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Automatic Fill-In of Calendar Entry Data in a Natural Manner

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000034690D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-27

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Torres, RJ [+details]

Abstract

Provided is a technique which allows users to schedule calendar events in a manner natural and consistent with current use of paper calendars in order to overcome deficiencies in conventional calendar programs. Users are provided with conventional function for scheduling of events and providing descriptive information for the displayed calendar. In addition, the user is provided with an enhanced selection and information entry technique. The user is allowed to select the time of the event on the computer calendar. Then, the user is provided with a pop-up with the time/date parameters automatically filled in; these parameters can be modified by the user as required. Following the time/date parameters, another pop-up follows which allows the user to enter descriptive information for the event.