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Icons which Relate to Time

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000105094D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 50K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Hanna, P: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The icons in the Figures are used in IBM* software, such as Consumer Transaction/2* (CT/2*), on personal computers running OS/2* Presentation Manager*. CT/2 is an integrated development facility for designing, editing, testing, constructing, and running transactions for financial institutions, such as banks. Icons may advantageously include color features, although color is not shown in the figures.

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Icons which Relate to Time

      The icons in the Figures are used in IBM* software, such as
Consumer Transaction/2* (CT/2*), on personal computers running OS/2*
Presentation Manager*.  CT/2 is an integrated development facility
for designing, editing, testing, constructing, and running
transactions for financial institutions, such as banks.  Icons may
advantageously include color features, although color is not shown in
the figures.

      Timer Icon in Fig. 1 indicates means for measuring the number
of times an event has occurred and the number of seconds event(s)
have taken.  Visually, the icon includes a stopwatch symbol.

      The PM Mode Icon in Fig. 2 indicates Post Meridiem (PM) time of
day status to an operator.  PM Mode indicates that an operator is
signed on for the afternoon work shift.  The PM Mode Icon replaces
the AM Mode Icon when the operator has signed on for afternoon
processing.  Visually, the icon includes a computer display symbol
with a partial moon depicted in the upper right hand corner.

      AM Mode Icon in Fig. 3 indicates Ante Meridiem (AM) time of day
status to an operator.  AM Mode indicates that an operator is signed
on for the morning work shift.  The AM Mode Icon is used to set the
current business day, whereby all transaction totals are credited
towards the morning's transactions.  Visually, the icon includes a
computer display symbol with a sun depicted thereabove.

      Start/Stop Options Icon in Fig. 4 in...