Patent Number: 8,719,245

Title: Query templates with functional template blocks

Abstract: A computer program product and method of visual cues is provided through the use of query templates with functional template blocks to assist in building queries by giving visual cues about valid options, expected constructs, and required syntax. The one or more visual cues each have one or more of a valid option, expected construct, and required syntax. The invention provides a graphic user interface display to assist a builder in query creation.

Inventors: Peterson; Trenten (Florence, TX)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018