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Format for Specifying a Command Line in an Online Presentation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000065535D
Original Publication Date: 1985-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bezviner, D Easter, C Gaither, W Giovannetti, L Grafe, R Meyer, G Pancoast, S [+details]

Abstract

A method is described for non-programmers to define a command line field where multi-key operator input may be entered. The Online Presentation Control Language (OPCL) is a programming language designed to create stand-alone online presentations. An information developer, typically a non-programmer, uses the OPCL's commands to specify document structure, displayable text, sounds, animation, and other parts of the presentation. The Online Presentation Development System (OPDS) is a group of programs designed to create stand-alone online presentations. Online presentations include such items as product demonstrations, tutorials, and other programs in which the computer is used to present information.