Parts of the Window

Learn about the Windows 98 window and its various parts in this free lesson.

The Windows 98 screen

Windows 98 got its name from one of its most basic elements: the window. The rectangular work area for an application, file, or other task is called a window.

The Windows 98 screen displays window elements and other elements. Each element has a specific function.

Windows 98 example of a window in Notepad

Important PointThe workspace is the white area inside the window. This is where you do your work with an application, such as writing a letter. The workspace may contain text, pictures, or icons.