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715 - Data processing: presentation processing of document, operator interface processing, and screen saver display processing

715700000 - OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE)

715764000 - On-screen workspace or object

715781000 - Window or viewpoint

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715786000 Scroll tool (e.g., scroll bar) 93
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20130031507SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SCROLLING A DOCUMENT BY PROVIDING VISUAL FEEDBACK OF A TRANSITION BETWEEN PORTIONS OF THE DOCUMENT - Systems and methods for navigating a document by scrolling are provided. A first portion of the document is displayed within a display area. A user action to scroll the document is determined. A second portion of the document is determined. A visual feedback of a transition between the first portion and the second portion along a coordinate plane and an axis of rotation is provided within the display area. The second portion of the document is displayed within the display area.01-31-2013
20100088631Interactive metro guide map and portal system, methods of operation, and storage medium - A system, method, and storage medium for an interactive metro guide map, including a computer connected to a remote computer via a network connection, and capable of transmitting a map with color coded markers representing points of interest (“POI”). Each color is indicative of a particular category or genre of attraction and is situated on the map in approximate correlation to the POI actual geographic location. In response to a user's action, additional information on the particular POI is provided which could include both basic and detailed information. Additionally, the user can both manipulate the map to view a different geographic area and/or restrict the POI displayed on the map to one or more particular categories or genres.04-08-2010
20120266103METHOD AND APPARATUS OF SCROLLING A DOCUMENT DISPLAYED IN A BROWSER WINDOW - Methods and systems for performing a scroll operation are disclosed. A method may include displaying a first page of a portable document format (pdf) document on a browser window, associating respective thumbnails with each of the pages in the pdf document, and displaying two or more of the respective thumbnails overlaid on the first page. The method may also include receiving an indication to scroll the pdf document in a first direction, scrolling the pages of the pdf document at a first rate in the first direction, and scrolling the respective thumbnails of each of the pages at a second rate, different than the first rate, in the first direction. The varying scroll rate of the document and its corresponding thumbnails provides the user with different viewing options to view the document when performing a scrolling operation.10-18-2012
20110202870Scrolling Device Content - A method includes dividing contiguously shown content into a plurality of sections with a first pointing device, and scrolling content in at least one of the plurality of sections individually with a second pointing device such that non-contiguous content is displayed in the at least one section.08-18-2011
20110202869METHOD FOR SEARCHING ITEMS - Provided is a method for displaying a plurality of items on a screen and searching an item from the plurality of items. The item searching method includes: displaying a plurality of items that are selectable on a screen; and searching and designating an item from the plurality of items by moving a cursor according to a key input, while accelerating the cursor's movement according to a duration time for which the key continues to be pressed. Accordingly, it is possible to search items at high speed.08-18-2011
20080256483VOICE ACTIVATED SYSTEM AND METHOD TO ENABLE A COMPUTER USER WORKING IN A FIRST GRAPHICAL APPLICATION WINDOW TO DISPLAY AND CONTROL ON-SCREEN HELP, INTERNET, AND OTHER INFORMATION CONTENT IN A SECOND GRAPHICAL APPLICATION WINDOW - A system is disclosed for displaying a second window of a second application while a first window of a first application has input focus in a windowed computing environment having a voice recognition engine. The system comprises a retriever for launching the second application, a user command receiver for receiving commands from the voice recognition engine, and an application manager. The application manager responds to a command from the user command receiver by invoking the retriever to launch the second application and display the second window while the first window maintains substantially uninterrupted input focus.10-16-2008
20120246593SLIDING STACKS - A method generating section dividers that remain visible when the section to which they correspond has been scrolled off the display is provided. In a region displaying scrollable content, section dividers scroll with their corresponding section until the section divider reaches an edge of the display region. The section divider then becomes the new edge of the display region.09-27-2012
20100077342NEIGHBORHOOD AUDITING TOOL AND USER INTERFACE - Techniques are described that generally relate to systems, methods, and devices designed to facilitate the auditing of ontologies. Example methods may be designed so that the neighborhood concepts for a selected focus concept may be automatically displayed in a hybrid display that efficiently uses display area, while the concepts may be generally presented in an easy-to-comprehend format.03-25-2010
20130086511DISPLAYING PLURALITY OF CONTENT ITEMS IN WINDOW - A web server computer comprises a memory configured to store a plurality of content items, each content item having tags representing the subject matter of the content items. A processing circuit is configured to receive a request from a user for a resource locator associated with a first content item, transmit the first content item to the user for display in a window containing the first content item, identify at least one tag associated with the first content item, search the database using the at least one tag to identify a second content item, and transmit the second content item to the user for display within the same window as the first content item.04-04-2013
