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SELECTION AND SEARCH OF TOPICS IN A GRAPHICAL OVERVIEW

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008609D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 69K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Egbert Lenger: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

BACKGROUND in the tile manager of MS-Windows or in the tile manager of the Macintosh or the Katalog Screen in Most of the available computer operating Data Ease Express for windows. systems present their information in a graphical form (e.g. MS-Windows, OSi2, Macintosh, ..,), DESCRIBED IN THIS PAPER Specially applications offering a complex structure of different screens have the problem of giving the The idea is to use the graphical representation in user an easy access to every screen. an application for a complete overview (e.g. all screens and editable elements) in combination with A similar way of graphical presentation is used a search function.

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MOTOROLA Technical Developments

SELECTION AND SEARCH OF TOPICS IN A GRAPHICAL OVERVIEW

by Egbert Lenger and Bernd Lehr

BACKGROUND in the tile manager of MS-Windows or in the tile manager of the Macintosh or the Katalog Screen in Most of the available computer operating Data Ease Express for windows.
systems present their information in a graphical
form (e.g. MS-Windows, OSi2, Macintosh, ..,), DESCRIBED IN THIS PAPER

Specially applications offering a complex structure of different screens have the problem of giving the The idea is to use the graphical representation in user an easy access to every screen. an application for a complete overview (e.g. all screens and editable elements) in combination with A similar way of graphical presentation is used a search function.

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MOTOROLA Technical Developments

  The view window will be positioned to the desired field using the standard navigation methods (scroll bars, page up, page down) or using the search function.

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