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Hidden notes layer for presentation mode

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000230780D
Publication Date: 2013-Sep-12
Document File: 1 page(s) / 18K

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Abstract

Publication describes solution which can be implemented to make a invisible note during sharing/projecting the screen with other users. Core idea of the described approach is to have a application/process run in the background which will create/maintain invisible layer on every opened text/presentation/spreadsheet document.

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Hidden notes layer for presentation mode

It sometimes happens that during sharing the screen chair person needs to do the note which not necessary should be visible for the whole audience, like name of person to checkout spelling later on, some other notes/actions only for chair usage etc.

Following publication describes solution which can be implemented to make a invisible note during sharing/projecting the screen with other users. Core idea of the described approach is to have a application/process run in the background which will create/maintain invisible layer on every opened text/presentation/spreadsheet document. Using the defined key combination, user is able to redirect the typed text into hidden layer and back when needed.

Publication presents functionality of making a hidden notes and option of merge them into original document per user request. Idea of the described approach is to implement an application which can be run in the background, and which will create and maintain the invisible layer for every opened text/presentation/spreadsheet document.

When user has a need to make a note (during sharing the screen, or projecting presentation), he is able to 'redirect' typed text to hidden layer, in the way invisible for viewers.

After meeting ends, user should be able to merge the notes into the doc version in proper places.

Exemplary usage scenario would looks like this:


1. User opens the text document

2. Process running in the background is creating n...