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Patent Title: Method for controlling cursor movements on certain computer workstations

Assignee: IBM
Patent Number: US5201033
Issue Date: 11-30--0001
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File Date:01-17-1990

Abstract: A process for controlling cursor display information for a plurality of dependent workstations from a remote processor or workstation controller, including the steps of prestoring format tables for each dependent workstation in the remote workstation controller, processing cursor movement keystroke signals received from any of the plurality of dependent workstations within the workstation controller to define and position the cursor at an input-capable position for any dependent workstation when a cursor movement keystroke is made in that workstation, and transmitting commands from the remote workstation controller to the keystroke-initiating dependent workstation to display and position either a text cursor or a selection cursor.


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