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Graphic Character Arrangement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069002D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Shepherd, BJ [+details]

Abstract

The IBM 3800 System printer can be employed to print graphic art forms along with conventional text in the same operation by means of a graphic character set designed in accordance with Fig. 1. An algorithm can select those characters in the set which best approximate the vector between two endpoints.