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Phillip Beaudet, Matthew Black, Jonathan Edwards, Julian Jones, Eduardus A T Merks, Roger Spall: Dynamic hierarchical selection menu. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, September 24, 1996: US05559945 (252 worldwide citation)

A control window for navigating and implementing menu selections in a multiple level hierarchical menu is provided having a first zone displaying a list of the selection levels and a second zone displaying a list of the selection options within a selection level. The second zone is refreshed with se ...


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Graham R Alderson, Peter R MacFarlane, Tohru Mori: Data processing network with upgrading of files. International Business Machines Corporation, H St Julian, Casimer K Salys, Douglas H Lefeve, May 28, 1991: US05019963 (167 worldwide citation)

A data processing network in which a plurality of workstations such as personal computers (PC) (12) are connected to a host processor (11) and contain PC programs at particular levels for controlling tasks on the personal computers. The personal computers send a signal to the host when they are abou ...


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Frederick R Lange, Walter S Rosenbaum: System for detecting and correcting contextual errors in a text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, John W Henderson Jr, Douglas H Lefeve, June 16, 1987: US04674065 (141 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically proofreading a document for word use validation in a text processing system is provided by coupling a specialized dictionary of sets of homophones and confusable words to sets of di-gram and N-gram conditions whereby proper usage of the words can be statistically determine ...


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Donavon W Johnson, Amal A Shaheen Gouda, Todd A Smith: Directory cache management in a distributed data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, September 29, 1992: US05151989 (126 worldwide citation)

An improved directory caching technique is provided for a plurality of data processing systems which are connected together in a network. In the system, when a local, or client, data processing system interrogates a remote, or server, data processing system for a unit of directory information, the s ...


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Norman F Brickman, Walter S Rosenbaum: Method for identification and compression of facsimile symbols in text processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, John W Henderson Jr, Douglas H Lefeve, February 12, 1985: US04499499 (100 worldwide citation)

An improved system for identifying and compacting text data to be transmitted over communications lines and thereby reducing the data volume and transmission time. Transmitting and receiving text processing systems are provided identical library memories containing words commonly used in corresponde ...


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Keith J Scully, Harinder S Singh: Method of exchanging entries from a plurality of different electronic calendars based on interactively entered criteria. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, Mark E McBurney, November 9, 1993: US05261045 (95 worldwide citation)

A method of exchanging date and time slot usage between calendar users. A date and time map structure is configured in a common way to allow the accessing of the map information using an algorithm and then responding to the provided information. The response would normally be to create a composite c ...


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Janet R Callaway, John M McConaughy, Steven T Pancoast, Joan M Thompson: Method of and system for updating a display unit. International Business Machines Corporation, H St Julian, Douglas H Lefeve, Mark E McBurney, August 27, 1991: US05043919 (92 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to updating a display unit associated with a remote computer system communicating with a host computer system. Information, which is currently being displayed on the display unit and information to be displayed thereon are compared to determine any differences which exist ther ...


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Emily A Green, Jerry W Malcolm, Ha H Nguyen, Cynthia A Roosken: Methods of monitoring the status of an application program. International Business Machines Corporation, H St Julian, Douglas H Lefeve, July 26, 1994: US05333256 (83 worldwide citation)

An application or terminal emulation program, which is being executed on an information processing system, is represented by the display of a first icon on a display device. If during the execution of the application or terminal emulation program, a virtual display buffer associated with the applica ...


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Larry W Henson, Donavon W Johnson, Stephen P Morgan, Todd A Smith: File lock management in a distributed data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, July 6, 1993: US05226159 (80 worldwide citation)

A distributed data processing system and method in which locks on a file are supported by a data structure that resides on either a client machine or on the file's server. When only a single client's processes are locking a file, the data structure can reside on that client. Whenever a plurality of ...


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Charles L Peek, Phillip C Richey, James H Summers: Interactive code format transform for communicating data between incompatible information processing systems. International Business Machines Corporation, John W Henderson Jr, Douglas H Lefeve, December 17, 1985: US04559614 (72 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for transforming data transmitted from a remote information processing system which operates in a first internal code format to the internal code format of a second receiving information processing system. The method includes a control program for operating the receiving infor ...