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Innovative Display of Multiple Calendars

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000108907D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-23
Document File: 2 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Ristow, DP: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Existing technology allows for both text and graphic display of individual calendars. This disclosure allows for a variety of alternate presentations with greater data density for multiple schedule viewing. (Image Omitted)

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Innovative Display of Multiple Calendars

       Existing technology allows for both text and graphic
display of individual calendars.  This disclosure allows for a
variety of alternate presentations with greater data density for
multiple schedule viewing.

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      The display would look similar to existing Project Management
!PA displays (such as Application System) but have the following
Calendar- Unique characteristics:
1.   Nominal display would be in landscape mode, with time increasing
left to right.  The 'paths' would be the schedule for individuals
selected for viewing. Selection could be naming a distribution list.
2.   Each 'path' would start with a box containing the name of the
individual, be color coded, and display the picture of the individual
when the user clicks on the path.
3.   The 'box' shown when paths join indicates a meeting. The shape
of the box can be site tailored to indicate TYPES of meetings such as
Status, Class, and Manager-Only.
4.   For Personal, Confidential or other meeting classifications for
which the user does not have viewing authority, there would simply be
a color coded box on the appropriate schedule line for the time
blocked out.
5.   Clicking on a viewable meeting would display the Location and
Agenda.
6.   This Multi-Calendar display can also be used to easily identify
common free times (and optionally drag-and-drop to initiate a new
meeting...