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Active Window

On a computer, the window (or interface) one is currently using. Most computers only allow one active window at a time. For example, if one has a web browser and a word processor both open, one can only utilize one at a time even though both programs are open. The same applies for two windows of the same program.
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It was possible for students to generate a mix of productive and distractive active windows even when only one active program was involved.
The keyboard wedge application shipped with every Socket bar code scanning and RFID product, SocketScan, reads bar code or RFID tag data directly into any active Windows program as though it had been typed on a keyboard without requiring additional programming.
SocketScan, the keyboard wedge application shipped with every Socket bar code scanning and RFID product, reads bar code or RFID tag data directly into any active Windows program as though it had been typed on a keyboard without requiring additional programming.
The solution for the police was a utility which can automatically amend records through the screens of the Integra application, based on NDL's Active Windows Integrator (AWI) product.
0 is a free upgrade for current VisiQuest customers on active Windows maintenance plans.
With the increasingly important role of Microsoft in the mission-critical data center environment, customers have asked Akibia to take a more active Windows support position in order to provide a more complete solution.
In September, the company was recognized for hosting the largest number of active Windows 2000 Web sites in the world.
When users move the wand across a bar code symbology, the active Windows CE program receives the data as though it has been typed in, providing a transparent interface between the wand and any Windows CE application such as Pocket Excel or Pocket Word.
New operating systems and integrated applications demand multiple, active windows," said Jill Carter, product manager for NEC Technologies' Personal Display Division.
SQA TeamTest was the only product that automatically compensated for time delays and unexpected active windows (UAWs) during test playback.
The active window is in the foreground with a different colored title bar than the rest of the windows.