a region on a computer display screen which represents a separate computational process, controlled more or less independently from the remaining part of the screen, and having widely varying functions, from simply displaying information to comprising a separate conceptual screen in which output can be visualized, input can be controlled, program dialogs may be accomplished, and a program may be controlled independently of any other processes occurring in the computer. The window may have a fixed location and size, or (as in modern Graphical User Interfaces) may have its size and location on the screen under the control of the operator.
in computer an area on a display screen inside which a portion of a stored image or file can be displayed.
A working area on the desktop containing a software program. A window has a title bar at the top, containing the name of the program. Only one window can be active at one time. The active window receives input from the mouse and keyboard. A dialog box is a type of window.
A purpose made frame glazed and for fitment to a building or structure Raam
A rectangle on the screen in which an application runs. There can be many windows on the screen at a single time. Windows can be moved, resized, closed (changed to icons) and opened with very simple mouse commands. Having multiple windows on the screen makes doing several things at one time very natural.
An area on the screen which displays information. These can be moved or modified in shape. All programs on the Mac and in Windows use windows to work.
A portion of a file shown on a screen, usually appearing as a menu on top of the current page of data.
A standard Windows object that displays information. A window is a separately controllable area of the screen that typically has a rectangular border. See also primary window and secondary window.
1. In astronomy, a term used to describe a spectral range within which the Earth's atmosphere is relatively transparent to radiation, as in radio window, optical window. 2. In computing, a rectangular area of a computer screen that may be selected, moved and resized by a pointing device (or by other user inputs) while its contents (which may be text or graphics) are retained in the computer's memory.
An open or clear area which permits light to pass through; usually large areas on a negative or a hand-cut opening on a masking sheet to expose the image. to top
An old term for a framed active area displayed on a bit-mapped computer display.
A framed area of the screen that can contain a program or file.
A window is an object used by the window manager to display data. When the editor is called up, an editor window is created and displayed.
A display on a computer screen that is a client of a process, such as G2 or Telewindows. A window's user interface (for example, whether and how it can be moved, resized, or iconized) is determined by the window manager software in use on your computer.
In applications and graphical interfaces, a portion of the screen that can contain its own document or message. In window-based programs, the screen can be divided into several windows, each of which has its own boundaries and can contain a different document (or another view into the same document).
A rectangular area on the desktop, with a border and usually with a title bar. It may also have a menu bar, toolbar, and status bar.
(2003-02-10) Chris Limb An enclosed, rectangular area on a computer screen displaying the output of a program or information .
A rectangular area on the screen that contains its own data.
A window is a screen on the internet in which you view pages.
A usually rectangular section within an entire screen or picture.
A rectangular section of a display screen that is dedicated to a specific document, activity, or application.
The area of a computer application in which text or graphics are displayed. The minimum size browser window (for a browser running on a laptop computer) is 640 x 480 pixels.
A rectangular frame on a screen that might contain icons, the contents of a file, or other usable data
In computer applications, a rectangular subdivision of the screen showing information without affecting other parts of the screen; a method allowing to view different items of information (e.g. different data sets or graphics) at the same time. On graphical screens a window may be selected with the cursor and subsequently be enlarged (zoom).
An area on your monitor screen in which you can start, run, and view a separate process.
A resizable rectangular display area of a computer screen, prominent in systems having a graphical user interface.
One of two ways that Panther displays a screen in an application. Unlike a screen displayed as a form, a screen displayed as a window overlays, but preserves, any screens beneath it. The open window is the active screen and the image hidden by the open window is saved, to be restored and made active again when the open window is closed. Windows can be stacked or sibling.
1. The framed area within Desktop which contains the infobase; this is the Infobase Window. 2. A small region opened by following a popup link or by opening a note. Compare with Pane.
This term refers to the ‘screen' or ‘form' that is currently displayed. The most important window in Keep In Touch is the People window. Dialog boxes are also referred to as windows.
A bordered area on-screen that contains an application or document.
On a mechanical, an area that has been marked for placement of a halftone. When photographed using graphic arts film, a window made using masking material (dark area) creates a window on the film (transparent area).
