Patent Number: 6,310,622

Title: Automatic graphical pattern placement and adjustment

Abstract: Methods and apparatus implementing a technique for positioning and editing graphical elements repeated along a path in an electronic document. The technique includes creating an enhanced path, which has a graphical element, a path, and a set of one or more reproduction parameters specifying how copies of the element are to be displayed along the path; drawing copies of the element in an electronic document according to the enhanced path; allowing a user to edit the enhanced path; and redrawing copies of the element according to the edited enhanced path.

Inventors: Asente; Paul J. (La Honda, CA)

Assignee: Adobe Systems Incorporated

International Classification: G06T 11/00 (20060101); G06T 011/20 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018