20100042947ANIMATIONS AND TRANSITIONS - Animations and transitions are provided for display of objects in a user interface. The animations and transitions include movement of objects into and within a display area, changes in the size or orientation of an object, and intensity changes for objects within a display area.02-18-2010
20090158203Scrolling displayed objects using a 3D remote controller in a media system - An electronic device associated with a remote wand controlling the operations of the electronic device is provided. The wand may include a motion detection component operative to provide an output reflecting the motion of the wand to the electronic device, such that the movements of a cursor displayed by the electronic device may be related to the output of the motion detection component. The wand may also include an input mechanism operative to receive user inputs. Using the input mechanism, the wand may detect a user's inputs and direct the electronic device to zoom or scroll displayed objects. The electronic device may display a screen saver by which the user may select particular media items for playback while remaining in the screen saver mode. In some embodiments, the electronic device may display video with a scroll bar that includes a preview window of the video.06-18-2009
20100107116INPUT ON TOUCH USER INTERFACES - A user interface for use with a device having a display and a controller, the display being configured to display a portion of content, the content being related to an application which application the controller is configured to execute and the content including an object, the controller being further configured to receive touch input and determine whether the received touch input represents a scrolling action or an object specific action according to an originating location of the touch input in relation to the content.04-29-2010
20090119613DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS - The present invention solves such a problem that a scroll parameter did not fit in with an operator intuition. A scroll controlling program is stored in the HDD 05-07-2009
20100095238Device, Method, Computer Program Product and User Interface for Enabling a User to Vary Which Items are displayed to the user - An electronic device comprising: a display that is controllable to display at least a portion of an arrangement of items; and a user input that is usable to select a first subset of the arrangement of items and is usable to scroll the selected first subset within the displayed portion of the arrangement of items relative to a second subset of the arrangement of items.04-15-2010
20120167002COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM STORED THEREIN, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD - When it is determined that a touch position by a user has shifted on a scroll image display region in a direction different from a first direction (scrolling direction), a scroll target image is scrolled and displayed in the first direction (scrolling direction).06-28-2012
20130074004METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING DIGEST OF RSS BY WINDOW - A method for displaying digest of RSS by window according to a preferred embodiment includes: obtaining digest information of RSS feed; and scrolling the digest information of RSS feed on a displaying region of a display device. In a preferred embodiment, the method for displaying digest of RSS by window further includes step of pausing scrolling of the digest information of RSS feed when a cursor enters the displaying region, and resuming scrolling of the digest information of RSS feed when the cursor leaves the displaying region.03-21-2013
20130074003METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTEGRATING USER INTERFACES - An approach is provided for integrating user interfaces. A user interface (UI) platform determines a rendering of a first user interface associated with an application for presenting a least one user interface element including at least one endpoint. The UI platform further determines a first interaction with the first user interface to cause, at least in part, a revelation of the at least one endpoint. The UI platform also determines a second interaction at the least one endpoint to cause, at least in part, a transition to a second user interface associated with one or more other applications, one or more information presentations, or a combination thereof.03-21-2013
20130061168SCROLLING BEHAVIOR-INFLUENCED ALGORITHM SELECTION TO FACILITATE ADAPTIVE SCROLLING - Methods, apparatuses, and articles for receiving one or more input factors associated with scrolling behavior of a user are described herein. Based on the received one or more input factors, at least one of (1) a tunable scrolling algorithm and (2) one or more non-linear scrolling algorithms of a plurality of non-linear scrolling algorithms may be selected for use in evaluating the scrolling behavior of the user.03-07-2013
20090271733INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display unit which has a touch sensor on a screen, a detection unit which causes the touch sensor to detect that press on an arbitrary text of text data displayed on the display unit has continued for a predetermined time, a display control unit which displays a predetermined menu when the detection unit detects that the press has continued for the predetermined time, a selection unit which, when a selection start instruction to select part of the text data is selected from the displayed menu, and an instruction to scroll display of the text data is input, selects the text data to expand a selection range in a scroll direction, and a processing unit which, an execution instruction of a predetermined function is selected from the menu, processes the execution instruction for the selected text data.10-29-2009
