Almost all computer keyboards have a key marked Return or Enter; the two names are synonymous. The Return key moves the cursor (or insertion point) to the beginning of the next line. But more important, it returns control to whatever program is currently running. After a program requests information from you (by displaying a prompt), it will usually not respond to your input until you have pressed the Return key. This allows you to correct typing mistakes or to reconsider your entry before it is too late. In many applications, pressing the Return key moves the cursor to the next field.
In word-processing programs, pressing the Return key inserts a hard return into a document.
In technical documentation, the Return key is sometimes signified by an arrow that looks something like <-'.
Abbreviated as RT, Retweet is used on the Twitter Web site (a free social messaging tool), to show you are tweeting content that has been posted by another user. The format is RT @username where username is the twitter name of the person you are retweeting.
The codename given to a Nintendo game console system while in its development and beta phases. The Revolution codename is the console which was released under the official name of Wii. The Wii was released in North America in November 2006.
Short for Restructured Extended Executor, an interpreted, structured, procedural script programming language created by IBM’s Mike Cowlishaw that allows programs and algorithms to be written in a clear structured way. It was designed so that it would be truly easy to use for both professionals and casual users and was designed to work in several […]
- Rich Internet Application
Abbreviated as RIA, Rich Internet Applications are Web-based applications that function as traditional desktop applications however Web browsers (or clients) are required for access but unlike traditional applications, software installation is not required, however depending on the application you usually will need to have ActiveX, Java, Flash, or similar technologies installed on the client machine.
- Rich Snippets
In Google search engine technology a snippet is the small sample of content shown to users on the Google search results page. In May 2009, Google introduced Rich Snippets, which according to Google is “a new presentation of snippets that applies Google’s algorithms to highlight structured data embedded in Web pages”. Rich Snippets are used […]