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  Window - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Later, various types of windows were invented that allowed light but not weather to pass into a building: mullioned glass windows, which joined multiple small pieces of glass with leading, paper windows, flattened pieces of translucent animal horn, and plates of thinly sliced marble.
Mullioned glass windows were the windows of choice among European well-to-do, whereas paper windows were economical and widely used in ancient China and Japan.
In England, glass became common in the windows of ordinary homes only in the early 17th century whereas windows made up of panes of flattened animal horn were used as early as the 14th century in Northern Britain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Window   (1142 words)

In general, wood windows, which consist of the window sash inside of a wooden frame, similar to a door, will require a rough opening that is two inches wider and two inches higher than the size of the window.
Windows play a prominent part of the appearance of any style of architecture, and one of the most distinctive features of the traditional style home is a divided lite window — real or simulated.
True divided lite windows are manufactured using essentially the same process as of the windows of yesteryear — a solid wood frame is broken up into squares, rectangles, triangles, diamonds, or other regular geometric shapes using interlocking wood strips, and individual panes of glass are fit into the openings.
www.repair-remodel.com /window_repair.htm   (10881 words)

 Kenton Lee: X Window System Technical Glossary
The colormap associated with a window is used to display the contents of the window; each pixel value indexes the colormap to produce an RGB value that drives the guns of a monitor.
Window A occludes window B if both are mapped, if A is higher in the global stacking order, and if the rectangle defined by the outside edges of A intersects the rectangle defined by the outside edges of B. Note the distinction between occludes and obscures.
A pixel is an N-bit value, where N is the number of bit planes used in a particular window or pixmap (that is, is the depth of the window or pixmap).
www.rahul.net /kenton/xglossary.html   (5023 words)

 window Object (Internet Explorer - DHTML)
Causes the window to scroll to the specified x- and y-offset at the upper-left corner of the window.
Causes the window to scroll relative to the current scrolled position by the specified x- and y-pixel offset.
Regardless of how the window is opened, the length property returns the number of frames in a window.
msdn.microsoft.com /workshop/author/dhtml/reference/objects/obj_window.asp   (1362 words)

The term is suggested by the fancied resemblance of the window with its traceries to the rose and its petals.
The rose window is one of the most beautiful and characteristic features of medieval architecture, especially of the French Gothic, in which it achieved its most perfect development.
Thereupon the rose was inscribed in square, with pierced spandrils as in the transepts of Notre Dame of Paris (1257).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15653a.htm   (492 words)

 H&H Windows - Window Lingo
Such windows are described as six-over-six, eight-over-one, twelve-over-twelve, etc., to indicate the number of lights in each sash.
A method of constructing windows in which muntins are affixed to the inside and outside of a panel of insulating glass to simulate the look of true divided light.
A term which refers to windows in which multiple individual panes of glass or lights are assembled in the sash using muntins.
www.hhwindow.com /glossary.html   (1039 words)

 Window Blinds Guide - Mini and Vertical Blind Review
Thank you for visiting the window blinds guide, your one stop resource for everything related to blinds and a variety of window coverings.
The blinds can be moved in 2 ways, you can slide the vanes from left to right leaving the window completely exposed, or use the swivel mechanism to open and close depending on the amount of light you want.
The window blinds guide is an ongoing work in progress bringing you more and more useful information to help you.
www.window-blinds-guide.com   (451 words)

 Window (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
If this Window is visible, sends this Window to the back and may cause it to lose focus or activation if it is the focused or active Window.
If this Window is focused, but it is not a Frame or a Dialog, then the first Frame or Dialog that is an owner of this Window will be activated.
The active Window is always either the focused Window, or the first Frame or Dialog that is an owner of the focused Window.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/awt/Window.html   (3525 words)

 3M U.S. : 3M Window Film Frequently Asked Questions
The first step is to prepare the window area for the application; placing drop cloths on the floor protecting and/or moving furniture where necessary.
Next, the window glass is cleaned using simple cleaning solutions (often water and ammonia) and razor blade scrapers.
So, if a 3M™ Scotchshield™ protected window were impacted, yet, failed to break, it would be difficult to determine if the glass alone, the film alone, or the film and glass together resisted the breakage.
www.3m.com /us/arch_construct/scpd/windowfilm/jhtml/cs_index.jhtml   (2397 words)

