roundrect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of rounded and rectangle. In 1981, a function for quickly creating rounded rectangles was added to the Apple program LisaGraf (later renamed QuickDraw) at the request of Steve Jobs, with the program referring to this shape as the "RoundRect."[1]

Noun[edit]

roundrect ‎(plural roundrects)

  1. A rectangle with rounded corners.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andy Hertzfield, Revolution in the Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made, O'Reilly Media (2005), ISBN 0596007191, page 46