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menu-driven

A feature of software programs that provides a simplified (user-friendly) means of manipulating data used in conjunction with a mouse.

In a menu-driven program, a mouse is pointed to a location on the computer’s monitor, a menu is “pulled down” and a command is selected; menu-driven architectures contrast with more unwieldy and often arcane commands of non-menu driven programs, and are an integral part of nearly all modern personal computers.
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It also features two programmable inputs and outputs and a menu-driven keypad.
The Windows XP operating system was selected for its Model 911, 1000, 1100, and 1200 crankshaft and camshaft inspection gauges because it features familiar, menu-driven commands and a touch screen interface.
Eco-Cuisine has developed a menu-driven food service line of 15 vegan products, including protein foods, broth powders, bakery mixes, and soy puddings.
All programs are menu-driven. Saved slitting formats can be retrieved and new slitting setups can be programmed within a short time window.
Operation is menu-driven and can be password protected.
According to the ASBC, the CD-ROM's new full-text search option and menu-driven short cuts "will make research fast and easy."
The core advantage of our network-based software architecture is that our menu-driven provisioning actually "gives birth" to software processes that can live and be mirrored in real-time anywhere on the global network.
The performance of the tester has increased due to the electronic controls, a user-friendly, menu-driven operation, improvement of the different accessories and the optimized alignment of the printing discs in combination with the use of light-weight printing discs.
The 17bll+ has a menu-driven interface that simplifies each step in a calculation, and users can switch between traditional algebraic input mode and Reverse Polish Notation, HP's input method.
The product, with menu-driven programming and online help functions, is said to be highly flexible and easy to use.
The ISIS operator panel, menu-driven, uses multiple PIC micro-controllers to control the power unit and treater station.
Other examples of communications applications include menu-driven annual reports for shareholders; interactive workforce and management training; distributing large amounts of updateable documentation such as product catalogs; and distributing software, training videos, etc.