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William H. Gates III
Susan T Dumais, William H Gates III, Srikanth Shoroff, Michael Ehrenberg, Jensen M Harris, Richard J Wolf, Joshua T Goodman, Eran Megiddo: Providing a task description name space map for the information worker. Microsoft Corporation, Holly Nguyen, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, April 15, 2014: US08700385

Providing for generation of a task oriented data structure that can correlate natural language descriptions of computer related tasks to application level commands and functions is described herein. By way of example, a system can include an activity translation component that can receive a natural ...


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William H. Gates III
Eran Megiddo, Joshua T Goodman, Jensen M Harris, Susan T Dumais, Michael V Ehrenberg, Srikanth Shoroff, William H Gates III: Communication workspace. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, July 15, 2014: US08782179

Multiple pieces of information can be arranged into a single construct that allows the employee to ascertain information quickly while at her workstation. Selection of information for placement into the construct can employ various statistical models and the like. Selective pieces of information can ...


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William H. Gates III
Susan T Dumais, William H Gates III, Srikanth Shoroff, Michael Ehrenberg, Jensen M Harris, Richard J Wolf, Joshua T Goodman, Eran Megiddo: Providing a task description name space map for the information worker. Microsoft Corporation, Turocy & Watson, October 8, 2009: US20090254336-A1

Providing for generation of a task oriented data structure that can correlate natural language descriptions of computer related tasks to application level commands and functions is described herein. By way of example, a system can include an activity translation component that can receive a natural ...


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William H. Gates III
Eran Megiddo, Joshua T Goodman, Jensen M Harris, Susan T Dumais, Michael V Ehrenberg, Srikanth Shoroff, William H Gates III: Communication workspace. Microsoft Corporation, Turocy & Watson, October 8, 2009: US20090254390-A1

Multiple pieces of information can be arranged into a single construct that allows the employee to ascertain information quickly while at her workstation. Selection of information for placement into the construct can employ various statistical models and the like. Selective pieces of information can ...


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Roland Radtke, Jesse Clay Satterfield, Jensen M Harris, Mark A Peters, Deepak Menon, Mark A Ligameri: Floating command object. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, February 22, 2011: US07895531 (107 worldwide citation)

A floating command object is provided for offering a set of commonly or frequently used commands in close proximity to a selected text, data or other object in a document. When a given object is selected for editing, the floating object automatically displays near the object to allow easy selection ...


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Roland Radtke, Aaron M Butcher, Jensen M Harris, Catherine R Morrow, Jesse Clay Satterfield: User interface for displaying selectable software functionality controls that are contextually relevant to a selected object. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, February 14, 2012: US08117542 (99 worldwide citation)

An improved user interface is provided for displaying selectable functionality controls that identifies the context of the object to which the user interface is relevant, which contains rich functionality controls for applying contextually relevant functionality to a selected object, and which may b ...


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Jose H Durazo, Jensen M Harris, Jesse Clay Satterfield, Martijn E Van Tilburg, William A Avery, Bruce D Wiedemann: Conversation grouping of electronic mail records. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, May 11, 2010: US07716593 (88 worldwide citation)

Improved conversation grouping methods and systems are provided for electronic mail records. Electronic mail messages that are unread or flagged for follow-up are automatically displayed under an associated conversation grouping heading. If a conversation grouping contains only a single unread or fl ...


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Jensen M Harris, Richard Hank Leukart, Jiaxin, Jesse Clay Satterfield, Julia Cai, Jason V Morse: Methods, systems, and computer-readable mediums for providing persisting and continuously updating search folders. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, June 24, 2008: US07392249 (72 worldwide citation)

Providing persisting search folders within a computer that continuously identify data items having metadata matching a query of search criteria. A query of search criteria formulated via a graphical user interface is applied to a search filter to create a search folder. When the search folder is mad ...


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Jesse Clay Satterfield, Aaron M Butcher, David A Morton, Jensen M Harris, Justin Denney: User interface for displaying selectable software functionality controls that are relevant to a selected object. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, April 20, 2010: US07703036 (61 worldwide citation)

An improved user interface is provided for displaying selectable software functionality controls that are relevant to a selected object and that remain visibly available for use while the selected object is being edited. Upon selection of a particular object for editing, functionality available for ...


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Jesse Clay Satterfield, Jensen M Harris, Martijn E Van Tilburg, William A Avery, Bruce D Wiedemann: Automatic grouping of electronic mail. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, April 27, 2010: US07707255 (50 worldwide citation)

Automatic sorting and grouping of electronic mail items in an electronic mail system is provided. An automatic mail grouping property may be selected for electronic mail received, sent or stored in a variety of storage folders. For a given mail location (e.g., received mail, sent mail, or a given ma ...