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Icon Set for LAN NetView Monitor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000112225D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 56K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Gaertner, D: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Disclosed is a set of icons that represent many of the parts available in the LAN NetView* Monitor application. The icons allow users to easily determine the function of each part.

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Icon Set for LAN NetView Monitor

      Disclosed is a set of icons that represent many of the parts
available in the LAN NetView* Monitor application.  The icons allow
users to easily determine the function of each part.

The  set  of icons is displayed in the Figure.  The set includes the
following:

1.  IBM LAN NetView Monitor (base icon) - This icon represents a
    pulse on a globe background.  The pulse indicates to users that
    this icon represents a means to determine the status (or health)
    of something; this is exactly what the IBM LAN NetView Monitor
    application does.  The globe background is the same one used by
    other products in the the IBM LAN NetView family; use of this
    background helps the user associate our product with the IBM LAN
    NetView family of products.

2.  Monitor Graph - This icon represents a graph on top of the base
    icon.  This indicates to users that they can double-click on this
    icon to view a Monitor graph.

3.  Monitor Graph template - This icon represents to users a means to
    quickly create new Monitor graphs.  It indicates to the users
    that the icon can be manipulated in the same manner as other OS/2
    Workplace Shell templates to create new instances of Monitor
    Graphs.

4.  Create/Delete Database -  This icon represents a database on top
    of the base icon.  It indicates to users that it is the icon to
    use for creating and deleting Moni...