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An augmented spreadsheet presentation provides for selecting a region of user focus in a primary body of data displayed as an array of cells, with two or more displayed cells of the array of cells being logically linked by a constraint graph. Two or more displayed cells can be linked by color or symbol animations in response to selected user focus with a mouse or other cursor. Complex animations that successively illustrate multiple constraint graph paths are possible.

Title
Animated spreadsheet for dynamic display of constraint graphs
Application Number
9/98903
Publication Number
6256649 (B1)
Application Date
June 17, 1998
Publication Date
July 3, 2001
Inventor
Gregory Niemeyer
Redwood City
CA, US
Takeo Igarashi
Chigasaki
US
Polle T Zellweger
Palo Alto
CA, US
Bay Wei Chang
Foster City
CA, US
Jock D Mackinlay
Palo Alto
CA, US
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
G06F 17/21
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