US Patent No: 5,946,499

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Method and apparatus for processing text inputs from multiple input devices in a plurality of applications

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A method, and system for supporting a plurality of textual manipulations and inputs in a computer system transparently to application programs running on the computer system, with the computer system including a text services manager, are described. A method aspect includes receiving inputs to the computer system, providing at least one text service event handler through the text services manager in response to the received inputs, and processing the received inputs with the at least one text service event handler to provide appropriate textual outputs from the at least one application program.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
APPLE INC.CUPERTINO, CA10133

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Saunders, William James Mountain View, CA 10 122

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APPLE INC. (2)
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XEROX CORPORATION (2)
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Advanced Pen Technologies, Inc. (1)
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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
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NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
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The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (10)
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