20130067390Programming Interface for Semantic Zoom - Semantic zoom techniques are described. In one or more implementations, techniques are described that may be utilized by a user to navigate to content of interest. These techniques may also include a variety of different features, such as to support semantic swaps and zooming “in” and “out.” These techniques may also include a variety of different input features, such as to support gestures, cursor-control device, and keyboard inputs. A variety of other features are also supported as further described in the detailed description and figures.03-14-2013
20130067393Interaction with Lists - Techniques for interaction with lists are described. In implementations, a wrapped list window is presented in response to an item being selected that enables a user to navigate (e.g., via panning and/or scrolling) a list of items to view other selectable items. In at least some embodiments, a user can select the item and navigate the list via a single interaction. In implementations, a list separator is implemented in a wrapped list that delineates a separation between a last item in a list of items and a first item in the list. Further to implementations, logic is employed to determine whether to display a list of items as a linear list or a wrapped list. The logic can further specify rules for determining how to configure specific types of lists on a display screen.03-14-2013
20130067394POINTER INVOCABLE NAVIGATIONAL USER INTERFACE - Systems and methods for use with a pointer invocable navigational user interface are provided. The system may include a navigational module configured to provide a navigational user interface having a hidden invocation region positioned along a logical left edge of a display. Application program graphical user interfaces (GUIs) may be ordered in an application order. The navigational module may be configured to detect an invocation pointer input in the hidden invocation region. Upon detecting the invocation pointer input, the navigational module may be to configured display a visible GUI selector element of the navigational user interface including a preview of a most recently used application program GUI not currently in focus. While the preview is displayed, a focus switching input from the pointer device may be received. In response to the focus switching input, focus may be switched to the application program GUI for which the preview is displayed.03-14-2013
20130067395INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM - An information processing device for allowing a user to immediately understand that a beginning or end element object is displayed on a screen is provided. The device includes a display unit for displaying a portion of a display object, in which a plurality of element objects are arranged, in a display area, a first scrolling unit for scrolling the display object in a first direction in response to an operation of a user, a second scrolling unit for scrolling the display object in a second direction that is opposite to the first direction, and a determination unit for determining whether or not to scroll the display object in the second direction based on a position of the display area and a position corresponding to the plurality of element objects.03-14-2013
20130067392Multi-Input Rearrange - Multi-input rearrange techniques are described in which multiple inputs are used to rearrange items within navigable content of a computing device. Objects can be selected by first input, which causes the objects to remain visually available within a viewing pane as content is navigated through the viewing pane. In other words, objects are “picked-up” and held within the visible region of a user interface as long as the first input continues. Additional input to navigate content can be used to rearrange selected objects, such as by moving the object to a different file folder, attaching the objects to a message, and so forth. In one approach, one hand can be used for a first gesture to pick-up an object and another hand can be used for gestures/input to navigate content while the picked-up object is being “held” by continued application of the first gesture.03-14-2013
20130067391Semantic Zoom Animations - Semantic zoom techniques are described. In one or more implementations, techniques are described that may be utilized by a user to navigate to content of interest. These techniques may also include a variety of different features, such as to support semantic swaps and zooming “in” and “out.” These techniques may also include a variety of different input features, such as to support gestures, cursor-control device, and keyboard inputs. A variety of other features are also supported as further described in the detailed description and figures.03-14-2013
20090007006AUTOMATIC SCROLLING - Techniques for scrolling through displayed information are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus includes a scrolling management module to set one or more automatic scrolling preferences, and an application to output a content item in accordance with the one or more automatic scrolling preferences. Examples of such scrolling preferences include scrolling speeds, designated input mechanism(s) to adjust scrolling, and the activation/deactivation of orientation-based scrolling.01-01-2009
20120290971INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, TERMINAL APPARATUS, CONTENT OF INTEREST DETERMINATION METHOD, CONTENT OF INTEREST DETERMINATION PROGRAM, TERMINAL PROGRAM , RECORDING MEDIUM ON WHICH PROGRAM IS RECORDED, AND INFORMATION PROVISION SYSTEM - Content is displayed in an active display region of a terminal apparatus, and information relating to the display of said content when the content scrolls in accordance with a scrolling operation performed by a user and content identifying information for identifying the content are obtained from the terminal apparatus and it is determined whether or not the user of the terminal apparatus is interested in the content identified by the content identifying information that is extracted in accordance with the information relating to the display of the content.11-15-2012
