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Icon for IBM Extended Services, Basic Configuration and Installation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000103671D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-18
Document File: 3 page(s) / 110K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Cole, RH: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Disclosed is a Basic Configuration and Installation icon for IBM Extended Services, Version 1.0, within Operating System/2* (OS/2*) (see Fig. 1).

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Icon for IBM Extended Services, Basic Configuration and Installation

       Disclosed is a Basic Configuration and Installation icon
for IBM Extended Services, Version 1.0, within Operating System/2*
(OS/2*) (see Fig. 1).

      Object-oriented graphical user interfaces are based upon icons
and other visuals.  Icons are the visual metaphors that represent
objects that may be manipulated within an application.  The icon
should represent the user's perception of the purpose of the object.

      An icon was required to represent visually the OS/2
Presentation Manager* window's function for Extended Services, Basic
Configuration and Installation. This problem was solved by providing
the icon described within this article.

      The IBM Extended Services, Version 1.0, Basic Configuration and
Installation icon is a minimized object of an OS/2 Presentation
Manager window.  This icon will appear within the Extended Services
group.

      The Basic Configuration and Installation icon visually
represents the install functions within the Extended Services
features.  Since users may optionally install the features after
completing a basic configuration, the function allows for configuring
and/or installing.

      This icon's metaphor is a wrench that represents configuration.
The display and the keyboard represent the user's workstation.

      Disclosed is a Manage SNA Logical Links icon for IBM Extended
Services, Version 1.0, within Operating System/2 (OS/2) (see Fig. 2).

      Object-oriented graphical user interfaces are based upon icons
and other visuals.  Icons are the visual metaphors that represent
objects that may be manipulated within an application.  The icon
should represent the user's perception of the purpose of the object.

      An icon was required to represent visually the OS/2
Presentation Manager window's function for Extended Services, Manage
SNA Logical Links.  This problem was solved by providing the icon
described within this article.

      The IBM Extended Services, Version 1.0, Manage SNA Logic...