Windows Overview

The vast majority of Window Server applications exist so as to display graphics on the screen. This is done through windows to which the application draws. The Window Server shares the screen between all windows, taking into account each window’s region (its (x,y) coordinates) and ordinal position (how close to the front of the stack of windows it is).

Variant : Both (ScreenPlay and non-ScreenPlay). Target audience : Application developers.

All windows have an ordinal position and a parent whose behavior is defined by the base window class, RWindowTreeNode . This abstract class provides behavior for two quite distinct window types:

Related concepts
Window Types