property sheet

Definition of property sheet in The Network Encyclopedia.

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What is Property Sheet?

In Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows 2000, a feature for configuring system and user software settings. You can access the property sheet for an object by right-clicking the object and choosing the Properties command from the context menu.

The following screen capture shows the property sheet for a file called test.txt.

Property sheets contain various controls such as text boxes, check boxes, option buttons, command buttons, scrolling list boxes, drop-down list boxes, and tabs. Property sheets make Windows easy to use compared to those operating systems such as MS-DOS that use command prompt.

Graphic P-12. Property sheet.