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Programming with the XForms Library, Part 2: Writing an Application

Thor Sigvaldason Issue #40, August 1997 We learn to write an application with XForms by simulating a game with 2 players and 2 actions. Last month we began this series on XForms by explaining how to install the forms library and include file. We also took a stab at programming with XForms by writing a couple of simple programs. In ...

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Programming with the XForms Library

Thor Sigvaldason Issue #39, July 1997 The XForms home page calls XForms “a GUI toolkit based on Xlib for the X Window System. It features a rich set of objects, such as buttons, sliders, and menus, etc., integrated into an easy and efficient object/event callback execution model that allows fast and easy construction of X applications.” With this first of ...

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Consistent Keyboard Configuration

John F. Bunch Issue #38, June 1997 Eliminate inconsistent behavior from your keyboard by following the instructions in this article. One of the convenient features of Linux is that the keyboard can be completely reconfigured to suit personal tastes. This feature can be a blessing or a curse when keys do not perform the same actions in all applications, but ...

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The Best Without X

Alessandro Rubini Issue #19, November 1995 Small computers, especially those with little memory, don’t run the X Window System—or any other graphic environment—very smoothly. An intelligent keyboard configuration and use of the gpm mouse server will help you exploit your small Linux box to its fullest. If your system doesn’t run X-Windows, you may miss the mouse support that makes ...

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