04435777 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 4 patents.

An improved method is disclosed for assisting the operator of an interactive text processing system in entering instructional data which defines to the system changes to stored spatially related data. The method involves the operator identifying to the system the task to be accomplished and the name and the location of the source file in the system, displaying to the operator on the screen of the display device the header portion of the file, which defines the fields or column names, and converting sequences of operator keystrokes representing conventional text editing operations on selected fields of the displayed header to instructions for use by the system in processing records of the file.

Title
Interactively rearranging spatially related data
Application Number
6/264387
Publication Number
4435777
Application Date
May 18, 1981
Publication Date
March 6, 1984
Inventor
Paul D Waldo
Austin
TX, US
John W McInroy
Austin
TX, US
Rex A McCaskill
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Richard E Cummins
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 3/14
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