An information area being displayed.
An application software "design concept" that allows several programs to be run and displayed on the screen simultaneously and which supports integration of data between applications programs. [DEC].
A COMPLETE UNIT CONSISTING OF FRAME AND SASH(ES), GLAZING AND HARDWARE NEEDED TO OPERATE IT, INSTALLED IN THE OUTER WALL OF A BUILDING.
An area on the screen that displays information. The user can open or close a window; in some cases the user can also move the window around on the desktop, change its size, scroll through it, and edit its contents.
A screen in a graphical user interface (GUI) environment. A window is a frame enclosing a surface on which elements are painted.
A framed area on the desktop that contains an application, document, icon or task.
A portion of the screen that can display its own application or document. Often used to mean a computer graphical-user-interface (GUI) window.
The main area in which application elements and controls are displayed. See also control .
A rectangular area on your display, used to contain an application. Software applications typically have one "main" window from which "secondary" windows, called dialogs, can be opened. A window frame has controls you can use to manipulate the window.
A data structure that represents all or part of the CRT display screen. It contains a two-dimensional array of 16-bit character data words, a cursor, a set of current attributes, and several flags. Visually, a window is represented as a rectangular subset of the display screen.
A rectangular area on the screen in which you view and work on files.
A rectangular frame on the screen in which you see and work with related icons (a particular software application or folder/directory).
a pane in a window; "the ball shattered the window"
(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
a borderless rectangle suitable for a splash screen or popup menu
a character array that maintains an image of terminal screen, known as the screen image
a division of a computer display screen which has boundaries, and is usually a rectangular area
a framed, rectangular area within a form
a frame for life
a free-standing container with no border or frame
a graphic rectangle , drawn on the display , that gives the user a view into one or more folders containing directories
a graphic, usually rectangular in shape, containing either some kind of graphical interface, or a textual representation, of the output of and allowing
a logical rectangle on the screen, owned by particular application, into which graphics can be drawn
a movable, resizable area in which information is displayed and with which you can interact
a named rectangular area on the terminal screen
an area of the display screen enclosed by a border
an area of the screen that either receives input or both receives input and displays graphics
an area of the screen that operates independently from the rest of the screen
an area of the screen to which you can output any characters
an area of the screen (usually rectangular) that provides the user with the functional means to communicate with an application and through which an application can communicate with the user
an area of your screen that displays a buffer
an area on the screen (usually, but not always, rectangular) in which an application displays things such as controls, fields, text, and graphics
an area on your workstation screen that represents all or part of an application
an area where the confining bed is missing
an enclosed area (usually a rectangle) that represents a particular client and displays your interaction with that client
an entity which processes messages and usually controls a visible rectangular area
an imaginary screen defined by curses system
an object that can be mapped onto a screen and receive input
a portion of screen displaying independent data
a portion of the screen that displays as much of the text in a buffer as will fit in the screen area
a rectangle area on the screen which content is clipped if exceeds the client area
a rectangle of the screen in which information can be displayed, or programs run
a rectangle portion of the display which is being used for a specific program
a rectangle with a titlebar with buttons, and a resize triangle at the lower left
a rectangular area defined in the world coordinate system
a rectangular area of the screen on which the client displays output
a rectangular area of the screen that is used to display a program, data, and/or information
a rectangular area of the screen that is used to show the program, data, and/or information
a rectangular area of the screen, usually with a border all around and a title bar at the top
a rectangular area on the desktop which usually contains a number of standard parts
a rectangular area on the screen through which applications and the user communicate
a rectangular area that can hold one Tkinter widget
a rectangular area that contains a program, text, graphics, or data
a rectangular box displayed on the screen that holds either some files or a program
a rectangular frame on your screen that displays an application
a rectangular frame that displays a particular application
a rectangular or square box on your screen
a rectangular pane with information in it
a rectangular region in which a buffer is displayed
a rectangular region of world-coordinate space which is mapped directly to its viewport
a rectangular region on an output device with its own position, size, and internal coordinate system
a rectangular screen area which may consist of a title bar,
a region within the frame
a single pane in the UI, usually displaying some data or having some control widgets that has been converted to the new system
a special container which allows presentation of material in graphic form using fonts, graphic shapes and colors
a stand-alone, top-level container component without borders, title bar, or menu bar
a sub-class of device and thus capable of displaying graphical objects
a top-level display area that exists outside the browser or applet area you are working in
a (usually) rectangular area in a GUI that that presents its contents (e
a (usually) rectangular portion of the display on a computer monitor that
a viewport onto a buffer
a viewport (outline through which you see things) on the screen that display data, programs, or information
a visible, or potentially visible, rectangle on the screen
a visible region on screen displaying exactly one buffer (or part of it)
a visual area, usually rectangular in shape, containing some kind of user interface , displaying the output of and allowing input for
A portion of a computer display used in a graphical interface that enables users to select commands by pointing to illustrations or symbols with a mouse. “Windows” is also the name Microsoft adopted for its popular operating system..
