window system

window system

Software which allows a workstation's screen to be divided into rectangular areas which act like a separate input/output devices under the control of different application programs. This gives the user the ability to see the output of several processes at once and to choose which one will receive input by selecting its window, usually by pointing at it with a mouse.

Examples are the X Window System, and proprietary systems on the Macintosh and NeXT, NeWS on Suns and RISC OS on the Archimedes. See also WIMP.
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window system

Software that adds a windows capability to an existing system. See X Window and windows environment.
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By assessing current practices and using a methodology that also drew on models in use in Georgia, Mongolia, Poland, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates, they developed a national model for operating a single window system.
Salman Mohamed Kaldari is the chairman of the coordinating committee for the Single Window System Management Peter Alagos
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New York, NY, January 08, 2016 --(PR.com)-- BenQ Materials, a leading optical component manufacturer, is planning to introduce its new product line, Smart Film Series, which currently includes 2 product categories, "H.A.D.E.S" smart privacy window system and advanced PDLC products during CES (Consumer Electronics Shows) 2016 in Las Vegas USA.
A five-day training on implementing a single window system in customs concluded in Dushanbe on May 15 at the OSCE Office in Tajikistan.
However, the new Kenya National Electronic Single Window System, would hasten the process, he said.