Solaris 7 (SPARC Platform Edition) Installation Library

Common Desktop Environment

The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) 1.3 release contains a set of tools that supplement the CDE 1.2 functionality. It provides simplified end-user access, improved local system administration, and enhanced productivity capabilities. The new tools include:

CDE applications support Complex Text Layout (CTL) locales.

Motif 2.1

Solaris 7 software supports Motif 2.1, which includes five new Motif widgets and is MT-safe. Motif 2.1 supports ISO standard Complex Text Language locales in which a single binary developed on the Solaris 7 operating environment provides advanced and standard support for Hebrew, Arabic, and Thai customers.

The five new Motif widgets include the following: