A term commonly used by deployment technicians in reference to the assembly of computer hardware within a system, computer rack or computer cabinet.
- radio buttons
In graphical user interfaces, groups of buttons, of which only one can be on at a time. When you select one button, all the others are automatically deselected. Compare with check box, which allows you to select any combination of options.
In text processing, ragged means not aligned along a margin. The opposite of ragged is flush or justified. For example, the following text has a ragged right margin: This text has ragged right margin because each line ends at a different spot. Most word processors allow you to choose between ragged and justified margins.
- Remote Desktop Protocol
Abbreviated as RDP, the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol is a multi-channel protocol that allows a user to connect to a computer running Microsoft Terminal Services. RDP is designed to support many different types of network topologies such as ISDN, POTS, and many LAN protocols such as IPX, NetBIOS, or TCP/IP.
- random access
)Refers to the ability to access data at random. The opposite of random access is sequential access. To go from point A to point Z in a sequential-access system, you must pass through all intervening points. In a random-access system, you can jump directly to point Z. Disks are random access media, whereas tapes are […]
In spreadsheet applications, one or more contiguous cells. For example, a range could be an entire row or column, or multiple rows or columns. The only restrictions on ranges is that all the cells of the range must be contiguous and the entire range must be rectangular in shape; that is, you cannot have a […]