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Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to A+ (A+ 4 Real)
 9  Chapter 1: What are Operating Systems and How Do They Work?
      9  Operating System Features
           9  CDI versus GUI Interface

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What is a Window?
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Our primary focus in this chapter will be on navigating around the most common GUI interface element, referred to as a “window”.

The most basic definition of a window is a rectangle visible on screen, which may be surrounded by a border and title bar and can be moved, resized, hidden or closed. The screenshot in Figure 5 shows the most common type of window.


Figure 5: Example of a Window

 


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