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Brian E Kihneman, Clinton D Covington, Pavel R Karimov, Robert Cooper, Zachary P Woodall: Easy-to-use data report specification. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould P C, October 30, 2007: US07289976 (481 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the graphical specification and modification of reports is disclosed which enables data reports to be easily created via a report design dialogue. The report design dialogue includes a group-level outline panel containing controls for grouping, as well as other report control ...


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Clinton D Covington, Nilanjan Banerjee, Jay L Massena, Louisa Lee, Robbie A Paplin, Sanjay Jacob: Method and system for dynamically capturing HTML elements. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, January 29, 2008: US07325188 (15 worldwide citation)

Method and system for dynamically capturing elements from a target Web page and displaying the captured elements in another Web page. A user first opens a Web Capture Web Part dialog box in a browser application program. The user navigates to the target server hosting the target Web page and sends a ...


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Vitore Selca, Christopher W Bryant, Shane L Groff, Theresa A Naramore, Tiginesh M Beyene, Clinton D Covington: Modifying table definitions within a database application. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould P C, May 11, 2010: US07716168 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer program products modify a table definition of a database table within a database application. A method involves providing a user interface for creating a new field in the database table, receiving data that creates the new field while displaying the database table, and ...


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Michael J McCormack, Andrew R Miller, Christopher W Bryant, Jonathan M Sigler, Robert E Coggins, Scott T Gardner, Theresa A Naramore, Daniel Hough, Kelly M Krout, Clinton D Covington: Database navigation. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 18, 2010: US07720887 (7 worldwide citation)

Database interaction is facilitated by graphically presenting database objects in groups that are not necessarily dictated by object types of the database objects. In an example implementation, database navigation is facilitated by determining object dependency groups for a database in which each ob ...


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Adam R Kenney, Clinton D Covington, Scott T Gardner: Selection context filtering. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould PC, April 14, 2009: US07519585 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the graphical formulation of filter queries is disclosed which enables data queries to be easily chosen via selection from a menu. A signal is received to filter, or query, a data table. Next, the context of a selection of data is analyzed, and a menu of filters based on that ...


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Michael J McCormack, Christopher W Bryant, Robert E Coggins, Scott T Gardner, Theresa A Naramore, Daniel Hough, Kelly M Krout, Clinton D Covington: Database interaction. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, June 1, 2010: US07730067 (3 worldwide citation)

Database interaction is facilitated by graphically presenting database objects in groups that are not necessarily dictated by object types of the database objects. In an example implementation, database navigation is facilitated by determining object dependency groups for a database in which each ob ...


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Vitore Selca, Christopher W Bryant, Clinton D Covington, Dan Hough, Kelly M Krout, Shane L Groff, Timothy E Getsch: Templates in a schema editor. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, March 13, 2012: US08135755 (2 worldwide citation)

A schema editor allows for definition, distribution, and use of schema templates. The schema editor allows schema to be edited and then saved in such a way that the saved file can be reimported into the schema editor.


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Zachary P Woodall, Abigail E Short, Brian S Ruble, Clinton D Covington, Kumar Srinivasamurthy, Pavel R Karimov, Stephen I Lesser, Tosh Kawai: Dynamically generating a database report during a report building process. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, Ryan T Grace, August 25, 2009: US07581189 (2 worldwide citation)

A browse mode designer allows an average user of a database application program to easily design reports. The user can use the browse mode designer to build meaningful reports that aggregate data and that combine related data into shaped patterns for easier consumption of information. The browse mod ...


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Suraj T Poozhiyil, Pavel R Karimov, Clinton D Covington, Lieh T Han: System and method for a tool pane within a markup language document. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould P C, August 31, 2010: US07788578 (1 worldwide citation)

A tool pane is included in a markup language document, such as a web page, that allows web page and web parts included in the web page to be modified. The tool pane allows a user to select among various modes for the tool pane including a gallery mode, a properties mode, and a customization mode. Du ...


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Brian E Kihneman, Clinton D Covington, Pavel R Karimov, Robert Cooper, Zachary P Woodall: Easy-to-use data report specification. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould PC, August 31, 2010: US07788257 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the graphical specification and modification of reports is disclosed which enables data reports to be easily created via a report design dialogue. The report design dialogue includes a group-level outline panel containing controls for grouping, as well as other report control ...