Virtual control panels

Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz and Craig Knelsen


A virtual control panel is a collection of controls which are graphically represented on a screen and can be operated according to the direct manipulation paradigm. A control management system makes it possible to interactively create various control panels and interface them with arbitrary applications. In this paper we describe functions which should be supported by an interactive control management system, and present a case study of a system which we have designed and implemented on the Macintosh microcomputer.


P. Prusinkiewicz and C. Knelsen: Virtual control panels. Proceedings of Graphics Interface '88, pp. 185-191.

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