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popup menu

An on-screen menu that displays on top of the existing text or image. When the menu option is selected, the popup menu disappears. This is the common structure for menus today, but was a breakthrough in the early 1980s. See popup.
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The development of this GUI is consisting of usage of the static text, push button, popup menu, edit box and axes.
This action will return you to the previous popup menu window where now My Dimension Style is listed as an option.
Within the "Line" category find the option of "Color:" Click on the popup menu and select the color black (this deselects "Automatic").
If you have certain elements of the popup menu "disabled" they don't go away, they are just hidden, and can be shown again by clicking on the option to expand the menu.
If you can't see it, right-click on the toolbar you can see and choose Customize from the popup menu. On the Toolbars tab of the window that appears, check off the items you want.
ImageContext conveniently puts the image in the right click popup menu. ImageContext works under Windows 95/98/NT/2000.
A JUST right-click on any image you see on a web page and choose Save Picture As from the popup menu. An ordinary file dialog will appear letting you choose the folder to save the picture in and (if you want to) choose a different name for it.
The Paste-Anyplace(tm) popup menu can appear on top of the application currently in use, giving instant access to all captured (and manually created) clip-items in a menu structured with categories and subcategories.
The developer can customize the Settings dialog with Section names, Edit fields, Checkboxes, Radio buttons, Popup menus or Combobox fields.
The smartphones will get a number of new features once they update to Android 7.0 Nougat, including a revamp to the home screen, settings menu, status bar, notifications and popup menus, among many others.
There are numerous shortcuts to enter mathematical expressions, as the analyst can resort to the many palettes, use stored expressions previously built (great for very long functions and series of equations), or use popup menus.
It utilizes rollover popup menus that appear only when needed, conserving space.