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Rex A McCaskill, John S Wang: Graphic highlight adjacent a pointing cursor. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, October 6, 1987: US04698625 (231 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed which facilitates the selection by a user of a graphic object on a display screen. Selection is by means of a pointing cursor which is moved about the display screen by means of a pointing device having a select button. When the pointing cursor is brought within a predetermi ...


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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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Hampton K Conner Jr, Donald G Petersen, John S Wang, Richard B Wood: User interface for a relational database using a task object for defining search queries in response to a profile object which describes user proficiency. International Business Machines Corporation, Casimer K Salys, November 16, 1993: US05263167 (109 worldwide citation)

A method and object-oriented architecture for interfacing a user to a relational database system The contour of the interface is defined by a profile object and a task object. The profile object, in response to user selection, defines one of multiple role objects with associated user proficiency and ...


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John A Hossack, Bhaskar S Ramamurthy, John S Wang, Kutay F Ustuner, Ching Hua Chou, James W Arenson, Arvind Jain: Ultrasound imaging system and method for improving resolution and operation. Acuson Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, February 23, 1999: US05873830 (91 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound system and method are provided for improving resolution and operation. The system applies different imaging parameters within and outside a region of interest in an ultrasound image to improve spatial and/or temporal resolution inside a region of interest. The system also increases an ...


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Shih Gong Li, John S Wang: Method and system for creating complex objects for use in application development. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Duke W Yee, Andrew J Dillon, September 10, 1996: US05555370 (63 worldwide citation)

A data processing system for permitting a user to efficiently create an application utilizing a plurality of objects in a graphic user interface. Objects are graphically presented to the user in the graphic user interface. The user is permitted to create a compound object utilizing at least two of t ...


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John S Wang: Text flow around irregular shaped graphic objects. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, Michael E Whitham, May 9, 1989: US04829470 (46 worldwide citation)

An improved mixed object editor flows text around and into irregularly shaped graphic objects on a page so that all the "white" space on the page is filled. An irregularly shaped window which generally conforms to the shape of the graphic object is first created. Then the boundaries of text lines wh ...


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John S Wang: Connection of sliders to 3D objects to allow easy user manipulation and viewing of objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, April 23, 1996: US05511157 (43 worldwide citation)

An easy to use method is practiced by the user of the computer system to allow for precise control of a displayed three dimensional object about any one of three perpendicular axes. A procedure is called which defines three "hot spots" for the X, Y and Z axes. These hot spots are displayed at the te ...


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John S Wang: Menu bar editor. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey LaBaw, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, June 25, 1996: US05530796 (41 worldwide citation)

A direct screen manipulation technique allows for the design a menu bar, pull down menus and cascaded menus in computer application programs. The technique is implemented using a graphic user interface (GUI) employing a windowing display. The user may select a menu bar tool object from a toolbox win ...


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John S Wang, Richard E Berry: Method of connecting objects on different notebook pages. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 27, 1997: US05634095 (38 worldwide citation)

A visual procedure aides the program builder in linking objects in a visual application builder where the objects are on different pages of the application builder notebook. When the target object is on another page of the notebook, the user selects the source object. The user then flips the noteboo ...


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Carol S Himelstein, John S Wang: Method for manipulation of graphic sub-objects in an interactive draw graphic system. International Business Machines, Richard E Cummins, James H Barksdale, July 28, 1987: US04683468 (32 worldwide citation)

A method for editing sub-objects in an interactive draw graphic application which allows the operator to apply the edit action to the sub-object without affecting the rest of the object. Vertices of the object that are defined by the adjacent common end points of the sub-object are assigned attribut ...