Presentations in the UI
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A presentation is a graphical view of an object which is directly linked to the object in some way. The help article links you see in the documentation browser are presentations; and if you see a word in the UI listener, all words in the definition will themselves be presentations.

When you move the mouse over a presentation, it is highlighted with a rectangular border and a short summary of the object being presented is shown in the status bar (the summary is produced using the summary word).

Clicking a presentation with the left mouse button invokes a default operation, which usually views the object in some way. For example, clicking a presentation of a word jumps to the word definition in the UI browser.

Clicking the right mouse button on a presentation displays a popup menu listing available operations.

For more about presentation gadgets, see Presentation gadgets.