Contextual tab

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Contextual tabA contextual tab or contextual menu is a hidden tab or menu. It appears when objects such as text, images, or other elements are selected in programs like Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Paint. Pictured is an example of a contextual tab in Microsoft Paint, which is the Text contextual tab shown when text is selected or new text is being inserted.

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