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Title: US6286014: Method and apparatus for acquiring a file to be linked
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Fukushima, Takashi; Yamato, Japan
Murakami, Saeko; Yokohama, Japan
Nakamichi, Kazuto; Fujisawa, Japan

Assignee: International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY
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Published / Filed: 2001-09-04 / 1998-06-16

Application Number: US1998000098058

IPC Code: Advanced: G06F 3/16; G06F 17/30; G10L 15/26;
IPC-7: G10L 3/00;

ECLA Code: G06F17/30D4; G10L15/26A;

U.S. Class: Current: 001/001; 704/E15.045; 707/999.101; 707/999.102; 707/999.104; 707/999.2; 707/999.201; 707/999.202; 707/E17.013;
Original: 707/200; 707/101; 707/102; 707/104; 707/201; 707/203;

Field of Search: 707/001,9,200,513,104,6,100,102,205 704/275 709/218 379/093 395/616

Priority Number:
1997-06-24  JP1997000167299

Abstract:     A specific word is selected from an explanatory note of a link file in an HTML document and displayed with emphasis in the display of the HTML document. When a voice input of the word of emphasized display is detected, a link file corresponding to that word is connected.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Clay, A. BruceCarstens, Yee & Cahoon ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Black, Thomas; Do, Thuy

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First Claim:
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What we claimed is:     1. An information processing apparatus which takes in a document containing a file name of at least one file to be linked and at least one explanatory note associated with the file name of the at least one file to be linked, the apparatus displays at least a part of the at least one explanatory note and acquires the at least one file to be linked when the at least one explanatory note is selected, comprising:
  • first means for specifying a key word which is to be displayed with emphasis in the at least one explanatory note;
  • second means for applying an emphasized display conversion to said key word;
  • third means for acquiring inputted voice information;
  • fourth means for selecting a word corresponding to said inputted voice information
  • fifth means for acquiring a linked file name associated with the at least one explanatory note containing said corresponding word; and
  • sixth means for visually displaying pronunciation information for said key word for visually assisting a user to correctly pronounce said key word.

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Get PDF - 16pp US5946647  1999-08 Miller et al.  Apple Computer, Inc. System and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data
Get PDF - 20pp US5958016  1999-09 Chang et al.  Bell Atlantic Network Services, Inc. Internet-web link for access to intelligent network service control
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Get PDF - 20pp US5983351  1999-11 Glogau  Intellectual Protocols, L.L.C. Web site copyright registration system and method
Foreign References: None

Other Abstract Info: DERABS G1999-171666

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