Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.

Button Bar

A thick black line with graphical buttons on it. The separator bar and status bar found in most applications are both examples of buttons bars.

Button bar also refers to the set of icons located at the bottom of the Newton screen which are used to launch applications. On MessagePad 2000 and MessagePad 2100 devices, the button bar contains user modifiable soft buttons, all other Newton devices utilize a permanent set of hard buttons.

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