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Special Move Operation for Insert Assistance

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000046237D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Haigh, DC Haslam, M Verey, P [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a special move operation provided to assist a microprocessor perform the 'insert' function in a large-screen alphanumeric display terminal. The same operation can also be used to assist with other tasks, such as deleting, repeating to address, clearing, and the general movement of data within the character buffer for the display.