QAD .NET User Interface Overview > Navigating the User Interface
Navigating the User Interface
You can choose to run most non-component based programs in either  .NET mode or in terminal mode, by selecting from the Open With drop-down menu in Program Properties. Terminal mode emulates the character UI within the .NET UI, and you navigate the program in the same way as in character.

Purchase Order Maintenance in Terminal Mode
Because of their different underlying technologies, you navigate component and non-component based screens in the QAD .NET UI in different ways.
You use traditional mouse-clicks, tabs, and keyboard tabbing to navigate the component-based screen.
The non-component based screen is a rendering of the character UI for the QAD .NET UI, and uses similar tabbing and keyboard navigation.
These navigation methods are described in the following sections