Presentation Manager


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Presentation Manager

The elephantine graphical user interface to the OS/2 operating system.
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Presentation Manager

A graphical user interface (GUI) library used to develop OS/2 applications. Character-based OS/2 applications can be developed similar to DOS applications, but OS/2 PM applications are graphics based like Macintosh, Windows and Motif applications. The term used to be the name of the interface itself, which was later named Workplace Shell.
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* Introduce the presentation manager feature as another tool for final projects.
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As expected from McGraw-Hill/Irwin, the text has an Instructor's Resource Manual, a separate Solutions Manual, hard-copy and Computest versions of a Test Bank, Presentation Manager, Video Library, and Web Page.
Being able to put themselves in that scene is key to making customers feel comfortable about buying, says Becca Ostendorf, presentation manager at the Bass Pro Shops in Cincinnati.
It seems that digital presentations usually take one of two forms--those developed using presentations software (such as Presentation Manager or PowerPoint), and those developed on the Web.
The Microsoft Office Suite falls into this category, which includes Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheet), Access (relational database manager), and PowerPoint (presentation manager).
The Cross-GUI Handbook for Multiplatform User Interface Design extensively documents the features of the so-called WIMP (Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointing Devices) paradigm employed in five of today's environments: Microsoft Windows and Windows NT, OSF/Motif, NeXTSTEP, IBM OS/2 Presentation Manager, and Apple Macintosh.
The RPA 2000 computer display uses the OS/2 Presentation Manager environment for user-friendly operation.

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