Graphical Multiscale Web Histories: A Study of PadPrints

Ron R. Hightower, Laura T. Ring, Jonathan I. Helfman, Benjamin B. Bederson1 and James D. Hollan2,     Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, (505), 277–3112, ++. E-mail address:,,,,,


We have implemented a browser companion called PadPrints that dynamically builds a graphical history-map of visited web pages. PadPrints relies on Pad++, a zooming user interface (ZUI) development substrate, to display the history-map using minimal screen space. PadPrints functions in conjunction with a traditional web browser but ...

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