Multimedia display system
Interactive video composition and presentation systems
Garbage collector for hypermedia systems
Multimedia interface and method for computer system
Accelerating link creation Patent #: 4982344
ApplicationNo. 606320 filed on 10/31/1990
US Classes:715/854, Navigation within structure345/4, SINGLE DISPLAY SYSTEM HAVING STACKED SUPERIMPOSED DISPLAY DEVICES (E.G., TANDEM)345/163, Mouse709/203, Client/server709/218, Using interconnected networks715/501.1, Hypermedia715/781, Window or viewpoint715/803, Window differentiation715/808, Pop-up control715/835, Selectable iconic array715/841Sub-menu structure
ExaminersPrimary: Richardson, Robert L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG06F 003/14
AbstractA set of hypermedia linking services enable client applications to incorporate hypermedia capabilities in an open system architecture. The users are provided with a consistent hypermedia interface completely managed by the hypermedia services and not by the client application itself. The graphical user interface includes methods for menu handling, dialog box presentation and pointing device message handling, e.g., mouse message handling. Normal hypermedia activities such as object management, object creation, object deletion and object modification is provided.