Robert J Torres: Method and apparatus for facilitating operator reconfiguration of a graphical user interface in a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jonathan E Jobe Jr, Melvin A Hunn, Andrew J Dillon, January 24, 1995: US05384910 (228 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for facilitating operator interaction with a data processing system which includes a menu-formatted graphical user interface. The menu-formatted graphical user interface is provided on a display in the data processing system for interaction with the operator, and i ...

Robert J Torres, Michael Collins: Single access to common user/application information. International Business Machines, A Bruce Clay, April 27, 1999: US05897635 (172 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed of a method for centralized storage of user and application information where user and application information can be added, deleted, modified, updated, and enhanced to customize user compute environments and to improve overall system administration and oversight. T ...

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 (167 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 ...

Robert J Torres: Method of navigating among program menus using a graphical menu tree. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham Michael E Whitham, April 11, 1989: US04821211 (166 worldwide citation)

The menu hierarchy of one or more computer programs on one or more computer systems is visually displayed in a graphical tree structure to facilitate the navigation by a user from one menu in a hierarchical structure of menus to another. Navigation from one menu to another is accomplished by selecti ...

Robert J Torres: Computer user interface with window title bar icons. International Business Machines Corporation, Jonathan E Jobe Jr, August 18, 1992: US05140678 (161 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a computer system user interface that includes a window frame with a window title bar icon. The title bar icon replaces the conventional window title bar and it increases the usable client area of the window without decreasing the number of functions available to the user.

Linda L Kerr, Robert J Torres: Method and system for incrementally changing window size on a display. International Business Machines Corporation, Geoffrey A Mantooth, July 13, 1993: US05227771 (160 worldwide citation)

A window displayed on a user interface can be incrementally enlarged or reduced by selecting an appropriate sizing icon. There are provided an enlarge icon and a reduce icon in the window title bar. To resize the window, the user selects the appropriate icon with the cursor. The window will change i ...

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 ...

Robert J Torres: Graphical processing. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, August 13, 1991: US05040131 (126 worldwide citation)

The automatic access of processes running on a computer is made possible by the display of graphic icons corresponding to the processes. A user can manipulate data in a table and then select a view function which results in the display of icons corresponding to potentially valid processes for the da ...

Daryl J Kahl, Raymond E Lee, Robert J Torres: Computerized calendar showing scheduled events which may be edited, magnified, or scrolled within a monthly view. International Business Machines, Edward H Duffield, A Bruce Clay, August 10, 1999: US05936625 (119 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a monthly calendar view in a computer system uses either textual information or vertically stacked busy bars. If the textual information is utilized, the textual information includes a start time and a brief description of the event. The textual information is interactive allow ...

Anthony M Peters, Robert J Torres: Visually assisted method for transfer of data within an application or from a source application to a receiving application. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, October 20, 1992: US05157763 (98 worldwide citation)

Data is transferred between files within an application program or between multiple, independent, simultaneously active application programs appearing concurrently on a computer display screen using a visually assisted method. Data to be transferred from a first location is marked on the computer di ...