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William C Cason, Ward A Kuecker, Paul R Herrold: Single screen display system with multiple virtual display having prioritized service programs and dedicated memory stacks. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold E Meier, November 20, 1984: US04484302 (65 worldwide citation)

Multiple virtual images are built on a display screen of a text processing system by a display access method (DAM) program running interrupt identified service programs. Each of the service programs is provided with stack memory elements for retaining data to run the program. Each of the service pro ...


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William C Cason, Jan W Snyder: Keystroke queueing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold E Meier, October 18, 1983: US04410957 (30 worldwide citation)

A keyboard access system is provided for interfacing a keyboard and the programs of a text processing machine. The keyboard has typamatic function keys, i.e., nontypamatic keystroke information is generated by the keyboard upon depression of a key and, after a short delay, additional typamatic keyst ...


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William C Cason, Freddie R White, Thomas L Adam, Lewis J Levine: Prompt line display in a word processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold E Meier, June 12, 1984: US04454592 (30 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a word processing system having a keyboard (10), a display (20), a processor (14) and a random access memory (22) for storing data and programs. The display (20) includes a first text area (24) wherein text entered through the keyboard is displayed. The display also inclu ...


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William C Cason, Rex A McCaskill, Francisco A Karner: Method for editing spatially related data in an interactive text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, March 6, 1984: US04435778 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved text processing method is disclosed which permits spatially related data to be displayed and edited by the same method employed to display and edit conventional text type data in an interactive text processing system which includes a keyboard, a display device, and a microprocessor.


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Hira Advani, William C Cason: Method for updating a program on a combined program diskette in an interactive text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, February 5, 1985: US04498142 (16 worldwide citation)

A method to assist the operator of an interactive text processing system to update program modules associated with one of a plurality of text processing programs that have been combined on a two-sided, double-density (2S2D) combined program/work diskette. The method involves creating a new 2S2D comb ...


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Ward A Kuecker, Susan D Stratton, William C Cason: Mixed pitch display. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold E Meier, May 8, 1984: US04447888 (15 worldwide citation)

Operator keystrokes are processed in a text processor system to put characters and symbols on a fixed pitch display screen without limitation as to other size characters or symbols on the screen. Keystroke data is processed under the control of programs stored in a random access memory. For a mixed ...


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William C Cason, Ward A Kuecker, Susan D Stratton: Ghost cursor in display all codes mode. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, January 25, 1983: US04370645 (15 worldwide citation)

A ghost cursor indicates the relative horizontal position on a display screen associated with a printed document rendition of the displayed text and control codes. In a normal, or hidden codes, mode of operation the ghost cursor, placed on an escapement scale line, is vertically aligned with a text ...


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William C Cason, Ward A Kuecker: Display support of indefinite page. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrea P Bryant, January 10, 1984: US04425629 (13 worldwide citation)

A text processing system includes a first external storage area for text documents, an internal text storage buffer where, inter alia, edit operations are performed, and a third storage area in which text is formatted for display. The area for formatting text for display is related to the internal t ...


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Hira Advani, William C Cason, Gerald E Hayes: Method for combining program diskettes in an interactive text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, October 16, 1984: US04477880 (12 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for improving the efficiency of an operator of an interactive text processing system in which a plurality of different text processing task programs are each stored on a different single-sided, single-density (1S1D) diskette so that in the creation and use of a text document in ...


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William C Cason, Frank C Haydon: Segmented storage logging and controlling for random entity selection. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas H Lefeve, J B Kraft, April 8, 1980: US04197588 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for controlling text storage in a text processing system using a segmented, serial bulk storage device. A plurality of storage segments of equal length are further subdivided into portions of equal length. A typical page of text occupies more than one portion of a s ...