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Chapter 9. Barking Out Commands > Automated Computing with Macros - Pg. 90

Barking Out Commands 90 · Text boxes--A text box stands for "fill in the blank"; it allows you to type text, such as the name of a file. To replace an entry in a text box, drag over the entry and then type its replacement. To edit an entry, click in the text box where you want to make your change and type your correction. · Option buttons--Option buttons (also known as radio buttons ) allow you to select only one option in a group. Click the desired option to turn it on and turn off any other selected option in the group. · Check boxes--Check boxes enable you to turn an option on or off. Click inside a check box to turn it on if it's off, or off if it's on. You can select more than one check box in a group. · List box--A list box presents two or more options. Click the desired option. If the list is long, you'll see a scrollbar. Click the scrollbar arrows to move up or down in the list. · Drop-down list box--This list box has only one item in it; it hides the rest of the items. Click the arrow to the right of the box to display the rest of the list and click the desired item. · Spin box--A spin box is a text box with controls. You usually can type a setting in the text box or click the up or down arrow to change the setting in predetermined increments. For example, you might click the up arrow to increase a margin setting by 0.1 inch. · Slider--A slider is a control you can drag up, down, or from side to side to increase or decrease a setting. Sliders are commonly used to adjust speaker volume, hardware performance, and similar settings. Notable Note