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Master Control Routine for Initial Handling of All User Inputs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000044547D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Childress, JF [+details]

Abstract

The purpose of this invention is to assure consistent and efficient processing of user inputs to an application system. The template procedure (subroutine), as set forth below in Process Design Language (PDL), is called by the application each time a user entry is made on any of a plurality of screens. The template assures consistency of processing, performs certain system common processing, and issues CALLS for application unique code. This template enhances programmer ease of understanding of the system design and ease of maintainability. In a specific application, this procedure provides control of implementing programs to create, display, accept from the CRT, analyze, edit and process data from the VOID screen of the Pro Number Void application.