"The initial Horizon staff clients were prepared for OS/2 Presentation Manager
," said Keith Wilson, Ameritech Library Services vices executive vice president.
* New controls from Hettinga Equipment employ factory-hardened 80386-based IBM PS/2's with OS/2 operating system and IBM's Presentation Manager
IBM CHARTS A NEW GRAPHICAL COURSE At Comdex, IBM and Microsoft issued a joint "statement of direction" that supposedly clarified the future of Windows, Presentation Manager
, and other systems software products.
The new model will also incorporate Nextstep, the user interface of computers made by Next, Inc., as well as the Open Software Foundation's OSF/Motif, a graphical interface similar to that of Microsoft's Presentation Manager
As part of CLEARVUE/eav's PowerCD series, Native American Rock Art of the Southwest has common, easy-to-use features: an outline navigator, a presentation manager
, a grade book, quizzes, a brief CD-based learning guide, view mode, photo index, and a history feature that allows you to retrace your path.
In a rare display of public bad temper, Software Publishing Corp.'s Fred Gibbons recently accused Microsoft of deliberately conning developers into creating unprofitable Presentation Manager
products, so that the gang from Redmond could have a clear shot at the more lucrative Windows market.
Both of the programs include extra features such as video clips, quizzes, an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an on-disc teacher's guide and a presentation manager
. The software is compatible with both Windows and Macintosh systems, and is available as a single disc, in lab packs (five discs), or site packs (30 discs).
president Fred Gibbons on his belief that Microsoft misled developers by implying Windows was merely a steppingstone on the way to Presentation Manager
: "I made a decision [to not go with Windows], and if I'm wrong, I'll eat it.
My companion to LinkWay is IBM Storyboard, which I call the presentation manager
. It's easy for Storyboard to create a linear story sequence with dynamite transitions."
Within the last year, Windows has made a remarkable transition from a Presentation Manager
training-wheels product to a serious development environment.