absolute file An executable module generated by compiling, assembling, and
linking a program. Absolute files must have an extension of .x.
action key User-definable buttons in the graphical interface which allow
quick access to often-used commands.
application default file A file containing default X resource specifications
for an X Window System application.
background monitor An emulation monitor program that does not execute
as part of the user program. See "emulation monitor".
BBA The Hewlett-Packard Branch Validator. It is a software tool you can
use to analyze your testing, create more complete test suites, and measure your
level of testing.
breakpoint A location in the program at which execution should stop.
cascade menu A secondary menu that appears when you select an item
from a pull-down menu.
click To press and immediately release a mouse button. The term comes
from the fact that pressing and releasing the buttons of most mice makes a
command file An ASCII file containing debugger commands.
command line An area at the bottom of the debugger window where
commands may be entered using softkeys or pushbuttons. All standard
interface commands are entered using the command line.
command token The smallest part into which a command may be
broken—usually one word. Command tokens appear as pushbuttons on the