Patent Number: 6,445,400

Title: Computer controlled user interactive display system with each of a plurality of windows having a border of a color varied to reflect a variable parameter being tracked for the window

Abstract: There is provided a computer controlled display interface permitting simplified tracking of access time periods to secured data in a user interactive display system with a multitude of displayed windows comprising secured data. A process is provided for tracking for each of said plurality of windows a variable parameter relative to the window, in combination with a process for displaying along at least a portion of the borders of each of said windows a color varying with said variable parameter being tracked for said window. In secured access systems, the parameter being tracked is the period of access time.

Inventors: Maddalozzo, Jr.; John (Austin, TX), McBrearty; Gerald Francis (Austin, TX), Rojas; Hypatia (Round Rock, TX), Shieh; Johnny Meng-Han (Austin, TX)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/033 (20060101); G06F 21/00 (20060101); G06F 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/03/2019