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PROGRESSIVE FEATURE SELECTION

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000026018D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 55K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

A touch screen may be used in an electrophotographic printing machine to permit the operator to select various features. With a feature rich printing machine, the system can be rogrammed to assist the operator by presenting

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CEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

PROGRESSIVE FEATURE SELECTION
John W. Daughton
Karen K. Anderson
Denise C. Mclaughlin

David E. Miller Keith G. Bunker Robert L. Sklut

Proposed Classification

us. c1.355/3 Int. C1. G03g 15/00

A touch screen may be used in an electrophotographic printing machine to permit the operator to select various features. With a feature rich printing machine, the system can be rogrammed to assist the operator by presenting

is where conflicts arise. There are two conflict versions. In the first situation, a choice of a features requires another selection that may not have been

. the required other selection was not a part of the feature default

pre-selected choices as each

  "'% the operator has not made any selection in this area as of yet. The required base feature is connected to the directly selected feature and the operator is notified of the change. In the second situation, two deliberate choices are in conflict. In the case, it is assumed that the most recent selection is the desired selection, and the earlier selected feature is eyer ridden. The touch screen presents the operator with a message indicating the over riding of the earlier selection.

made, array an

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     XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL Volume 14 Number 5 September/October 1989

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