Method of Establishing the Composition ENVIRONMENT for Data Objects
Original Publication Date: 1987-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31
A method is described which permits the specification of environment controls for nested data objects of different data types with respect to the containing data object envelope. A composed document can contain various objects of unlike data types. These objects may be created, e.g., text, image, graphics, independent of environment state conditions that exist in composed documents. Thus, the environment for any object may be established 'outside' of the object unique to various document types. The Object Environment State may also be 'stored' as object local status that can override an environment state established outside of the object. The grouping of object status permits the following applications: 1.