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.
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.
The status line at the top of the screen always indicates the percentage of RAM consumed by the active document.
The digital display allows for 1000 steps of amplitude adjustment while providing a status line message to convey the control's operating state.
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.
In addition, the powerhead buttons on the Optistar Elite injector are color-coordinated with the Ultraject prefilled syringes to help avoid medication errors resulting from the use of the wrong syringes and to help ensure proper procedural set up, while a status line banner guides technologists through each step of the set up process.
Mission status also is available on the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050.
Bearing Distance tools allow users to quickly develop site or plot plans by typing in coordinates on the status line, then selecting the generated entities to automatically place dimensions.
The media status line will be updated on an as-needed basis throughout the rollover weekend.
The new Windows interface streamlines program development with pull-down menus, dialog boxes, title bar, status line, vertical scrolling, feature tabs, and mouse and keyboard support for obstacle-free code navigation.