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Number: 345/472.3
Name: Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems > Computer graphics processing > Character generating > Calligraphic
Description: Subject matter where the character data element generated is for a certain language including pictograms (e.g., Katakana, Chinese, Korean, hieroglyphics, etc.).

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8633930 Non-linear text flow Jan. 21, 2014
8495491 Locale and operating platform independent font selection Jul. 23, 2013
8330760 Modifying glyph outlines Dec. 11, 2012
8199364 Image processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus Jun. 12, 2012
7719536 Glyph adjustment in high resolution raster while rendering May. 18, 2010
7714868 Apparatus and methods of selecting special characters in a mobile communication terminal May. 11, 2010
7656406 Representing and animating paint strokes Feb. 2, 2010
7602390 Edge detection based stroke adjustment Oct. 13, 2009
7580039 Glyph outline adjustment while rendering Aug. 25, 2009
7492366 Method and system of character placement in opentype fonts Feb. 17, 2009
7423647 Apparatus and methods of selecting special characters in a mobile communication terminal Sep. 9, 2008
7408555 Adjusted Stroke Rendering Aug. 5, 2008
7199797 Silhouette-oriented gray font generation Apr. 3, 2007
7106332 Method for converting two-dimensional pen strokes to distance fields Sep. 12, 2006
6967655 Character-string information output apparatus, character-string information output system, character-string information output method, character-string information input apparatus, character-s Nov. 22, 2005
6717580 Method and apparatus using a list of <minimum, size, gap, offset > quadruple to encode unicode characters in an upper/lowercase mapping Apr. 6, 2004
6603478 System, method and a computer readable medium for improving character access Aug. 5, 2003
6462941 Method and apparatus for backlighting a handwriting input area for a portable computing device Oct. 8, 2002
6278939 Method and system for providing data from a remotely located geographic database for use in navigation system units Aug. 21, 2001
6232956 OHAI technology user interface May. 15, 2001
6196845 System and method for stimulating night vision goggles Mar. 6, 2001
6161116 Ideogrammatic character editor method and apparatus Dec. 12, 2000
6112213 Image processing method and apparatus for designating movement and copying of image data Aug. 29, 2000
6104381 Character input apparatus Aug. 15, 2000
5940081 Method and apparatus for forming a font and the font produced method and apparatus for drawing a blurred figure Aug. 17, 1999
5890179 Figure editing apparatus and method for displaying edited objects in a form different from objects not yet edited Mar. 30, 1999
5771035 Character generation device Jun. 23, 1998
5600781 Method and apparatus for creating a portable personalized operating environment Feb. 4, 1997
5563627 High-quality character generator Oct. 8, 1996
5533180 Method of manipulating fonts containing large numbers of characters Jul. 2, 1996
5468077 Method and apparatus for combining characters Nov. 21, 1995
5398311 Character processing apparatus and method for processing character data as an array of coordinate points of contour lines Mar. 14, 1995
5124694 Display system for Chinese characters Jun. 23, 1992
4982178 Shadow mask color system with calligraphic displays Jan. 1, 1991
4970500 Shadow mask color system with calligraphic displays Nov. 13, 1990
4952924 Method and apparatus for address conversion in a chinese character generator of a CRTC scan circuit Aug. 28, 1990
4901065 Apparatus for selectively presenting, particularly in motor vehicles, the same information message in different languages Feb. 13, 1990
4897638 Method for generating character patterns with controlled size and thickness Jan. 30, 1990
4876607 Complex character generator utilizing byte scanning Oct. 24, 1989
4868913 System of encoding chinese characters according to their patterns and accompanying keyboard for electronic computer Sep. 19, 1989
4808987 Image data file storage and retrieval system for an image data filing system Feb. 28, 1989
4748443 Method and apparatus for generating data for a skeleton pattern of a character and/or a painted pattern of the character May. 31, 1988
4739318 Visual display system for use with ideographic languages Apr. 19, 1988
4737779 Data processing apparatus with dot character generator Apr. 12, 1988
4723217 Apparatus for outputting a character composed of basic symbols Feb. 2, 1988
4698677 Television receiver arrangements Oct. 6, 1987
4692865 Method and a system for composing the pattern of the chinese character Sep. 8, 1987
4647924 Device for alphanumeric arabic display for printing Mar. 3, 1987
4614941 Raster-scan/calligraphic combined display system for high speed processing of flight simulation data Sep. 30, 1986
4604712 Apparatus for controlling reproduction of text characters whose form depends on adjacency of other characters Aug. 5, 1986

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