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Method to Text Process the Include of a Non-Text Object As a Paragraph Disclosure Number: IPCOM000039756D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01

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Cuan, V Gaudet, JL Gentry, AV [+details]


A method is described to allow the Include of a Non-Text Object (INTO) to be processed by traditional text processes, such as Paginate, Display, and Print. The INTO control will have a horizontal and vertical dimension (in inches) as some of its parameters. This is based on the view that a Non-Text Object is a rectangular picture. The horizontal dimension begins at the left margin and spans as far to the right as required. The vertical dimension begins at the INTO position and spans down as far as required. This rectangular picture is not stored with the text. The INTO is stored with the text and contains the dimensions of the rectangle.