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Graphical PC-Host Code Translation Table Customizing Program

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000105933D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 70K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Itagaki, T: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed is a PC-host code translation table customizing program which has the graphical user interface. This program displays the whole table and an user can modify the contents of the table by a mouse or a keyboard. Modified portions are displayed with bold underlined characters to indicate to be updated and each or all modification can be changed to a default value.

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Graphical PC-Host Code Translation Table Customizing Program

      Disclosed is a PC-host code translation table customizing
program which has the graphical user interface.  This program
displays the whole table and an user can modify the contents of the
table by a mouse or a keyboard.  Modified portions are displayed with
bold underlined characters to indicate to be updated and each or all
modification can be changed to a default value.

      Fig. 1 shows the main panel of the program.  All code points
are displayed from 00hex to FFhex and a cursor is presented with
dotted rectangle 1.  In the table, a default code is displayed in a
normal character 2 and a modified code is displayed in a bold
underlined character 3.

      As shown in Fig. 2, double clicking the code point directly by
the mouse or depressing the space/enter key at a cursor displays code
modification panel.  In this panel, the user can type a desired value
directly by the keyboard or can increase or decrease the value one by
one, by depressing the up or the down arrow button 4 by the keyboard
or the mouse.  A default button 5 resets the default value.

      Because the program saves the different data from the default
table to a file as the user table, it is no impact for a disk space
and the performance.  And also there is no risk to destroy the
original table by illegal usage.

      As shown in Fig. 3, this program has four functions.  A "New" 6
resets the whole table to th...