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Patent Title: Action bar processing on non-programmable workstations

Assignee: IBM
Patent Number: US5255358
Issue Date: 10-19-1993
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File Date:02-14-1991

Abstract: In a computing system including a host processor, a workstation controller, and a number of nonprogrammable workstations connected to the workstation controller, a method and apparatus to enable the workstation controller to construct and present action bars and pull-down menus for display at any designated workstation, and to process user interactions generated by keyboard signals at the workstation to control the selection and presentation of action bars and pull-down menus.


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