master mode


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master mode

[′mas·tər ‚mōd]
(computer science)
The mode of operation of a computer system exercised by the operating system or executive system, in which a privileged class of instructions, which user programs cannot execute, is permitted. Also known as monitor mode; privileged mode.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Once you're in the VIEW MASTER mode, you can set the font style, size, color, and alignment for all the slides in the entire presentation.
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