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Minimize screen changes

There are several ways for minimizing screen changes, some of which agree with the traditional methods for GUI design to preserve display inertia. For example, GUI changes may be cached. That is, consecutive changes taking place within a short time interval can be presented as one single change without affecting user interaction. This also means that continuous screen changes as animation and window scrolling should be avoided, which disagrees with the traditional method for providing visual continuity [12] (p. $ 282$).

Lin Zhong 2003-10-13