Search-on-the-fly with merge function

  • US 20020046209A1
  • Filed: 08/24/2001
  • Published: 04/18/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/25/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for displaying data comprising:

  • determining a database schema for a database;

    providing a list of database fields, wherein the list includes a descriptor indicating a data category;

    receiving a search selection for a database field on the provided list of database fields;

    determining a quantity of entries in the selected database field;

    if the quantity exceed a specified amount, truncating data, and displaying the truncated data; and

    if the quantity does not exceed the specified amount, displaying content from the database field.

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