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Presentation Manager Clipboard Enhancement for Multi-media Video Environment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000109787D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-24
Document File: 1 page(s) / 39K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Flores, D: AUTHOR

Abstract

The invention described here is an extension to the Presentation Manager* clipboard function. The clipboard should allow users to Cut, Copy and Paste (standard clipboard functions) video information between applications. This enhancement would permit a user to perform a large variety of useful tasks. One example of its use is depicted in the following scenario:

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Presentation Manager Clipboard Enhancement for Multi-media Video Environment

       The invention described here is an extension to the
Presentation Manager* clipboard function.  The clipboard should allow
users to Cut, Copy and Paste (standard clipboard functions) video
information between applications.  This enhancement would permit a
user to perform a large variety of useful tasks.  One example of its
use is depicted in the following scenario:

      John has taken an assignment from his manager to evaluate a new
Presentation Manager clipboard enhancement idea.  He hopes to build
an objectionable evaluation by gathering opinions from a variety of
developers that code to the Presentation Manager.  He begins his
soliciting assignment by electronically mailing each of the
developers a video message explaining to them his request.  As the
developers reply to John they each send him a video message
indicating their opinion of the new clipboard idea.  John may now
create a "video document" describing his evaluation that he may now
send to his manager.  This "video document" is created using the
enhanced clipboard functions disclosed by this invention.  John can
edit, splice, arrange, etc., the video messages he received (adding
his own video clip, if necessary) to create an intelligent video
recording that, when played back, depicts his evaluation of the new
idea supported by the video clips from each of the developers.

      This is only one example of...