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Icon for 3270 Print Control within Operating System/2 Extended Edition, Version 1.2

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000121929D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 34K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Anderson, JF: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

Disclosed is an icon for 3270 Print Control within Operating System/2 (OS/2*) Extended Edition (E.E.), Version 1.2, Communications Manager (see the figure).

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Icon for 3270 Print Control within Operating System/2 Extended Edition,
Version 1.2

      Disclosed is an icon for 3270 Print Control within
Operating System/2 (OS/2*) Extended Edition (E.E.), Version 1.2,
Communications Manager (see the figure).

      Graphical interfaces rely on direct manipulation interface
techniques. These techniques have become standard in the industry and
are based on the ability to represent objects in the user interface.
These representations often take the form of icons.  An icon is a
pictorial representation of an object.  The icon design should invoke
in the user an understanding of the purpose or use of the object it
represents.  An icon for the IBM OS/2, E.E., Version 1.2, 3270 Print
Control was required for use in the Presentation Manager*-based
application.

      The OS/2 E.E., Version 1.2, Communications Manager, 3270 Print
Control icon is the minimized state of the Print Control window for
the 3270 emulator of Communication Manager.

      3270 Print Control allows the user to route print jobs to the
PC printer that would normally be sent to the host printer.
Additionally, 3270 Print Control allows for print screens of the
emulator window.  Routing control is provided at an individual
session level.

      3270 Print Control provides the following features:
           Change print style: Pitch, Lines per inch, Line
           Spacing
           Routing to specified PC printers
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