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Diagnostic Program Symbols

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000042361D
Original Publication Date: 1984-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Bennett, JB: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Simple symbols are displayed to represent the functions of diagnostic programs for non-technical microcomputer users. The symbols are formed on the display using simple character graphics. They avoid the need for text translation for the languages of different countries. The symbols indicate 1 - Diskette test, 2 - Printer test, 3 - Sound Generator test, 4 - Joystick test, 5 - CRT attachment test, 6 - Keyboard test.

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Diagnostic Program Symbols

Simple symbols are displayed to represent the functions of diagnostic programs for non-technical microcomputer users. The symbols are formed on the display using simple character graphics. They avoid the need for text translation for the languages of different countries. The symbols indicate 1 - Diskette test, 2 - Printer test, 3 - Sound Generator test, 4 - Joystick test, 5 - CRT attachment test, 6 - Keyboard test.

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