Graphical user interface

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A GUI (Graphic User Interface) is a graphic interface using icons to represent characteristics of a program interacting with user. There are two graphic interfaces very spread all over the world: OS Apple Macintosh and Microsoft Windows.

Discovering that people recognize faster graphic representations than they read, a team of researchers from Xerox designed a graphic interface with the user, using graphic images called icons. GUI interface usually uses an interface for mouse with pulldown menus, dialog boxes, validation boxes, radio buttons, etc. Programs with GUI interface requests a computer with high speed, power and enough memory for a display mode in high resolution.

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