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Motif and CDE 2.1 Style Guide Reference
Restore is an action choice that returns a window to the size it was and
the position it was in before the user minimized or maximized the window. If
appropriate, the Restore choice may also be represented by a restore button in
the title bar of a window.
When to Use
RequiredIf a window can be minimized, provide a Restore choice in the window
icon's window menu to allow the user to return the window from the
minimized state to its previous size and position.
RequiredIf a window can be maximized, provide a Restore choice to allow the user
to return the window from the maximized state to its previous size and
RequiredIf a window is maximized and the user chooses Restore from the window
menu, restore the window to the size and position it had before it was
RequiredIf a window is minimized (iconified) and the user chooses Restore from the
window icon's window menu, restore the window to the size and position it
had before it was minimized.
RequiredIf a primary window is minimized and the user invokes Restore, restore all
of the secondary windows that the application has not closed.
RequiredDo not make the Restore choice available when the window is neither
minimized nor maximized.
RequiredProvide a restore button that implements the Restore choice on the title
bar when the window is currently maximized.
RequiredReplace the restore button with a maximize button in the title bar after a
window has been restored to a state other than maximized.
RequiredReplace the maximize button with a restore button in the title bar when
the window has been maximized.
RequiredMake the Restore choice the default action associated with the window
icon. If the window was maximized before it was minimized, restore it to its
RequiredAllow the user to invoke the default action of the window icon by
double-clicking the SELECT button on it, or by pressing Enter or keypadEnter
when it has focus.
Essential Related Topics
For more information, see the Window Menu reference page.
Supplemental Related Topics
For more information, see the Maximize (Choice), Minimize (Choice), and
Size (Choice) reference pages.
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