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DIGITAL MARGINALIA Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027862D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal


Disclosed is a way of adding information to an electronic document without disrupting the original format and content. For centuries, people have added notes to the margins of documents. This process is known as "marginalia". It is an easy and convenient way to add information or ask questions, without disrupting the original document, and attaching the new information at the point of need.