Patent Number: 6,396,519

Title: Changing the status of a window for docked applications and application bars

Abstract: A method and system is presented which enables the user to maintain the receipt of information from an application bar while the application bar is minimized. In addition, the conveyance of information and availability of controls to the user is maintained while the user moves the window which the application bar is docked to off or around the presentation space.

Inventors: Hall, Jr.; George E. (Hillsborough, NC), Molander; Mark Edward (Cary, NC), Shields; Ian Beaumont (Raleigh, NC)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/033 (20060101); G06F 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/28/2019