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Method for Indicating Keywords in Document

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000122796D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 2 page(s) / 35K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Baba, M: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for highlighting keywords in a document. This method shows three usages of the keywords: 1. intensifying the keywords 2. jumping to the location where the keywords appear, and 3. collecting the sentences which include a keyword.

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Method for Indicating Keywords in Document

      Disclosed is a method for highlighting keywords in a
document.  This method shows three usages of the keywords:
  1.  intensifying the keywords
  2.  jumping to the location where the keywords appear, and
  3.  collecting the sentences which include a keyword.

      A keyword is a word which appears many times in one document,
that is, a keyword is an important word in the document.  Using
keywords is helpful for understanding the document.  Keywords are
derived from the  document automatically.  The disclosed method shows
three ways of effective use of keywords.
  1.  Highlights all keywords in a document by changing
       attributes, such as fonts (bold, italics, underlined,
       etc.) and/or colors.  Highlighting the keywords makes
       it easy to read the document speedily with important
       points being identified.
  2.  Jumps to the location in a document where a keyword
       appears.  Pushing button or clicking by mouse causes
       the cursor to jump to the next keyword.  It makes it
       easy to reach to the location where the keyword appears
       in a long document.
  3.  Collects the sentences in a document where a keyword
       appears.  The sentence which includes the keyword is
       an important sentence in the document.  This makes it
       easy to read the all important sentences which include
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