Icon for File Transfer within Operating System/2, Extended Edition, Version 1.2
Original Publication Date: 1991-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Anderson, JF: AUTHOR [+4]
AbstractDisclosed is an icon for File Transfer within Operating System/2 (OS/2*) Extended Edition (E.E.), Version 1.2 (see the figure).
Icon for File Transfer within Operating System/2,
an icon for File Transfer within Operating
System/2 (OS/2*) Extended Edition (E.E.), Version 1.2 (see the
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 File Transfer
was required for use in the Presentation Manager*-based application.
The OS/2 E.E., Version 1.2, Communications
Transfer icon represents the File Transfer full-screen panel on the
for Version 1.2 supports the following features
through a full-screen-panel user interface.
File transfer operations include:
Sending and receiving files
Changing the profile of the file transfer
ASCII to Binary
CR/LF on or off
PC & Host code page
One-to-one character mapping
IBM host file transfer command name
Modify host file characteristi...