20080282187Visualization of citation and coauthor traversal - When searching for academic or research publications, a user can be presented, not only with a linear listing of publications that may be relevant to the user's search terms, but the user can also be presented with a citation map representing a visual presentation of the interrelationships between a selected publication and the publications which cite to it, and the publications which are cited to by the selected publication. An initial amount of information associated with such a citation map can be provided concurrently with each search result. Additional information can be provided, and presented to the user, through user interaction with the visualization derived from the already provided metadata.11-13-2008
20100169825User Interface for Dynamic Presentation Text - An apparatus, method and article of manufacture of the present invention provide improved rate of text presentation to a reader. The invention provides a method for defining a region of the display at which text is preferably read, and further provides a user interface for adjusting the speed of text display according to a screen location corresponding to that at which text is being read at any time.07-01-2010
20100169824INPUT APPARATUS, CONTROL APPARATUS, CONTROL SYSTEM, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD - An input apparatus includes a detection section, a change section, and a transmission section. The detection section detects a movement amount of a user operation in an arbitrary direction. The change section changes a ratio of a first movement amount as a movement amount in a first operation direction corresponding to a first direction on a screen to a second movement amount as a movement amount in a second operation direction corresponding to a second direction on the screen different from the first direction, the first movement amount and the second movement amount corresponding to a detection value detected by the detection section. The transmission section transmits the first movement amount and the second movement amount whose ratio has been changed as scroll information of an image displayed on the screen.07-01-2010
20100169823Method of Managing Groups of Arrays of Documents - A method of grouping arrays of documents is provided, the method comprising providing a first plurality of documents in a first array of documents, providing a second plurality of documents in a second array of documents, grouping the first array of documents and the second array of documents in a first group of arrays of documents, and displaying the first group of documents. A tangible machine-readable medium and a graphical user interface providing same are also provided herewith.07-01-2010
20100070912SCREEN MAGNIFIER PANNING MODEL - A magnifier panning system is described that creates a panning region at the edges of a magnified view. When a user moves the cursor into the panning region, the system pans the magnified view. When the user is not in the panning region, the user can interact with objects in the magnified view without the view shifting around. The objects appear magnified, but they do not behave or move any differently than they would if they were not magnified, providing the user with a familiar and comfortable user experience. Thus, the magnifier panning system provides the user with a much more natural view for interacting with the displayed objects while still allowing an efficient way to pan the view to move the magnified view to a different area of the screen.03-18-2010
20090089705VIRTUAL OBJECT NAVIGATION - A navigation manager is configured to navigate the display of an object that is larger than a computer's display based on manipulation of the display screen itself. Sensing devices associated with the display detect movement of the device and/or interaction with the display. When the movement and/or the interaction with the display is sensed, the display of the object is updated accordingly. For example, moving the display to the left may scroll the display of the object to the left, whereas pressing down on the device may zoom in on the object.04-02-2009
20130219330GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE, DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided a graphical user interface that displays information on a plurality of different types of content on a single screen. The graphical user interface includes an overview display area and a detail display area. The overview display area displays an overview of the information on the content in chronological order, based on time information for the plurality of the different types of content. The detail display area displays, in greater detail, the information on the content that corresponds to the time information that is selected in the overview display area. Scrolling the information that is displayed in the overview display area causes the information on the content that is displayed in the detail display area to be scrolled.08-22-2013
20090313577METHOD FOR DISPLAYING DOCUMENTS - The present invention relates to a method for displaying documents. The method executes the following steps: after a word processing process receives a command for projecting a view, a status of full screen is entered; the word processing process adjusts a view scaling in accordance with resolution of a display device; the word processing process divides a document into a plurality of projecting pages in accordance with the resolution of the display device and the view scaling; the word processing process displays the projecting pages on full screen. The technical solution of the present invention accomplishes a new view mode, when the document is displayed, the scaling is adjusted automatically to make the document is suitable with the display device and display the document contents on full screen. When the document is displayed on full screen, the typesetting manner between the words and the objects, such as pictures, tables and so on, which is in the document is preserved. And there are convenient functions, such as navigating, drawing and so on.12-17-2009
