Title and Copyright Information
 
Preface
 
Part 1 -- Style Guide
1    Introduction to the Common Desktop Environment
2    Input, Navigation, Selection, and Activation
3    Drag and Drop
4    Visual Design
5    Window and Session Control
6    Application Design Principles
7    Common Dialogs
8    Application Messages
9    Designing for Accessibility
Part 2 -- Certification Checklist
10    Certification Checklist
A    Keyboard Functions
B    Mouse Functions
 
Figures
3-1    Drag icon showing the object being dragged

3-2    Example of a text drag icon

3-3    Example of a cannot pointer drag icon

3-4    Example of drop zone feedback from the Front Panel.

3-5    Example drag icon showing the three parts

3-6    Examples of copy (left) and link operation indicators

3-7    Example of a scrolling list with an item selected for dragging

3-8    Example Calendar Appointment Editor dialog box

4-1    Screen shot of the desktop environment

4-2    Collection of icons at sizes 32x32 and 16x16 as used in File Manager

4-3    Examples of application group icons from Application Manager

4-4    Partial screen shot of Front Panel with the Personal Applications subpanel open

4-5    Minimized window icons for Terminal, Text Editor, Calendar, and File Manager

4-6    Example of a tool bar used in the Calendar application

4-7    Icon Editor, showing the 22 Common Desktop Environment colors available for icons

4-8    Example of dynamic color shadows

4-9    Calendar icon in black and white outline style on left and the desktop gray style on right

4-10    Examples of three-dimensional icons in the desktop

4-11    Outline style converted to Common Desktop Environment style, in XPM and XBM formats

4-12    Examples of application icons used in the desktop

4-13    Examples of application group icons

4-14    Examples of document icons used in the desktop

4-15    Monochrome (XBM) bitmaps, with foreground reversal consequences

4-16    Example of a minimum required set of icons for Mailer

4-17    Example of a left-aligned 32x32 icon with a tag on the right side

4-18    Example of an icon lighted from the top left edge

4-19    Applying the bottomShadow and topShadow colors

4-20    Example of anchoring page while letting pencil protrude from surface

5-1    Example primary window decorations

5-2    Example secondary window decorations

5-3    Sample window menu

6-1    Example from Common Desktop Environment Calendar.

7-1    An example of using a Category option menu in a dialog

7-2    Calendar Appointment Editor primary pane with Expand button (More)

7-3    Calendar Appointment Editor with expand button (Less) and primary and secondary panes

7-4    Example of an Open file selection dialog box

7-5    A basic print dialog. box

7-6    Example print dialog box layout for general printing

7-7    Example print dialog box layout for printing from applications

7-8    Example About dialog box

7-9    About dialog box with a More button

8-1    An error dialog box

8-2    An informational message in the lower margin of a window

 
Tables
3-1    The possible drag icons shown with generic source indicators
4-1    RGB Values for Common Desktop Environment Icon Colors
4-2    Icon Sizes and Usage
4-3    Minimum Required Icon Set
4-4    Icon Name Conventions
10-1    Common Desktop Environment Window Decoration Conventions
10-2    Common Desktop Environment Window Management Conventions
10-3    Dialog Box Title Conventions
10-4    File Selection Dialog Box Labels
10-5    Navigation in a Spin Box
10-6    Keyboard Mappings for Server-Level Access Features
A-1    Keyboard Functions and Key Engravings
A-2    Mnemonic Assignments for Menu Choices
A-3    Keyboard Mappings for Space Bar and Enter Key
B-1    Mouse Operations and Functions
B-2    Select and Adjust Key Bindings
B-3    Key Bindings When TRANSFER is Assigned Mouse Button 2
B-4    Key Bindings
B-5    Menu Bindings
 
Index