Topic: scrolling a window

topics > computer science > user interface > Group: graphical user interface

windows for a UserInterface
Subtopic: scroll bars up

Quote: each Star window has scroll bars for vertical, horizontal, top, bottom, left, right, next and previous page [»smitDC_1982]
Quote: in Smalltalk, interact with one active pane of one active window at a time; includes scroll bar and active menus [»teslL8_1981]
QuoteRef: sammJE_1969 ;;513 scroll mechanism so can look back at previous work on display screen

Subtopic: synchronized scrolling up

Quote: shared window showing group calendar that scrolls with a private calendar [»sariS10_1985]

Subtopic: touch-sensitive scrolling up

Quote: added touch-sensitive strips for scrolling a graphical interface; easily used; dramatic improvement for experts and novices [»buxtB_1987]

Subtopic: snap scrolling up

Quote: snap scrolling is centering window at mouse click; for fine-tuning and diagonal scrolling [»begeML10_1988]

Subtopic: scrolling as acceptable user modes up

Quote: acceptable user modes are long-term, or short-term "spring-loaded" modes (e.g., scrolling), or alert modes for error recovery [»apple_1987]

Subtopic: avoid scrolling up

Quote: KMS has a fixed frame, smaller than the screen; reduces reliance on scrolling [»akscRM7_1988a]
Quote: frames do not need scrolling if they are the size of the display

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Topic: windows for a UserInterface
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