Window presents three online works by Hamilton artist and designer Dale Sattler, which use the algorithmic processes of Generative Art to investigate spaces which are local to the artist.
In one work, familiar street names of Hamilton's city center have been used as the base from which Sattler launches recursive scenes of formation and replacement, implying a quality of impermanence to the civic spaces of the city.
Lindsay's work for Window is large, but not overwhelming.
www.window.auckland.ac.nz   (262 words)

 freshmeat.net: Category Reviews - Window Managers
FVWM is one of the oldest window mangers that is still in widespread use and actively maintained.
Window Maker is designed to emulate the look and feel of part of the NEXTSTEP GUI.
Window Maker is part of the GNU project, and is designed to integrate with the GNUstep desktop framework.
freshmeat.net /articles/view/639   (6030 words)

 showModalDialog Method (window) (Internet Explorer - DHTML)
Sets the left position of the dialog window relative to the upper-left corner of the desktop.
Specifies whether the dialog window is hidden when printing or using print preview.
The user cannot switch windows until the dialog box is closed.
msdn.microsoft.com /workshop/author/dhtml/reference/methods/showmodaldialog.asp   (841 words)

 Technorati Tag: window
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www.technorati.com /tag/window   (564 words)

 Window Bars .com window guards, security bars, and child safety window protection for your home.
Window Bars.com window guards, security bars, and child safety window protection for your home.
Kidco WindowGate This gate can both swing open as well as quickly release from its mounting, offers the ultimate flexibility in window guard protection.
Vent Wedge A great device to allow ventilation for either sliding or double hung windows.
www.window-bars.com   (458 words)

 Window-ology - Window Blinds and Shades
Window-ology is committed to producing the finest window fashions for your home or office.
As one of the largest completely mobile window covering franchises in the world, our size will afford you the best value you will find anywhere.
Unlike the "home improvement stores", Window-ology will measure your windows, allow you to choose your coverings in your own home, install your coverings, and receive affordable in-home service for the product's life.
www.window-ology.com   (140 words)

 Window Media
Window Media aims to acquire and operate top quality gay and lesbian newspapers that do just that.
From Washington to Atlanta, New York to South Florida and Houston, Window Media publications provide comprehensive coverage of issues, news and entertainment of interest to lesbians and gay men.
And, with a combined weekly readership of nearly 400,000, Window Media is the nation’s largest gay newspaper group.
www.window-media.com   (105 words)

 Java 2 Platform SE v1.3.1: Class Window
Windows are capable of generating the following window events: WindowOpened, WindowClosed.
Releases all of the native screen resources used by this Window, its subcomponents, and all of its owned children.
The states of the recreated Window and its subcomponents will be identical to the states of these objects at the point where the Window was disposed (not accounting for additional modifcations between those actions).
java.sun.com /j2se/1.3/docs/api/java/awt/Window.html   (1553 words)

 Window Monkey from Tiger Technologies
Window Monkey makes a great companion to other interface enhancements such as Kaleidoscope.
Window Monkey includes 46 patterns to get you started, and you can add as many new patterns as you wish by simply pasting pictures into the Window Monkey control panel.
Window Monkey runs on any color Macintosh with System 7 or later, including Mac OS 8 and Mac OS 9; it's also accelerated for PowerPC computers.
www.tigertech.com /monkey.html   (701 words)

 LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- WINDOW
WINDOW 5.2 is a publicly available computer program for calculating total window thermal performance indices (i.e.
The program can be used to design and develop new products, to assist educators in teaching heat transfer through windows, and to help public officials in developing building energy codes.
WINDOW 5.2 is a significant update to the LBNL WINDOW4.1 computer program and includes all of the WINDOW4.1 capabilities as well as:
windows.lbl.gov /software/window/window.html   (472 words)

