System and method for assembling discrete data files into an executable file and for processing the executable file

  • US 6,922,702 B1
  • Filed: 08/31/2000
  • Issued: 07/26/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/31/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for processing a plurality of files to create a single, executable file, for use in providing a presentation to a user, comprising:

  • creating a single output file;

    copying executable code to the output file;

    writing destination information to the output file to designate the destination directory of the executable file;

    writing plural blocks of data to the output file, each block containing identification information and corresponding data;

    writing a block containing a clean-up program to the output file if the destination information corresponds to a temporary file;

    writing auto-start file information to the output file to designate a file to be opened when the output file is executed, if an auto-start file is specified by an author;

    wherein the plural blocks of data include presentation slides for use in displaying the presentation to the user;

    wherein the plural blocks of data include first multimedia data that is associated with a first slide of the presentation;

    wherein the plural blocks of data contain second multimedia data that is associated with a second slide of the presentation;

    wherein the first multimedia data is to be presented to the user based upon presentation of the first slide to the user;

    wherein the second multimedia data is to be presented to the user based upon presentation of the second slide to the user.

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