A set of programs with icons and buttons that helps programmers develop software without having to create individual routines from scratch.
A container for action icons. There are three toolboxes: Personal Toolbox, General Toolbox, and Network Toolbox.
a group of icons that the user can click to perform various operations within a running application
an array of icons or bitmaps that allow a user to click on an always visible or optionally visible box to perform a common action quickly without accessing a menu or remembering a shortcut key combination
The software equivalent of a mechanic's toolkit. An program's toolbox should contain everything necessary to complete the task in hand. In an image-editing application, the toolbox will have a selection of drawing, coloring and editing tools.
In multimedia authoring, a fixed set of icons. 14.28
programming: A collection of programming routines built into the Mac ROMs. It is the Mac equivalent of the IBM PC's BIOS but is far more complex. As the Mac has evolved since 1984, some toolbox routines (including additions to, replacements of and improvements upon the ROM routines) are provided in the System file.
n. A set of predefined (and usually precompiled) routines a programmer can use in writing a program for a particular machine, environment, or application. Also called toolkit. See also library (definition 1).
n. A set of routines stored mostly in the read-only memory of a Macintosh that provide application programmers with the tools needed to support the graphical interface characteristic of the computer. Also called User Interface Toolbox.