05132900 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 2 patents.

A method and apparatus for limiting manipulation of individual documents within a multi-document relationship in accordance with a plurality of user specified preferences. A user preference object is created and utilized to store a plurality of user specified preferences for selected documents or for all documents which contain a selected attribute. Thereafter, any attempted manipulation, such as transmission, copying or deleting, of a document within the multi-document relationship will be limited in accordance with the stored preferences within the user preference object. In this manner, a distribution service may relay and distribute a selected document which might not normally be distributed due to incompatible characteristics of other documents which exist in a relationship with the selected document.

Title
Method and apparatus for limiting manipulation of documents within a multi-document relationship in a data processing system
Application Number
7/633880
Publication Number
5132900
Application Date
December 26, 1990
Publication Date
July 21, 1992
Inventor
Marvin L Williams
Lewisville
TX, US
Frank W Gilchrist
Coppell
TX, US
Agent
Andrew J Dillon
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/38
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