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Online editors indicator system

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241734D
Publication Date: 2015-May-27
Document File: 5 page(s) / 62K

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Abstract

Online editors indicator system enables editors can co-edit same document at same time. All the editors can see others finished input instantly but keep private input unreadable. The color indicator will be preserved and can be show whenever open the document. The system support comparing between any two versions and show indicators but not with previous version.

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Online editors indicator system

In a online editor system, how to show different input in different format instantly? How to highlight the current inputting from different users at same time? This system is designed to solve the problem

In a on-line edit system, many users can work on same document at same time, all can see others input instantly after the editor submit their private work section. Every editor have their own pen and color indicator.

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The system designed a ID for every user, and pass the ID to server at same time with his/her input content. With the user ID, the format data can be displayed in the edit area differently per user.

Also, a pencil cursor with same format can be generated and move while the input comes from a certain user. User can also select work privately to avoid his/her input be seen before submit.

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1) A long poll between every user and server to send input contents to server and retrieve other users input instantly.
2) An ID for every user to assign a special color for him/her.

3) Special color based on user ID is used to format the data to be displayed.

4) Colored pencil cursor assigned from the ID moving as the input comes.

5) color indicator will be preserved and can be show whenever open the document.

6) Can compare between any two versions and show indicators but not with last version.

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