US 9,811,253 B2
System for dragging a device onto a chart to plot data of its sources
John Joseph Frankovich, III, Henricko, VA (US); and Gareth Johnson, Billingshurst (GB)
Assigned to Honeywell International Inc., Morris Plains, NJ (US)
Filed by Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, NJ (US)
Filed on Apr. 27, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/697,606.
Prior Publication US 2016/0313887 A1, Oct. 27, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 3/048 (2013.01); G06F 3/0486 (2013.01); G06F 3/0484 (2013.01); G06T 11/20 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/0486 (2013.01) [G06F 3/04845 (2013.01); G06F 3/04847 (2013.01); G06T 11/206 (2013.01)] 24 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A mechanism for displaying data from multiple sources, comprising:
two or more different remote sources of historical data;
a processor having a display that can plot the historical data on a chart; and
a display connected to the processor for showing the chart in a screen; and
wherein:
a navigation tree having a network of devices can be revealed in the screen alongside the chart;
a cursor, controllable by a user, can be clicked on a device associated with the two or more different remote sources of historical data, revealed in the navigation tree, and dragged onto the chart upon which the processor accesses virtually all of the historical data from the two or more different remote sources associated with the device and shows the historical data as a plot or table on the chart; and
the historical data on the chart from one or more of the different remote sources associated with the device can be removed or hidden from view on the chart so as to have historical data of one or more sources remaining as a plot or table on the chart.