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Dynamic Model-Extracting Table Widget

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010243D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Nov-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Nov-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a generic table widget that is able to discover information from a UI model in order to present information to an end user in a fashion that is consistant and specific to that model. If a diverse set of models are derived from some agreed upon common model that consists of object types and one or more relationships, a single table widget of this sort may be used to view the data of any of these models, complete with the appropriate sets of columns for each model. A single instance of this widget may be used to view data from multiple models in one session, as it discovers model information dynamically.