Alto Neptune file manager screen

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Date
1974 ca.
Copyright Owner
© PARC (Palo Alto Research Center, Incorporated)
Keywords
Graphical User Interface (GUI); Mouse
Object ID
500004658

The Alto encouraged experiments with graphical instead of command-line interfaces. Neptune used creative text layout and different mouse buttons to select files and commands, but had no icons or images. The color-coded mouse buttons selected different commands.