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User-Defined Document Index Elements

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036951D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Barker, BA Edel, TR Stark, JA [+details]

Abstract

Constructs which are not MO:DCA (A Document Interchange Data Stream Architecture) defined (e.g., Logical Elements such as Figures, Lists, Paragraphs, etc.) may also be identified as indexable elements within a document. These elements may then be independently accessed by a document composer for modification/display without processing the preceding document constructs that contribute to its current state processing requirements. A document residing in a library might be as follows: Begin Document . Document Index (Index Element) Text Object5-Offset (Element Content) Paragraph 1 in Text Object5-Offset Paragraph 2 in Text Object5-Offset Paragraph 3 in Text Object5-Offset . .