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Block Overstrike in an Information Processing System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050448D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Adam, TL Hebert, RA Herzik, AM Levine, LJ Shipp, KO White, FR [+details]

Abstract

This article discloses a technique for overstriking or double underscoring a block of displayed text with a single character by surrounding the defined information with Begin/End Overstrike codes which are transparent to the information processing system operator.