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Icon for Communications Manager within Operating System/2 Extended Edition, Version 1.2

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000121941D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 45K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Anderson, JF: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

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

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Icon for Communications Manager within Operating System/2 Extended
Edition, Version 1.2

      Disclosed is an icon for Communications Manager within
Operating System/2 (OS/2*) Extended Edition (E.E.), Version 1.2 (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
Communications Manager was required for use in the Presentation
Manager*-based application.

      The OS/2 E.E., Version 1.2, Communications Manager icon
represents the Communications Manager Main Menu (full-screen panel)
on the OS/2 Desktop.

      Each of the features listed below may be configured and then
started from the OS/2 E.E. Communications Manager Main Menu.

      Communications Manager, release 1.2 supports the following
emulators and protocols through a full-screen and through a windowed
user interface
      3270 terminal emulation (icon from minimized window)
      3270 Print Control (icon from a minimized window)
      ASCII terminal emulation (icon from minimized window)
      5250 Work Station Feature (icon from full-screen panel...