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User Logon Profile, User Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000121453D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-03

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IBM

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Corn, VE: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This article provides a user friendly interface for creating, updating and deleting User Logon Profiles.

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User Logon Profile, User Interface

      This article provides a user friendly interface for
creating, updating and deleting User Logon Profiles.

      The User Logon Profile is an addition to the User Profile
Management subsystem, which is part of OS/2* ES and LS.  The User
Logon Profile user interface will be incorporated into the existing
User Profile Management user interface.
ACTIONS POP-DOWN FOR THE USER PROFILE MANAGEMENT PRIMARY WINDOW

      The pop-down is positioned directly below the Actions option in
the action bar. The user gets to this pop-down by the following
paths.
   - Choosing the Actions option in the action bar of the User
Profile Management Primary Window.

      The following table describes the two new User Profile
Management menu item choices for User Logon Profile support.
 OPTION NAME   FIELD TYPE   OPTION/FIELD DESCRIPTION
 Add/Change    Selection    This option is always valid.
 user logon    Choice       If 'Add/Change user logon profile' is
 profile                    chosen, the User Logon Profile Primary
Window is displayed (see Figure 3). Sel
ection mnemonic is 'l'.
                            The addition or change will be effective
at the time of the next logon. However, this will not have any effect
on the user logon profile which has already been load
ed in the memory.
 Delete user   Selection    This option is always valid.
 logon         Choice       If 'Delete user logon profile' is chosen,
 profile                    the Delete User Logon Profile is display
ed (see Figure 8). Selection mnemonic is 'D'. This function will
delete the user logon profile from the disk. However, this will not
have any effect on the user logon profile which has already been
loaded in the memory.

      The following keys are supported from this window:
 KEY        ACTION
 ENTER    - Commits the choice currently selected. The pop-up associ
ated with the selected choice is displayed, as explained above. Enter
is not needed if either the mouse or the mnemonic is used.
 ESC      - The Actions Pop-Down for the User Profile Management Prim
ary Window is removed and the User Profile Management Primary Window
is restored.
 F1=Help  - The help for the cursored option is presented.
ACTIONS POP-DOWN FOR THE USER MANAGEMENT PRIMARY WINDOW

      The user gets to this pop-down by the following paths.
   - Choosing the Actions option in the action bar of the User
Management Primary Window.

      The following table describes the new User Profile Management
menu item choices for User Logon Profile support.
 OPTION NAME   FIELD        TYPE OPTION/FIELD DESCRIPTION
 Add/Change    Selection    This option is always valid.
 user logon    Choice       If 'Add/Change user logon profile' is
 profile                    chosen, the User...