Lu, Xi (1995) A graphical user interface for CAD programs. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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The aim of this project is to outline the design and implementation of graphical user interfaces for engineering and scientific computer-aided design tools. Graphical interfaces are quite important for sophisticated software tools because they simplify the use of the tools and reduce the learning phase. A properly designed user interface "guides" a user through the interactions with design tools, clearly indicating the design decisions and supplying all relevant information which is helpful in making these decisions. -- A package for graphical presentation and manipulation of numerical results is designed and implemented for existing computer aided design programs SPICE-PAC and FIT. The implementation is based on the Athena widget set under the X Window system. -- The methodology developed during this project is applicable to many other tools, reducing their development time and simplifying the use of developed programs.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 74-75.|
|Department(s):||Science, Faculty of > Computer Science|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Graphical user interfaces (Computer systems); Computer aided design; X Window System (Computer system)|
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