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Toolbars

A toolbar is a row, column, or block of buttons with icons that you click to perform some action, choose a tool, or change a setting (Figure 1.24). Toolbar buttons often duplicate functions that are accessible through menus, but they’re convenient because they’re always visible—generally, at one edge of the work area. Programs typically have several toolbars, each responsible for a group of tasks. In a word processor, for example, there’s a toolbar for formatting text and paragraphs and another for performing file operations.

Figure 1.24. Toolbars from Windows Explorer (top) and WordPad (middle). The bottom toolbar shows Microsoft’s standard icons, which many programs adopt for consistency. Left to right: New, Open, Save, Print, Print Preview, Spell Check, Cut, Copy, Paste, Copy Format, Undo, and Redo.



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