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A method to enable access only specified windows on desktop collaboration system

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016264D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Oct-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to realize a business application collaboration system using a desktop collaboration system such as Lotus Sametime, *1 Microsoft Netmeeting. A business application will need the following features: A required application window must be automatically shared. An operator is prohibited from accessing the private objects such as icons, a wall paper at customer's desktop. First purpose of this method is to provide a feature that the window has the keyboard and mouse focus is always automatically shared, since all the objects on the desktop will be shared on dekstop collaboration system, second purpose is to provide a feature that an operator can not access to the private objects except the windows required by a business application on the shared desktop.