• Subject: Re: What can be done to enhance the green screen applications?
  • From: Pat Barber <MBOCEANSIDE@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 15:00:27 -0700
  • Organization: OceanSide Systems

Martin, Booth wrote:

> I thought you needed some sort of fancy terminal with a mouse to use
> them?  Or presumably a PC with CA could do it; but when you work in a
> software house, you've got to design (at least to some extent) for the
> lowest common denominator.  What's the point in putting flash stuff on
> the screen if the customers can't use it?  How would a radio button
> appear on a conventional terminal?  And how would you press it?
> Mind you, I know you can use menu bars and drop-down menus with a
> conventional terminal, because you could switch Office to run like that.
> And quite nice it was too.

The "newer" terminals (3488,3489) both came with a mouse as an option...
This terminal requires a SVGA monitor...
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