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Method for Listing Free Times in the Week Mode of Scheduler Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038356D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

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Amezcua, R Bingham, DM Grafe, RJ Pancoast, ST Trimble, WR [+details]


A method is described to allow the user of a Scheduler Program (SP) to determine times during a week for which no appointments are scheduled. This may be used to simplify the task of determining a day for which to schedule an appointment. RELATED CONCEPTS: 1. Schedule Modes The Scheduler has three modes: Day, Week, and Month. The Day Mode allows the user to enter appointments on separate lines. The Week Mode displays the week at a glance with the first six open time ranges or first six nonblank appointments displayed. The Month Mode displays a month at a glance with a separate indicator for days that have text or a reminder set. 2. Day File A day file is contained within a month DOS file that is partitioned for up to 31 days. Each day file contains the appointments that were entered for the day in the day mode.