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Printing Business/ Personal To Do List on a Daily Calendar

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000107284D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-21
Document File: 2 page(s) / 69K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Vincent, JP: AUTHOR

Abstract

This article describes a method to prioritize and print sorted and separated lists of personal and business things to do on a daily calendar.

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Printing Business/ Personal To Do List on a Daily Calendar

       This article describes a method to prioritize and print
sorted and separated lists of personal and business things to do on a
daily calendar.

      Current art provides for calendar items representing things to
do (todo items). These items are traditionally assigned a priority by
the user who enter them. These prioritized items are usually printed
with the calendar events, or printed on a separate page. Current art
sorts the prioritized items, putting items with the same priority
together.

      Since a calendar is often used for both personal and business
items, it is an improvement to this method is to use the assigned
priority to distinguish between personal and business todo items. The
recommended method for this is to allow the user to assign either
alphabetic or numeric todo priorities, and use the convention that
alphabetic priorities are used for business todo items and numeric
priorities are for personal todo items.

      Additionally, when the list of todo items is printed, the
business todo items are sorted and printed together at the top of the
list, with the personal items sorted and printed at the bottom of the
list.  In practice, there will be room for additional items on the
printed page. The proposed method will place the extra room between
the personal and business todo items.  In this way, items can be
added to either the business or personal section of the page.

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