Touch screen form entry system

  • US 4,763,356 A
  • Filed: 12/11/1986
  • Issued: 08/09/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An arrangement for use in a computer having a display associated therewith comprisingmeans for displaying on said display a pattern including a plurality of information fields and for identifying for each field a kind of information to be inserted therein,means for indicating a particular one of said information fields into which information is to be inserted and for concurrently displaying a predefined tool associated with said one of said fields, said predefined tool being operable to supply information of the kind identified for said one field, said tool being selected from a group of predefined tools including at least a tool adapted to supply an individual entry from a menu of alternatives and at least a tool adapted to allow said user to compose said information, andmeans for inserting in said one field information that is derived as a result of said user operating said displayed tool.

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