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Issue 1 • Jan. 1988

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  • Multiple representation document development

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):15 - 31
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (6)
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    The authors review a large number of document development systems for both text and graphics from the perspectives of source-language and direct-manipulation models. They describe the task domain and discuss the pros and cons of direct-manipulation techniques versus a programming-language source code and of a procedural versus declarative schemes. They then establish a framework for analyzing and ... View full abstract»

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  • Styles in document editing systems

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):32 - 43
    Cited by:  Papers (9)  |  Patents (16)
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    A logical history of document editing mechanisms is presented. The design space for document style mechanisms is analyzed. Six primary design issues and the subsidiary issues they raise are discussed. Some major style issues that are seen as the subject of future research are identified.<> View full abstract»

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  • Supporting document development with Concordia

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):48 - 59
    Cited by:  Papers (8)
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    A development environment has been designed and implemented for technical writers. This environment, called Concordia, is an extension of Genera, the software development environment provided on Symbolics computers. It applies object-oriented techniques to creating, publishing, and maintaining complex documentation. The discussion covers the goals and design of Concordia, creating and editing docu... View full abstract»

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  • FolioPub: a publication management system

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):61 - 69
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (10)
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    A description is given of the major features and architecture of FolioPub, the publication management components of an experimental production publishing system. Focusing on publication definition and automatic publication processing in a distributed environment, FolioPub supports version and access control as well as sequencing of publications through multiple text-processing and image-processing... View full abstract»

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  • Finding facts vs. browsing knowledge in hypertext systems

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):70 - 80
    Cited by:  Papers (36)  |  Patents (8)
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    The authors discuss the role of information retrieval, interface design, and cognitive science in hypertext research. They present a user-centered framework for information-seeking that has been used in evaluating two hypertext systems. They apply the framework to key design issues related to information retrieval in hypertext systems.<> View full abstract»

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  • Intermedia: the concept and the construction of a seamless information environment

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):81 - 96
    Cited by:  Papers (31)  |  Patents (125)
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    A description is given of Intermedia, a tool designed to support both teaching and research in a university environment. This multiapplication hypermedia system provides linking capabilities integrated into a desktop user environment. Hypermedia is simply an extension of hypertext that incorporates other media in addition to text. To promote consistency, the applications were built with an object-... View full abstract»

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