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1. unit, text (Sometimes abbreviated "pt") The unit of
length for text characters. There are six slightly
The most commonly used are ATA in the USA and Didot in Europe.
A twip is 1/20 of a PostScript[?] point.
2. hardware To move a pointing device so that the
on-screen pointer is positioned over a certain object on the
screen such as a button in a graphical user interface. In
most window systems it is then necessary to click a
(physical) button on the pointing device to activate or select
the object. In some systems, just pointing to an object is
known as "mouse-over" event which may cause some help text
(called a "tool tip" in Windows) to be displayed.