20100122205SCROLLING WEB PAGES USING DIRECT INTERACTION - Aspects of the present invention provide a system and method for scrolling or dragging information on a display. A panning tool is provided that may scroll information, such as a web page, on a display in tandem with movement of a cursor. If interactive elements are present on the page or document, an interactive element may be activated as desired. Scrolling may be accomplished with the panning tool either on non-interactive elements or interactive elements that are not required to be activated. Furthermore, inertia of movement of the information on a display is optimized and autoscrolling is provided in which a page or document may be scrolled without dragging.05-13-2010
20100088632METHOD AND HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING DUAL MODE TOUCHSCREEN-BASED NAVIGATION - A method and touchscreen-based handheld electronic device having dual navigation modes are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a handheld electronic device, comprising: a controller; a touchscreen display connected to the controller; the controller being configured for displaying on the touchscreen display a graphical user interface (GUI) having a display area defined by a boundary; and the controller being configured for providing a cursor navigation mode and a pan navigation mode, and for switching between the cursor navigation mode and the pan navigation mode in response to respective input.04-08-2010
20100293500MULTI-FINGER TOUCH ADAPTATIONS FOR MEDICAL IMAGING SYSTEMS - Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for presenting image slices in a windowing environment based on multi-touch user input, the image slices generated by an imaging system. A series of image slices may be provided that represent a view of an object. A gesture may be defined based on at least a count of fingers represented in multi-touch user input. Further, the defined gesture may be associated with a corresponding action for manipulating an image slice. Multi-touch user input may be received. Upon determining that the received multi-touch user input includes the defined gesture, the corresponding action may be performed on an image slice of the series to generate a resultant image slice. The resultant image slice may be output via an output device.11-18-2010
20090077488Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Electronic Document Translation on a Touch-Screen Display - In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method, a movement of an object on or near the touch screen display is detected. In response to detecting the movement, an electronic document displayed on the touch screen display is translated in a first direction. If an edge of the electronic document is reached while translating the electronic document in the first direction while the object is still detected on or near the touch screen display, an area beyond the edge of the document is displayed. In response to detecting that the object is no longer on or near the touch screen display, the document is translated in a second direction until the area beyond the edge of the document is no longer displayed.03-19-2009
20100100841METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONFIGURING AN IDLE SCREEN IN A PORTABLE TERMINAL - A method and system for configuring an idle screen with an extended virtual area and for displaying a variety of contents on the idle screen extended by the virtual area is described. The method includes providing an idle screen that displays at least one content, and providing a virtual area that extends the idle screen and displays contents. The method may further include checking the settings of the virtual area when the virtual area is provided, and providing, if the virtual area is set, the idle screen extended by the virtual area where contents are provided by the extended idle screen.04-22-2010
20090282359VIRTUAL DESKTOP VIEW SCROLLING - Example embodiments of the present disclosure are related to scrolling the view of a virtual desktop on a client. The client can be in communication with a server that has a display driver. The server can be configured to transmit signals indicative of images to the client and the client can be configured draw the images in a virtual desktop. The client can be configured to render a view of the virtual desktop that includes a portion of the virtual desktop; track user input; and pan the view in response to the user input.11-12-2009
20090288035SCROLLABLE VIEWS IN A CLIENT/SERVER APPLICATION - Described herein is technology for, among other things, a method of displaying a number of views in response to user scrolling. A basic, generic view is initially rendered for display on a client. Subsequent views are rendered for display that tracks the scrolling. During the scrolling process, data is not requested from the server. Only data that is stored on the client device is used while scrolling. When the scrolling has deemed to have stopped, the client requests additional data from the server. This additional data is rendered for display and is also stored in the locally on the client. Subsequent views containing this data can be generated quickly because the data exists locally. Thereby, views can be quickly and smoothly scrolled through and will appear richer in content over time.11-19-2009
20120185797GROUPING EMAIL MESSAGES INTO CONVERSATIONS - Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems determine that an indication that a received message was sent in response to another message is present in the received message, parse a stored message, in response to the indication being present, for at least a partial match between a subject of the received message and contents of a subject of the stored message, and for at least a partial match between sender and recipient participants of the received message and sender and recipient participants of the stored message, and display the received message as grouped with the stored message. A further exemplary feature includes parsing text of the received message for text that is redundant of text of the stored message, determining that a minimum threshold of consecutive matching characters has been reached, and displaying the received message with the consecutive matching characters at least partially hidden from view.07-19-2012