A region of a screen through which part of a file or some data in memory can be viewed. Some programs allow windows to be split into several parts each called windows panes.
the area of the monitor screen that frames information on the desktop.
An area on the screen in which a program is run. Can be in any one of three state, Maximised, Minimised, Windowed. The window always has a title bar on the top with a title on the left and three icons on the right, , or and. The always closes the window (and program)
a rectangular area on your screen in which you can view or see a document
A portion of the screen that you can manipulate that contains text or graphics.
A portion of a computer screen where information can appear independently from the main display.
See screen and prompt.
A subregion of the framebuffer, usually rectangular, whose pixels all have the same buffer configuration. An OpenGL context renders to a single window at a time.
A rectangular area of the screen where information is displayed. Windows may be a particular application, such as a document in a word processor, or a file list.
1) Reserved section of your computer's screen which is used to display special information that can be selected and looked at, at any time and which overwrites information already on the screen 2) Part of a document currently displayed on a screen 3) Area of memory or access to a storage device
Rectangular frame on the screen in which you see and work with a particular software application. Many windows may be open on your desktop and the one you are using is the "active window".
A rectangular area of the screen that is used to present information. 2.2
A rectangular area on a display screen inside of which part of an image or file is displayed. A windows system is a means of presenting users with views of the state of a number of separate processes, each carrying out a task for the user. The user is able to initiate, monitor and terminate processes, each process having an associated window.
A box on screen in which a program runs, or information is shown.
A rectangular portion of the screen of a computer or console, within which all the interaction with one particular computer or application program is confined. Several windows can be open on a single screen simultaneously, allowing the user to manage several tasks at once. The term Window is also used to indicate that portion of a document or picture which can be displayed on the screen at any one time: in this case the screen is a "window" through which you view the document.
A box on the screen that shows you everything in a specific part of your computer
The effect or feature in which data from various sources can be displayed simultaneously in different parts of the screen, typically in rectangular boxes which can be designed, scaled, moved and manipulated in various ways, by the designer and, sometimes, by the user as well.
A screen in a software program that permits the user to view several programs at one time
A rectangular area in which programs, documents, and other content are displayed.
A part of the display screen with visible boundaries in which information is displayed. In data communications, the number of data packets the data terminal equipment (DTE) or data circuit-terminating equipment (DCE) can send across a logical channel before waiting for authorization to send another data packet. The window is the main method of pacing, or flow control, of packets.
A rectangular area on the screen that contains the interface between the user and a particular program. Several windows can be open at the same time, enabling a user to run programs simultaneously. Thus a user might have a document displayed in one window, while running an application in another.
A window is a separate viewing area on a computer's display screen. You can open a number of windows on your screen at the same time, for example, the Portal, your email window and a web browsing window.
A graphical interface first developed by Apple to make working with computers more intuitive. Windows appear as adjustable boxes on a computer screen's "desktop," and they contain files, text or other data.
A discrete area of the screen in PWB or CodeView used to display part of a file or to enter statements.
Visual representation of the contents of a storage space, created by the Finder application. For example, double clicking on the hard disk drive icon will cause the Finder to open a Window that displays the current contents of the drive. In addition, any document available to the user will be displayed in its own Window.
