Updating the Screen of a Word Processing Terminal Which Is Emulating a Data Processing Terminal
Original Publication Date: 1983-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07
With the rapid proliferation of word or text processing terminals in the office systems field, it has now become customary in the field to provide with such text processing equipment a programming capabilitywhich enables such text processing equipment to emulate a data processing terminal and by such compatibility with a data processing data stream, function to permit an operator through text processing terminal to access data processing materials and to form data processing operations. In a great many data processing systems, it has become conventional to update or change the data processing terminal screen every time a change is made in a single line or phrase to be displayed on the terminal.