menu bar

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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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The Siemens 840D CNC control is cleanly arranged for simplified programming with menu bars, soft keys, and windowing technology.
The CD-ROM contains image files and mini-tour movies of the tool and menu bars.
* Learn to set up customized menu bars that have the commands you are likely to use the most.
The user interface upgrades include user-definable menu bars on the panels; an editor window structure with separate toplevel windows for menu, object list, stock, object detail, and panels; editor UI updates such as modern tab controls in object window, a bookmark feature for navigation, and a data tab to view complex or large data values; and font and background color on basic TestPoint objects.
A spokesperson for the company said that the software is designed to enable anyone to include menu bars on their web site and can be used even by people with no artistic or technical skills.
That will swap the menu bars to Excel's, and the worksheet will display row and column headings.
The home and main pages are organized with a top banner containing three menu bars. The top menu bar focuses on popular features: tax center, global tax, newsletter, glossary, discussion, as well as about us and home, and buttons to sign in and register.
The program, which allows users to create macros to control their Windows applications and to assign tasks to desktop shortcuts or hotkeys, now also features graphical menu bars, hierarchically arranged macro groups for easier finding and executing of macros and over 150 script commands.
The top menu bars are essentially the same, offering links to "Contact Us," "Jobs," "About Camico," "For the Media," and "Privacy" above the name banner.
WebCPA's homepage and main pages are organized with two horizontal menu bars. The top bar on the homepage, and some main pages, provides links to "Home," "News," "Inside Views," "Financial Planning," "CareerZone," "Marketplace," and "Subscribe." The second menu bar connects with "Online Expo Center," "eBook Supplements," "Web Seminars," and "eNewsletters." The center of the homepage is dedicated to the current "eBook Supplement," "News," "Inside Views," and "Features." The subsidiary pages also display the two top menu bars, but are not consistent in the links provided or in the names given to the links.
The homepage and the main pages present a logo banner framed by two horizontal menu bars. The top menu bar displays "contact us," "jobs," "about Camico," "for the media," and "privacy." The bottom menu bar covers "products," "services," "risk management tools," and "get a quote."
Some main pages, as well as some subsidiary pages, also present left-side vertical menu bars that link to the resources available under the specific feature.