20110010658USER INTERFACE SCROLLING - A method for displaying data items in a display window, including detecting a user input action, including receiving a first user input signal via user input device, the signal being indicative of a velocity of the user action; and depending on the velocity, entering one of a plurality of display states, in which states a respective number of data items are displayed in the display window is provided. A device and computer program product thereof is also provided.01-13-2011
20090158204METHOD FOR QUICKLY VIEWING AND COMPARING SEARCH RESULTS AS SMALL AND ENLARGED IMAGES - A method for providing search results to a client device using a search engine that presents a sequence of small images representing 100 percent of a first page of digital content simultaneously with a sequence of at least a portion of an identical page of digital content for quick viewing by a user, enabling a user to compare located information easily.06-18-2009
20080270935SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING A CATEGORY SEPARATION IN A LIST OF DOCUMENTS - A system is provided to assist a user in selecting, identifying, and handling email messages. A selection color module may provide for the display of color coding and selection highlighting. The selection color module may provide a secondary highlighting color to indicate messages related to a selected message. A category navigation module may provide one or more of the following: an indicator that provides the user with a number of items that are off the screen for a particular category, a command that causes the first entry for a category to be scrolled into view, a label to indicate the number of items in a particular category matching a particular criteria, and/or a control for scrolling between next or previous categories.10-30-2008
20090193353GANTT CHART MAP DISPLAY AND METHOD - A graphical user interface for a Gantt chart map display (07-30-2009
20090055768METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A DISPLAY OF A DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM - Method and apparatus for controlling a display of a data processing system. According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of controlling a display of a data processing system includes: displaying a first list as a scrollable view of items in a first mode; receiving an input to switch from the first mode to a second mode; and displaying, in the second mode, a representation of a command which when activated causes a display of a second list of the items. The first list is displayed within a window and the representation is displayed within the window. According to another embodiment of the invention, a method of controlling a display of a data processing system includes: displaying, in a first mode, a slider control having a slider which can be positioned in one of a plurality of positions to select a corresponding one of a plurality of parameters; receiving an input to switch from the first mode to a second mode; and displaying, in the second mode, a representation of a command which when activated causes a display of a list of items corresponding to at least a subset of the plurality of parameters.02-26-2009
20090193354PORTABLE TERMINAL AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING USER DATA THEREIN - A portable terminal and method of displaying user data therein are provided. The method of displaying user data in a portable terminal includes displaying, in a user data display mode, a first area for displaying pre-stored anniversaries and a second area for displaying user data associated with each pre-stored anniversary, and displaying, if an anniversary is selected from the first area, user data associated with the selected anniversary in the second area. Therefore, user data can be displayed efficiently in a portable terminal, thereby enabling a user of a portable terminal to easily search for desired user data through various methods.07-30-2009
20090083659METHOD OF DISPLAYING PLANAR IMAGE - A planar image and a mark are displayed on a display having an outer periphery. A region is provided on the display. The region has a boundary distanced from the outer periphery of the display. The mark is moved with respect to the planar image on the display when the mark is positioned in the region. The planar image is scrolled in a direction directed from the region to the mark on the display when the mark is positioned at an outside of the region. This method allows the mark to be positioned efficiently.03-26-2009
20090024956INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus comprising display unit configured to display a window, accepting unit configured to accept a resize instruction of the displayed window together with a scroll instruction indicating whether or not to scroll display contents within the window, and control unit configured to control a size of the window and a scrolling of the display contents within the window based on contents of the resize instruction and the scroll instruction, wherein when the scroll instruction indicates that the display contents are to be scrolled, the control unit changes the window to a size indicated by the resize instruction, and scrolls the display contents according to a change amount of the window, and when the scroll instruction indicates that the display contents are not to be scrolled, the control unit changes the window to a size indicated by the resize instruction, and suppresses a scrolling of the display contents.01-22-2009
20110145755METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTERNET, INTRANET, AND LOCAL VIEWING OF VIRTUAL MICROSCOPE SLIDES - A method of and apparatus for viewing microscopic images include transmitting tiled microscopic images from a server to a client. The client assembles the tiled images into a seamless virtual slide or specimen image and provides tools for manipulating image magnification and viewpoint. The method and apparatus also provides a virtual multi-headed microscope function which allows scattered viewers to simultaneously view and interact with a coherent magnified microscopic image.06-16-2011