The terms "fenestration", "window", and "glazing" are often used interchangeably. However, window actually describes a system of several components. Window is the term given to an entire assembly comprised of the sash, glazing, and frame.
A window provides a drawing surface to clients for text and graphics. A single client application can use multiple windows.
a defined area of display space; a data structure that is usually represented as a rectangular portion of the screen.
This is an area on the screen where special information appears. It can be a graphic window like in the Microsoft Windows program, or it can be a text window, outlined with special graphic text characters.
A division of a screen in which one of several programs being executing concurrently can display information.
A rectangular area for OpenGL rendering.
A portion of the computer screen in which a video image or other information is presented.
The portion of your screen which is displaying a viewport into a buffer.
A temporary, usually rectangular, bounded area on a CRT display that includes particular entities for entry, modification, or deletion.
A rectangular area in which information is presented on the screen. See standard window and panel.
A framed box that displays each program on your computer. Every Web browser opens in a window, every document you work on opens in a window, every folder you look through opens in a window, and so on.
interface: The rectangular area that displays information on the desktop and through which you view documents. Every application (and every document) has its own window. You can open or close a window, move it around on the desktop, scroll through it if the document is larger than the window, and sometimes change its size and edit its contents. When windows are stacked slightly offset below and to the right of each other, they are said to be tiled. Some programs let you tile the windows automatically. It's been whispered that a very few insiders can create round windows on the Mac.
On a mechanical, block of masking material that shows position of a photograph or other visual element.
A display area on the screen that is part of an application graphical user interface. A window presents the user with information and controls for invoking operations. You create a window for an application by painting a canvas and install ing it in an application model.
In computer graphics, a defined area in a system not bounded by any limits; unlimited "space" in graphics.
Emacs divides a frame (q.v.) into one or more windows, each of which can display the contents of one buffer (q.v.) at any time. See section B. The Organization of the Screen, for basic information on how Emacs uses the screen. See section O. Multiple Windows, for commands to control the use of windows. Some other editors use the term "window" for what we call a `frame' (q.v.) in Emacs.
A window is a separate viewing area on a computer display screen. More than one window can be open at a time.
An area of a screen that displays information. Some programs support several windows that can be viewed simultaneously or sequentially. (7/96)
A window is a computer display where pictures are projected for viewing and computing.
A rectangular area on your screen in which you view an application. You can open, close, and move windows and change the size of most windows. You can open several windows at the same time, and you can often reduce a window to an icon or enlarge it to fill the entire workspace. Sometimes smaller windows, for example document windows or dialog boxes, are displayed within a window.
A rectangular area on the display. Software applications typically have one main window from which secondary windows, called dialog boxes, can be opened.
A self-contained unit of text, images, or both that appears on a computer screen.
Block of masking material on a mechanical that shows position of a photograph or other visual element. Also, an area cut out of masking material.
Anchor has graphic over his shoulder. As opposed to cucam. (Volker)
A work area in a graphical user interface. Programs run in a window within the operating system. Similarly, documents are often opened in another window inside a program window. Windowing programs makes it easy to switch between different programs and tasks by working in "layers".
rectangular frame on the screen in which the user sees and works with particular software applications.
Opening constructed in a building or vehicle functioning to admit light or air into an enclosure, usually framed and having a pane or panes of glass in a movable frame.
() In a printed product, a die-cut hole revealing an image on the sheet behind it. () On a mechanical, an area that has been marked for placement of a piece of artwork.
An area of the screen for displaying part of the GUI of an application.
PCs can run several programs simultaneously, each in it's own window, or box, on the screen. The active window (the one you're working in) is on top (maximised). Windows can be moved or resized with the mouse; minimised (reduced to an icon on the task bar); tiled (many small windows visable at once, not overlapping); cascaded (overlapping, one behind the other); or closed. Closing a window usually quits an application, thus requires restarting (opening) a program again, if you wish to continue.
