Autocorrection in OOo 3.1.1 and shortcut for navigating in Firefox when zoomed in

Marko Vojinovic vvmarko at
Fri Jul 16 11:29:35 UTC 2010

On Friday, July 16, 2010 04:48:50 Marcel Rieux wrote:
> Err... yes. When you talk intellectual property in software, you talk
> patents. So what's the patent that could possibly pretend that you can't
> replace "this" with "that". You need to find "this" in a list, that provide
> the correction "that". Are there many more basic exercises in programming?

You wouldn't believe how basic it can get. The most prominent example is the 
Microsoft patent on double-clicking:

You might also want to check other patents on that page. My favorites are 
page-up-page-down patent, progress bar patent, popup window patent, and --- 
the mother of all patents --- the *wheel* ! :-)

Going by the name "circular transportation facilitation device", the wheel 
patent was approved by Australian patent office in May 2001. Here is a report:

Have fun! :-)

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