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Allen W Heath, Raymond Hernandez, Virginia M Hoffman, Ronald K Sheppard, Susan D Stratton: Emulation system for automatically modifying I/O translation tables in programs designed to run on different types of computer. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, August 15, 1989: US04858114 (55 worldwide citation)

A technique for providing automatic modification of a computer application program adopts the program for compatibility with hardware different from that for which the program was originally written and tested. Upon initial loading of the application program, a search is made to determine the existe ...


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Allen W Heath, Ronald K Sheppard: Automatic hiding and revealing of a pointer during keyboard activity. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, July 26, 1988: US04760386 (30 worldwide citation)

A pointer controlled by a pointing device, such as a mouse, is temporarily removed from a visual display screen when a first character is being updated on the screen. The pointer is left hidden from the screen until the event causing screen updating has been idle for a predetermined period of time. ...


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Garland R Bullock, Allen W Heath, Ronald K Sheppard: Automatic capture of pointing device actions in a keystroke program. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, July 5, 1988: US04755808 (19 worldwide citation)

In a data processing system including a keyboard a visual display device, and a pointing input device, such as a mouse, pointing input device events, as well as keyboard events, can be directly stored relative to a keystroke program by defining and storing relative to each menu, command bar, or subd ...