05598524 is referenced by 153 patents and cites 33 patents.

A method and apparatus for allowing selecting within a window on a computer system display within a first application program and moving that item to a second position on a display controlled by a file system manager. A file is created by the file system manager which is representative of the discrete data item selected and dragged. A representation of the data is provided on the computer system display, such as an icon specified by the application program from which the data originated and identifying file name.

Title
Method and apparatus for improved manipulation of data between an application program and the files system on a computer-controlled display system
Application Number
8/25989
Publication Number
5598524
Application Date
March 3, 1993
Publication Date
January 28, 1997
Inventor
David L Evans
Cupertino
CA, US
Mark L Stern
Cupertino
CA, US
Robert G Johnston Jr
Cupertino
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Apple Computer
CA, US
IPC
G06F 3/14
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