Push Button

Meaning – The term push button, refers to a button, labeled with text, graphics, or both, that represents an action that will be initiated when a user selects it.

With reference to software, a button, or push-button, is a graphical representation of a button that performs an action in a program when pressed. For example, when closing a file without saving it, a dialog box may appear and ask if you want to save the file, discard your changes, or cancel. Each of these options is push-button that performs the task.

Traditionally, a push-button is clicked using the mouse button. However, the push button can also be pressed using the keyboard.

Example of usage“When searching online, the search query is entered into the text box, and you click a “Search” push button to perform a search for the entered text. Below is an example of a search box with a Search push button.”