United States Patent   Patent Number: 5,379,375
Dao et al.  Date of Patent: Jan. 3, 1995
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Primary Examiner—Mark R. Powell
Assistant Examiner—John E. Breene
Attorney, Agent, or Firm—Perman & Green
A system and method for locating an object on a display screen is described which initially establishes, for display objects on a reference display screen, relative positional offsets of such objects from a benchmark object on the screen. When a new display screen is received and that corresponds to a display screen, the system responds to a command to access a requested object on the new display screen by finding the benchmark object on the new screen and detenriining the requested object's location by reference to preestablished relative position offsets from the found benchmark object.
9 Claims, 4 Drawing Sheets