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July 18, 2005

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Folding Windows

So you’ve got four windows open on your desktop, and the one you want to drag your file into is at the bottom of the stack? A French researcher has imagined a method of leafing through overlapping windows to get to the one you want, almost like a book.

I think you’ll have to watch one of the video demonstrations on this page to fully comprehend the coolness of this user interface scheme.

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Posted July 18, 2005 at 8:18 | Comments (1) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Technosnark

Comments

Did you ever watched the actual Mac OS X (10.3 to 10.4) interface scheme? One word: Exposť. That's the "thing" with a really cool AND usable GUI for working w/ "windows" and files. More infos: http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/expose/ In action as QT-movie: http://www.apple.com/macosx/theater/expose.html

Posted by: nga on July 19, 2005 at 01:22 AM
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