 Johari Window
The Johari Window, named after the first names of its inventors, Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham, is one of the most useful models describing the process of human interaction.
A four paned "window," as illustrated above, divides personal awareness into four different types, as represented by its four quadrants: open, hidden, blind, and unknown.
The lines dividing the four panes are like window shades, which can move as an interaction progresses.
www.noogenesis.com /game_theory/johari/johari_window.html   (1676 words)

 GW Micro - Window-Eyes
Window-Eyes is a leading software application for the blind and visually impaired, which converts components of the Windows operating system into synthesized speech allowing for complete and total access to Windows based computer systems.
Window-Eyes integration into Windows is seamless, providing you with instant access to the operating system without having to learn a complicated set of keystrokes.
Windows has customized itself to individual work habits and preferences.
www.gwmicro.com /windoweyes/windoweyes.htm   (460 words)

 SWITCHWINDOW 1.0.1 Freeware!.Add Window taskbar content to context menu. Switch window. Close window.
It is obvious that the Windows XP operating system has almost everything we need to use the computer effectively.
The idea of switching between various tasks using a square bar with buttons on it is rather straightforward.
Window grouping does not save the day, since it requires even more clicks to get where we want in congested Taskbar environment.
www.desktopboosters.com /switch_window.html   (385 words)

 Microsoft Windows Family Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Take advantage of these tips to improve your computer's performance, no matter which version of the Windows operating system you use.
Download the revised security update for Microsoft Windows, released April 25, 2006.
Windows Vista puts your pictures, home movies, and the tools you need to perfect, organize, and share your digital memories all in one place.
www.microsoft.com /windows/default.mspx   (84 words)

 Webroot Software | Window Washer: System Optimizer, Internet History Eraser and PC Cleaner for complete ...
Welcome to Webroot Software, Inc. This site will work and look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
Window Washer simply and safely wipes your tracks clean and removes unnecessary files for complete privacy and improved PC performance.
Award-winning and used by privacy advocates around the globe, Window Washer:
www.webroot.com /consumer/products/windowwasher   (268 words)

 Rear Window (1954)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plot Outline: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
I first saw Rear Window about 4 years ago in a video/film program that I was attending.
The fact that you can see out of Jeffries' apartment window, across the courtyard and into the other tenant's apartments to see their goings on is incredible.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0047396   (602 words)

 HTML DOM Window Object
A Window object is created automatically with every instance of a or tag.
Resizes the window to the specified width and height
Only available when a dialog window is opened from a trusted application.
www.w3schools.com /htmldom/dom_obj_window.asp   (1095 words)

 X.Org Foundation
The first major version release of the X Window System in more than a decade, X11R7.0 is the first release of the complete modularized and autotooled source code base for the X Window System.
The X.Org Foundation, global steward of the X Window System* and Standards, announced today that ApTest and The Open Group have together donated their VSW5 Test Suite to The X.Org Foundation, where it shall be released under their standard Open Source license as XTS 5.0.2.
The X Window System is released by the X.Org Foundation under the MIT ("X") License.
www.x.org   (309 words)

 Blinds, Window Shades, Window Blinds, Shades, Window Treatments, Hunter Douglas Window Shades, Bali ...
YourBlinds.com offers the best selection of blinds, shades, custom blinds, custom window blinds, custom window treatments, window coverings and window shades made to your window's dimensions to help turn your house into a home.
Timeless and classic window shades.  A fabric shade that is available in a broad range of fabrics from sheer to opaque to give you the degree of privacy you specify.  Unique to the roller shade is the option to select hem styles and fabric trims to add the finishing touch to your shade.
Vertical blinds and shades can be opened by rotating the vanes or drawing them away from the window to provide an open view to the outside.
www.yourblinds.com   (1667 words)

 Window Regulator - Power Window Motor - Get Free Shipping on Ford Window Regulator
Unfortunately, car window regulators sometimes give up the ghost, and you're stuck with a car window that won't open or close.
Car window regulators and window motors can freeze up or get clogged with gunk, rendering them--and your power windows--useless.
We have a great selection of OE-quality power window motors and window regulators for a wide variety of domestic and import power windows, including Ford window motors, Chevrolet window motors, along with Honda window motors and Toyota window motors.
www.car-stuff.com /windowregulator.htm   (186 words)

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