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macro

(mak′rō)
A set of instructions that invokes the computer to run a command or an action, e.g., pressing “Ctrl” + “i” to add italics to selected text.

macro,

pref a prefix meaning excessively large or big.
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Perhaps the biggest benefit of using CNC and our new macro language, though, is a capability for longer periods of untended machining," Evans adds.
Ongoing online and telephone support -- Onsite training at customer location -- Early access to special-purpose hardware design classes -- Cyn++: HDL-like macro language, implemented by a pre-processor that provides a convenient bridge between C and Verilog/VHDL -- Cyntax: Static lint program that recognizes common errors in hardware described in C++
In addition, about 75% of CRiSP is written in its own macro language making it easy for users to write their own macros and thus, customize CRiSP to their own unique style.
Crystal Point's OutsideView32 enables information system divisions to reduce administrative overhead and increase performance reliability by including: central installation for networked and standalone workstations, automatic maintenance updating, simplified setup for user group configurations, automatic software tracking and administration, and advanced developer-oriented macro language support.
With its new macro language, SigmPlot can create custom menu choices and dialog boxes, acquire and graph data in real time, or execute powerful analytical methods.
Crystal Point's OutsideView enables information system divisions to reduce administrative overhead and increase performance reliability by including: central installation for networked and standalone workstations, automatic maintenance updating, simplified setup for user group configurations, automatic software tracking and administration, and advanced developer-oriented macro language support.
On-site developers use a powerful, easy-to-learn macro language to integrate Statit e-QC with existing information systems, and to customize user interface screens and reports.
LO provides numerous macro languages, but no VBA translator or interpreter.
Several anti-virus vendors have tried to implement this technology for traditional compiled viruses, but this technique can only work efficiently on programs written in script or macro languages, which are not compiled.
Heuristics can work efficiently and reliably only on programs written in script or macro languages, which are not compiled.
The macro languages in Word and Excel have continued to evolve toward a common Basic syntax, and Bill Gates' "Information At Your Fingertips" speech Soft-letter, 11/30/90) clearly pointed to a common application control language that would seamlessly integrate individual applications.
While Excel and 1-2-3 continue to support the keystroke macro languages, they now provide a full-featured Basic programming language.