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Mark E Molander: Methods and apparatus for implementing inline controls for transposing rows and columns of computer-based tables. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, November 3, 2009: US07614006 (116 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns methods and apparatus for implementing the ability to transpose rows and columns of a table displayed in a graphical user interface of a computer system. In embodiments of the invention, at least one in-line table row and column control is incorporated in the table; wh ...


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David Frederick Champion, Timothy Andreas Meserth, Mark E Molander, Patrick Gabor Nyeste, David Thomas Windell, Jeffrey John Smith: Method, apparatus and program storage device for providing customizable, immediate and radiating menus for accessing applications and actions. International Business Machines Corporation, William Konrad, Konrad Raynes Davda & Victor, January 8, 2013: US08352881 (80 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and program storage device for providing customizable, immediate and radiating menus for accessing applications and actions. Upon initiation of a predetermined user action, such as a right-click operation, a primary menu is displayed and a second radial menu is displayed proximat ...


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David B Lection, Steven M Miller, Mark E Molander, Keith J Purcell: System and method for display views using a single stroke control. International Business Machines Corporation, VanLeeuwen & VanLeeuwen, Gerald R Woods, August 8, 2006: US07089507 (66 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying a geographical map using a single stylus movement is presented. A user contacts a display with the stylus and selects an area on the geographical map in which the user wishes to view. The user moves the stylus into a zoom zone which processing interprets stylus mov ...


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Mark E Molander, Nicole S Zeisz: Guides and indicators for eye movement monitoring systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, April 29, 2008: US07365738 (25 worldwide citation)

A computer system aids user positioning of a pointing device by providing an animated post warp retro guide in conjunction with an eye tracking system, based on perceived user intent, to assist a user in maintaining continuity for pointer warps. An eye tracking apparatus monitors a user's eye orient ...


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Mark E Molander: Simplified method for setting time using a graphical representation of an analog clock face. International Business Machines Corporation, Gerald R Woods, August 5, 2003: US06601988 (25 worldwide citation)

Time values (hour, minute, AM/PM parameter) can be simply and quickly set in a computer system using a graphical representation of a circular analog clock face. Time setting zones (hour-indicative sectors and minute-indicative subsectors) are defined on the displayed clock face. A user selects an ho ...


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Erik F Hennum, Sandra D Kipp, Mark E Molander: User interface expander and collapser. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, April 15, 2008: US07360167 (24 worldwide citation)

A method of indicating expanded states and collapsed states of lower level expander/collapser items in a higher level visual control of a user interface display. The method includes providing, in the higher level visual control, a lower level expander/collapser indicator area; displaying a first dis ...


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Todd M Eischeid, Mark E Molander: Methods and apparatus for implementing manual and hybrid control modes in automated graphical indicators and controls. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smtih PC, May 20, 2008: US07376469 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns methods and apparatus for enabling manual control over selection of a value for at least one operating parameter of a computer system resource. Manual control is enabled by de-coupling a pointer of a graphical indicator and control from an automated system advisor. Dur ...


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Mark E Molander, John L Scanlon: Method and system for managing multi—paned windowed environments. International Business Machines Corporation, Cardinal Law Group, Randall J Bluestone, July 18, 2006: US07080326 (17 worldwide citation)

A method is directed to managing data and navigation panes in a windowed environment. The method provides for displaying a plurality of panes within the single window, receiving a user input, displaying at least one pivot point input location in response to the user input, receiving a twist input, a ...


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Randal Lee Bertram, Aaron Roger Cox, Mark E Molander, Kerry A Ortega: Computer program product, apparatus and method for displaying a plurality of entities in a tooltip for a cell of a table. International Business Machines Corporation, Harrington & Smith PC, October 20, 2009: US07607088 (16 worldwide citation)

A computer program product, electronic device and method are provided that enable a user to easily view, in a tooltip, all of the entities of a plurality of entities contained in a cell of a table when the width of the cell prevents the cell display from showing all of the entities. In response to a ...


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David B Lection, Mark E Molander, John L Scanlon: Multi-functional application launcher with integrated status. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeanine S Ray Yarletts, Marcia L Doubet, Gregory M Doudnikoff, July 20, 2004: US06765596 (16 worldwide citation)

User interfaces, methods, systems, and computer program products for improving interactions with users of pervasive computing devices such as personal digital assistants, Web-enabled cellular phones, Web appliances, wearable computing devices, so-called “smart” appliances in the home, and so forth. ...