Pictorially oriented system that allows you to tell the computer what to do by selecting graphic symbols (in the form of icons or small pictures), rather than having to type in words and commands. The Amiga's operating system utilises a Graphic User Interface, known as Intuition, as does the Microsoft Windows product on MS-DOS computers.
A graphic system for interactiion with screen and input device.
a user friendly method of interacting with a computer
An operating system, or an addition to the operating system, which provides a graphical form of communication with the user, who inputs textual commands by pointing and picking instead of using the keyboard.
The term given to that set of items and facilities which provide the user with a graphic means for manipulating screen data rather than being limited to character based commands. Graphic User Interface tool kits are provided by many different vendors and contain a variety of components including (but are not limited to) tools for creating and manipulating Windows, Menu Bars, Status Bars, Dialogue Boxes, Pop-Up Windows, Scroll Or Slide Bars, Icons, “Radio” Buttons, On-Line and Context Dependent Help Facilities. Graphic User Interface tool kits may also provide facilities for using a mouse to locate and manipulate on screen data and activate program components.
A computer system using graphics images on the screen rather than text to display applications information for the user.
Pronounced gooey. A method of controlling software using on-screen icons, menus, dialog boxes, and objects that can be moved or resized, usually with a pointing device such as a mouse.
Software standard used to establish the menus, screens, dialog boxes, buttons, edit boxes, picklists, toggles, radio buttons, command input, and viewing screens used to communicate instructions to the computer and for the computer to communicate findings back to the user.