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Number: 345/642
Name: Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems > Computer graphics processing > Graphic manipulation (object processing or display attributes) > Picking
Description: Subject matter where an object or group of objects closest to a given location or region are identified for further processing.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6249316 Method and system for creating a temporary group of images on a digital camera Jun. 19, 2001
6115046 Method and apparatus for generating three dimensional drawing on a graphics display Sep. 5, 2000
6081268 Method for ignoring redundant constraints in a graphic editor Jun. 27, 2000
6081657 Method of locating and representing circuit elements of an electronic circuit for the functional testing of the circuit Jun. 27, 2000
5973678 Method and system for manipulating a three-dimensional object utilizing a force feedback interface Oct. 26, 1999
5961569 System and method for identifying a geographic point within a geographic section Oct. 5, 1999
5940063 Coordinate input apparatus Aug. 17, 1999
5917495 Information presentation apparatus and method Jun. 29, 1999
5877772 Graphic processing apparatus allowing the user to specify image appearance by automatically expressing differences in color and hatching attributes Mar. 2, 1999
5835078 Information presentation apparatus and information display apparatus Nov. 10, 1998
5796634 System and method for identifying the geographic region of a geographic area which contains a geographic zone associated with a location Aug. 18, 1998
5712656 Graphic drawing apparatus Jan. 27, 1998
5657433 Method for generating, managing and displaying information retrieval data on information processing system Aug. 12, 1997
5598182 Image synthesis and processing Jan. 28, 1997
5577176 Method and apparatus for displaying a cursor along a two dimensional representation of a computer generated three dimensional surface Nov. 19, 1996
5548705 Wiping metaphor as a user interface for operating on graphical objects on an interactive graphical display Aug. 20, 1996
5537132 Method of information reference for hypermedia Jul. 16, 1996
5519818 Object-oriented graphic picking system May. 21, 1996
5479589 Object-oriented system for selecting a graphic image on a display Dec. 26, 1995
5465324 Method and system for defining geometric relations in a computer aided design system Nov. 7, 1995
5442735 Method and apparatus for interactively manipulating models Aug. 15, 1995
5428723 Method and apparatus for capturing the motion of an object in motion video Jun. 27, 1995
5404439 Time-space object containment for graphical user interface Apr. 4, 1995
5327528 Method and apparatus for cursor movement control Jul. 5, 1994
5287439 Graphic editing especially suitable for use in graphic programming, flow charts, etc. Feb. 15, 1994
5255359 Picking function for a pipeline graphics system using hierarchical graphics structures Oct. 19, 1993
5208909 Pre-drawing pick detection in a graphics display system May. 4, 1993
5202671 Pick function implementation in a parallel processing system Apr. 13, 1993
5177474 Three-dimensional display apparatus Jan. 5, 1993
5148521 Pick data queue for pipelined graphics system Sep. 15, 1992
5027291 Application exit for potentially pickable primitives in a graphics system Jun. 25, 1991
4977518 Video graphics system equipped with a graphics cursor Dec. 11, 1990
4870599 Traversal method for a graphics display system Sep. 26, 1989
4809201 Graphic display region defining technique Feb. 28, 1989

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