A rectangular area that displays information on the desktop. You create and view documents through windows, and you view the contents of disks in windows.
a portion of the screen displayed while you are working in a software rendering program
(1) A rectangular area of the desktop that contains an application, a document, or a part of an Oracle Data Browser query. Each window has an area where you can interact with the application. Windows can be opened, resized, moved, reduced to an icon, or enlarged to fill the entire desktop. (2) A SQL*Forms object in which one or more canvases are displayed at runtime. (3) In SQL*Forms (Design), a portion of the screen used to display information or choices regarding the current task. When a window is no longer needed it disappears and the information it covered is revealed again.
A rectangular box containing an application, a part of an application, a message, or a folder. This concept is the basis for the user interface in Windows95.
window is a separate viewing area on a computer display screen in a system that allows multiple viewing areas as part of a graphical user interface (GUI ). Windows are managed by a windows manager as part of a windowing system .
rectangular area on the screen which represent a means of communication between the user and a task. There can be many windows open at once.
Emacs divides the frame into one or more windows, each of which can display the contents of one buffer (q.v.) at any time. See section 1. The XEmacs Frame, for basic information on how Emacs uses the frame. See section 16. Multiple Windows, for commands to control the use of windows. Note that if you are running Emacs under X, terminology can be confusing: Each Emacs frame occupies a separate X window and can, in turn, be divided into different subwindows.
A rectangular box providing a view of Macintosh information. For a folder or disk, the window is a table of contents (or agglomeration of icons, depending on what View mode is selected); in an application, a window displays an open document. XYZ
a portion of the screen in which something occurs. It may be a text window, a video window, or even a Director movie-in-a-window. A single application may have zero or more windows, floating palettes or windoids. See GUI.
A portion of the display screen that can be resized and moved around.
A viewing area on a computer screen dedicated to a particular program, document, or task. Modern computer systems allow many windows to be "open" and visible to the user simultaneously. Steve minimized the window to his word processing program so that he could type into his e-mail program window.
On a graphical user interface system, a rectangular area on a display screen. Windows are particularly useful on multitasking systems which allow you to perform a number of different tasks simultaneously. Each task has its own window which you can click on to make it the current process. Contrast to a "dialog box" which is used to respond to prompts for input from an application.
Rectangular portion of a larger mapped area selected for display, for example, a rectangle surrounding Colorado and ignoring other areas in a databases covering the Western U.S. The defined outline of a section of an image which can be viewed simultaneously with other portions of the same or other images. In spatial queries, a type of boundary for creating a selection set of all spatial features and their linked DBMS records. A portion of the graphic user interface that enables you to open, close, resize, or relocate a rectangular area on the computer screen that is displaying information other than that being displayed by the spatial database (i.e. DBMS Table, edit, query, report display screens; documents in a word processor, image in a document management system).
An area of the screen containing boxes and/or buttons.
Rectangular area of the screen that displays a program, data, and/or information. 3.6
A portion of the screen where programs and processes can be run. You can open several windows at the same time. For example, you can open your e-mail in one window, work on a budget in a spreadsheet in another, download pictures from your digital camera in another window, and order your weekly groceries on the Web in another window. Windows can be closed, resized, moved, minimized to a button on the taskbar, or maximized to take up the whole screen.
An enclosed, rectangular area on a computer's display screen. Most modern operating systems and applications have graphical user interfaces (GUIs) that let you divide your display into several windows. Within each window, you can run a different program or display different data.
(1)In stripping, an opening in a rubylith or film flat that allows light to be transmitted through a screen, halftone or color separation in order for a precise area of information to be transferred to another piece of film or a printing plate. When making dupe composited negatives it often becomes necessary to use film windows instead of rubylith to prevent newton rings which appear in the transferred image area. (2) On a PC, a rectangular area on your screen in which you view an application or document.
In a graphical user interface, a rectangular portion of the screen that acts as a viewing area for application programs. Windows can be tiled or casaded, and can be individually moved and sized on ... more
Opening in a wall, framed and holding a pane of glass, which allows air and light.
A portion of the monitor screen that contains its own document or message. In most popular operating systems, the screen can display several windows at once, each with its own boundaries. Multiple windows can contain different documents or another view of the same document, and each can often utilize a different application.
With mouse-based applications, one or more areas on the screen showing one or more documents at a time.