scrollable field

scrollable field

A short line on screen that can be scrolled to allow editing or display of larger amounts of data in a small display space. When you type into the Look Up box in the Windows version of the Encyclopedia, you can type beyond the end of the input field. That is an example of a scrollable field.
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