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The Enterprise and Economic Development Glossary
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navigation tool:

... a contrivance that facilitates moving about while using a computer tool or working online.

Navigation tools as defined help you virtually move about with a sense of where you are and where you are headed. For example, you should see a message pop up when you position your pointer, without clicking, over a text link on this page. Likewise, you should see a message stating that the .network logo below is linked to a an introduction and user guide. The links move you on should you choose to click. If you choose to right click a tool menu pops up.

The following pull-down is working example of a navigation tool:

The website, Map.SDSI.edu (San Diego State University, San Diego, CA) has a definition of a navigation tool: It answers the question of what a GI (Geographic Information) System (GIS) is by quoting ... a computerized tool for solving geographic problems (source). Word IQ.com points out that a CMS (Content Management System) is another type of computerized tool. The Answers.com definition of navigation computer is yet another example.

The mouse is an example of a tool as a computer navigation device. If you go through exercises suggested in the first paragraph, you see that it ... enables a user to move it about on a flat surface in order to move a cursor on the monitordefinition of computer mouse.

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related: .network computer graphics; navigation bar; select; search tool

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