User Interfaces

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2 disadvantages of command line interface
1) the person must have detailed knowledge on the commands being used 2) commands have to be written precisely, if not they will fail
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2 advantages of command line interface
1) this interface needs less memory 2) this interface can be much faster
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Describe a menu interface
1) lets u work through a menu or device through a series of screens or menus
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2 advantages of a menu interface
1) extremely easy to use 2) no commands to learn or remember
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2 disadvantages of a menu interface
1) poorly designed one could be slow to use 2) a poor designed one could be hard to read e.g writing could be too small for people with a poor eyesight
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2 advantages of a form interface
1) easy to program 2) little or no training required 3) data validation can be used on data entry forms 4) doesn't need a lot of memory
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2 disadvantages of a form interface
1) visually impaired people might have a problem with the text 2) only limited options presented
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2 advantages of WIMP
1) easy to use especially for a beginner 2) do not need to learn complicated commands
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2 disadvantages of WIMP
1) need more memory to run 2) takes up more hardisk space
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2 advantages of command line interface

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1) this interface needs less memory 2) this interface can be much faster

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Describe a menu interface

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2 advantages of a menu interface

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2 disadvantages of a menu interface

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