users, Image Portal X supports InCaddy -- the smart plug-in linking directly to Image Portal's repository and processing engine from the InDesign menu bar.
Users can specify the weather settings they want to track and have the information displayed as a ticker tape in the menu bar or have it display in a more traditional menu.