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Advances in the Pad++ Zoomable Graphics Widget

Benjamin B. Bederson and James D. Hollan

Computer Science Department
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131


We describe Pad++, a zoomable graphical sketchpad that we are exploring as an alternative to traditional window and icon-based interfaces. We discuss the motivation for Pad++, describe the implementation, and present some of the differences between Pad++ and the standard Tk Canvas widget.

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