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This section contains articles explaining basic terms from the computer graphics field.


This article defines basic terms from computer graphics field and explains how computers represent images.

This article answers basic questions about icons and explains the difference between Windows XP and previous icons.

This article pinpoints the differences between Windows Vista (and Windows 7) icons and Windows XP icons.

This guide explains how to make your own favicons and how to modify your internet pages to display them.

This article explains the term NURBS, describes basic properties of NURBS curves and surfaces, and gives a short tutorial on using them for 3D modelling.

This article explains mouse cursor are used in Windows and gives a few hints how to customize cursors and how to create your own custom cursors.

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