Apparatus and method for dynamically updating a computer-implemented table and associated objects

  • US 6,411,959 B1
  • Filed: 09/29/1999
  • Issued: 06/25/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An apparatus comprising:

  • at least one processor;

    a memory coupled to the at least one processor;

    a software application residing in the memory and executed by the at least one processor, the software application including at least one dynamically extendible table portion and at least one object that references data in a selected dynamically extendible table portion; and

    a dynamic update mechanism residing in the memory and executed by the at least one processor, the dynamic update mechanism detecting when a row or column is added to or deleted from the selected dynamically extendible table portion, and updating the object to reflect the addition to or deletion from the selected dynamically extendible table portion.

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