GLOSSARY

accelerator     A key combination, such as Control-S, that allows selection of menu items, buttons, and other controls using the keyboard.

accessibility     An accessible application is one that can be used by people with impaired vision or other disabilities.

ANSI     An acronym for American National Standards Institute, an organization that defined a standard character set. wxWidgets distinguishes between compilation in ANSI and Unicode mode. In ANSI mode, character encodings must be used to switch between languages, but this is not necessary with Unicode. In this context, ANSI and ASCII are interchangeable, as the differences are slight.

alpha channel     Extra information in a bitmap that can be used to draw the bitmap with translucency. ...

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