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Irene H Hernandez, Carol S Himelstein, John S Wang: Method of editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system using implicit editing actions. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, August 11, 1987: US04686522 (207 worldwide citation)

A method is described for editing graphic objects in an interactive draw graphic system which selectively displays a menu of available editing actions in response to operation of one mouse button by the operator and allows the operator to cursor select the specific edit action from the menu to be ma ...


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Robert J Torres: Method to automatically vary displayed object size with variations in window size. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, March 19, 1991: US05001697 (168 worldwide citation)

A method to maintain all of the information that is originally displayed in a window on the display screen in an interactive information handling system, as the size of the window is decreased. A plurality of character sets which have different appropriate width and height attributes are stored in t ...


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Irene H Hernandez, Rex A McCaskill: Method for generating a document utilizing a plurality of windows associated with different data objects. International Business Machines Corporation, James H Barksdale Jr, H St Julian, Casimer K Salys, October 9, 1990: US04962475 (164 worldwide citation)

A method for tailoring a master document to obtain a special document. The master document is made up of data objects and portions of the data objects. Included in the portions are pointers to corresponding data objects. The portions are windowed and displayed. Selection of a window will result in a ...


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Harry S McGaughey III, Lovie A Melkus, Robert J Torres: Method to facilitate a reply to electronic meeting invitation in an interactive multi-terminal system employing electronic calendars. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, December 11, 1990: US04977520 (136 worldwide citation)

An electronic calendaring method for use in a data processing system which includes a plurality of interactive terminals which are interconnected to permit an end user at each terminal to interchange information with each other and to maintain an electronic calendar. The method facilitates the reply ...


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Hira Advani, Larry K Loucks, Nancy L Springen: Device driver and adapter binding technique. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, James H Barksdale, John L Jackson, March 10, 1987: US04649479 (116 worldwide citation)

An operating system in a digital computer environment is run as a virtual machine on a virtual resource manager. In order to provide a more dynamic environment for the operating system, linkages are made between the operating system device drivers and the corresponding real and virtual devices of th ...


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David U Shorter: Method for scheduling execution of distributed application programs at preset times in an SNA LU 6.2 network environment. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, November 6, 1990: US04969092 (112 worldwide citation)

A method for scheduling time initiated tasks from an Intelligent Work Station (IWS) of an SNA network in which a host processor has created a plurality of run ready virtual machines which are assigned under control of a Virtual Machine Pool Manager in response to an LU 6.2 allocate verb to establish ...


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Dean J Hager, Robert P Resch, Curtis G Rose: Method and apparatus for automated meeting agenda generation in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, James H Barksdale, Andrew J Dillon, May 31, 1994: US05317683 (108 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus permit the automatic generation of a meeting agenda for a requested meeting concerning a document stored within a data processing system. A document, such as an invention disclosure document, is stored within a data processing system and identified as the subject of a desire ...


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Donald E Curtis, James P Vincent, Mary E Weidmann: Method of scheduling meetings. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, James H Barksdale, December 2, 1986: US04626836 (107 worldwide citation)

A method of scheduling a meeting among terminal users who are provided with calendaring applications for storing and retrieving timed and dated events. Included is presentation to a meeting scheduler of a prompting screen with blanks for keying in desired times and dates, and prospective attendees. ...


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Diana S Wang, Francis J Kastelic: Combining search criteria to form a single search and saving search results for additional searches in a document interchange system. International Business Machines, David A Mins Jr, James H Barksdale, June 22, 1993: US05222234 (87 worldwide citation)

A method of saving a search criteria and search results of a document search in a document interchange system having a plurality of shared libraries. The search criteria is stored in a Search Criteria Document appropriately encoded for the document interchange management system. The search results a ...


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David U Shorter: System for executing segments of application program concurrently/serially on different/same virtual machine. IBM, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, November 5, 1991: US05063500 (75 worldwide citation)

A method to preserve system resources during the execution of distributed application programs in an SNA type data processing network that supports program to program communication between an Intelligent Work Station (IWS) and a host processor in accordance with SNA Logical Unit 6.2 protocols when a ...