Window manager

Known as: Windows manager, Window management, Window managers 
A window manager is system software that controls the placement and appearance of windows within a windowing system in a graphical user interface… (More)
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2012
2012
People frequently experience difficulty switching between computer-mediated tasks. To help address this, we created WindowScape… (More)
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2006
2006
We propose WindowScape, a window manager that uses a photograph metaphor for lightweight, post hoc task management. This is the… (More)
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2003
2003
We present ARWin, a single user 3D augmented reality desktop. We explain our design considerations and system architecture and… (More)
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2001
2001
We desired a platform for researching advanced window layout paradigms including the use of constraints. Typical window… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
This note presents several techniques to improve window management with overlapping windows: tabbed windows, turning and peeling… (More)
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2000
2000
Typical window management systems rely on direct manipulation techniques to organize and layout windows. Direct manipulation… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Most windowing systems follow the independent overlapping windows approach, which emerged as an answer to the needs of the 1980s… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Successful software reuse requires the systematic discovery and exploitation of commonality across related software systems. By… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
A key constraint on the effectiveness of window-based human-computer interfaces is that the display screen is too small for many… (More)
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1984
1984
This paper describes the implementation of a window manager called 'Vitrail'. Vitrail has been designed with a highly modular and… (More)
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