toolbar

noun
tool·​bar | \ˈtül-ˌbär \

Definition of toolbar 

: a strip of icons on a computer display providing quick access to certain functions

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Participants will learn to utilize keyboard shortcuts, design fundamentals, and the software’s toolbar of useful features. Allison Hagan, BostonGlobe.com, "Weekend agenda," 12 July 2018 Click on the magnifying glass symbol in the top of the page toolbar on ScientificAmerican.com to begin your search. Scientific American, "How do I find an article on ScientificAmerican.com?," 18 June 2018 The three-line ribbon toolbar at the top of your screen is being whittled down to a space-saving single line. Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY, "Three changes coming to Microsoft Office: simplified `ribbon', new icons, better search," 13 June 2018 Click on the More actions button on the toolbar, and select Settings. Scientific American, "I use Microsoft Edge, how do I accept cookies?," 6 June 2018 The new design and toolbar are coming first to Outlook and Word, with other apps to follow. David Pierce, WSJ, "Microsoft Is Fixing Office, but Not Fast Enough," 17 June 2018 The new simpler ribbon looks like an iteration of the simpler ribbon already used in applications such as OneNote: the tall three-row ribbon of the Office desktop apps is replaced with a single-row tabbed toolbar. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Microsoft rebuilding the Office interface to align it across Web, mobile, and desktop," 13 June 2018 Click on the More actions button on the toolbar, and select Settings. Scientific American, "I use Microsoft Edge, how do I accept cookies?," 6 June 2018 App makers may have to do some extra coding, though, around things like menus and sidebars in apps, such as making a Mac app sidebar translucent or making share buttons a part of the toolbar. Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Apple's Software Chief Details How iOS Apps Will Run on Macs," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of toolbar

1983, in the meaning defined above

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toolbar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of toolbar

: a row of icons on a computer screen that allow you to do various things when you are using a particular program

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