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Provided is a technique for creation of windows of non- rectangular shapes to overcome difficulties of conventional window shapes.
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Provided is a technique for creation of windows of non- rectangular shapes to
overcome difficulties of conventional window shapes.
The technique allows for definition of more graphic and visual objects, e.g.,
telephones, clocks, etc. Window shapes include circles, triangles, irregular
shapes, and other geometric forms. The properties of conventional windows are
retained, e.g., sizing and moving.
The benefits to the end user are increased screen space, easy learning due
to conceptual simplifications of display forms, and consistency with conventional