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Customizing Software During Both Installation and Normal Operations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000105617D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 53K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Beck, JS: AUTHOR

Abstract

A method to customize software during both installation and normal operation is disclosed. One user interface and executable module may be used to customize software during both the installation and normal operation of a software product.

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Customizing Software During Both Installation and Normal Operations

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            | Installation |                |    Normal    |
            |              |                |  Operation   |
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            |   Modules    |                |   Modules    |
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                            | Customization |
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      A method to customize software during both installation and
normal operation is disclosed.  One user interface and executable
module may be used to customize software during both the installation
and normal operation of a software product.

      Many software products need to be customized by the user in
order to run properly.  The software ...