Tick two advantages of command line interfaces
A command line interface does not require windows to run
Command line interface can be confusing to use
Step by step options are available
Does not use as much CPU proccessing time as other user interfaces.
A command line interface is used by...
Casual everyday users
Select two disadvantages of command line interfaces
Only limited options presented
For someone who has never used a CLI it can be confusing
If you mistype an instruction you often have to start from scratch
CLIs take up a lot of disk space
A user interface described as "a user interface that allows the user to interact directly with the computer system by typing instructions" is called what?
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Menu based interface
Command line interface
This type of interface lets you interact with the computer by working through a series of screens or menus
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Natural language interface
Which two of these are advantages of menu based interfaces?
There are no commands to learn or remember
Can be spoken menus such as telephone menus
Only limited options are presented
Which two of these are disadvantages of menu interfaces?
You get the advantages of WYSIWYG (What you see is what you get)
It can be irritating if there are too many screens to work through
Takes up a lot of proccessing power
You cant go to the exact place you want striaght away, you have to work through options first
What type of user interface is this?
Command Line interface
Graphical User interface
Graphical user interfaces are also known as a WIMP interface because it makes use of...
Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pointer
Windows, Internet, Mouse, Pointers
Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer
One advantages of graphical user interfaces is that it is easy to use for beginners, select two others.
You have to learn complicated commands
It is easy to explore and find your way around
You get the benefits of WYSIWG (What you see is what you get)
Does not take a lot of proccessing power
Graphical user interfaces take up a lot more proccessing power than other types of interface, select two other disadvantages.
Only limited options available
Need significantly more disk space than other types of interfaces
Have to type specific commands
Slow for experienced programmers who find CLI's easier to use