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Method to Provide New Function for the Automatic Sequencing of Text

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000057204D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Morton, CA Pascoe, RA [+details]

Abstract

The Revision Text Object Content Architecture (RTOCA) provides three controls for Auto-Text Sequencing (ATS). The ATS controls are used for the generation of text for a sequence of letters, numbers, or other user defined sequences. Outlines, footnotes, and ordered lists are examples of their use. The three controls provided are: Define Auto-Text Sequence (DATS) Set Auto-Text Sequence (SATS) (Image Omitted) Get Auto-Text Sequence (GATS) These new functions are described below. 1. The DATS command is defined in the Master Format of the document. That is, the DATS is used to specify the initial condition of Auto Text Sequences in addition to defining the type of sequence (up to 255 may be defined), the following may be specified: a.