Windows, Gadgets, and Requesters

If you look at GoDot's main screen, you will notice that there are neither pulldown menues like in GEOS nor text menues like in many BASIC programs. It is rather separated into six different regions where there are (captioned) boxes. These regions are fixed. They are called "Windows". They each provide you with functions of the program that belong together.

Functions are activated by buttons, so-called gadgets. To do so you click a gadget, i.e. you point onto it with the mouse pointer, and press the release key or button. The gagdet will blink shortly, and then react in one of three different ways:


Arndt Dettke

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