20110145754CONSTRAINING DISPLAY MOTION IN DISPLAY NAVIGATION - Navigating on a display includes tracking motion of an input tool on a display, comparing a motion of the input tool to a threshold, and changing a position of the visible portion of a page of information on the display if the input tool motion exceeds the threshold. The position of the visible portion of the page of information on the display is constrained if the motion does not exceed the threshold.06-16-2011
20110225539METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OPERATING APPLICATION OF A TOUCH DEVICE WITH TOUCH-BASED INPUT INTERFACE - A method and system is disclosed that allows a user to easily and intuitively operate applications that require contact information, in a touch device, via a tray item associated with the contact information. The method for operating applications includes: displaying a contact tray comprised of a number of tray items based on contact information, on an execution screen; receiving an interaction to use a tray item in the contact tray; configuring an execution screen for an application based on contact information of the tray item; and operating the application based on the configured execution screen.09-15-2011
20090064031Scrolling techniques for user interfaces - Systems and methods for improving the scrolling of user interfaces of electronic devices are provided.03-05-2009
20120079422Input/Output Device, Input/Output Method and Program Therefor - Input/output devices, input/output methods and programs therefor are provided. In one embodiment, a device includes a first section that displays a dragged portion and a movement region in which the dragged portion is moved on a display screen, a second section that selects the dragged portion by an input device and operates the input device so that the position of the dragged portion moves in the movement region dependent on the amount of operation of the input device, and a third section that selects a portion other than the dragged portion in the movement region by the input device and operates the input device, so that the position of the dragged portion in the movement region dependent on the amount of operation of the input device.03-29-2012
20090083660System and Method for Displaying Information Using a Compass - A system and method displays a compass control with a map or other image. The compass control displays locations that may be displayed on the map, as well as locations that are outside of the map area being displayed, to allow the user to view such locations and interact with them.03-26-2009
20090210819SYSTEM, METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR EXECUTING APPLICATIONS - An application is executed which provides a grid display and which includes: a spreadsheet generator for generating a screen comprising a group of display elements; a scroll controller for accepting a scroll operation of a screen displayed on a display device and for controlling the scrolling of the screen. If a cell is excluded from and a cell is newly included in a visible region displayed on the display device as a result of a scrolling operation, the scroll controller causes the cell included in the visible region to be displayed on the display device by modifying a content of an attribute, including location information, of a display element used to display the cell excluded from the visible region to a content for displaying the cell included in the visible region.08-20-2009
20080270934Method for Providing Functional Context Within an Actively Scrolling View Pane - A method, system and computer-usable medium for using a context aware viewport module to graphically display, and interact with, a viewport. The context aware viewport is implemented in a graphical user interface (GUI) and comprises a spatially context aware informational portion and a viewport portion.10-30-2008
20100275151DISPLAY DEVICE CAPABLE OF SCROLLING NAVIGATION STRING OF CURRENT DISPLAY - A display device includes a display unit, a first display control unit, a title string storing unit, a navigation string creating unit, a second display control unit, and a scrolling unit. The display unit includes a first portion and a second portion. The first display control unit is configured to display one of a plurality of screen images on the first portion. The plurality of screen images includes a base screen image and being arranged hierarchically from the base screen image. The first display control unit changes a screen image to display from one to another of the plurality of screen images along a screen navigation path starting from the base screen image based on screen navigation data, the screen navigation data indicating relationships between the screen images. The title string storing unit is configured to store a plurality of title strings, each title string indicating one of the plurality of screen images. The navigation string creating unit is configured to create a navigation string including the title strings each corresponding to a screen image which is positioned in a part of the screen navigation path from the base screen image to a current screen image that is displayed on the first portion currently. The second display control unit is configured to display the navigation string on the second portion. The scrolling unit is configured to scroll the navigation string on the second portion in a longitudinal direction of the navigation string so that a part of the navigation string is displayed on the second portion at a time.10-28-2010
20100275150TERMINAL DEVICE, LINK SELECTION METHOD, AND DISPLAY PROGRAM - In a terminal apparatus for displaying as an image, a document in which a link is set, on a display screen which also serves as a touch panel, a favorable operation is achieved including link selecting operation, or the like, while eliminating a conflict in a touch operation. To this end, when a touch is made on a browser screen by a finger 10-28-2010
20100169822INDICATION TO ASSIST A USER IN PREDICTING A CHANGE IN A SCROLL RATE - A user interface of a device is provided for displaying an environment that is visually larger than a display area. The user interface includes a scroll function that positions selected portions of the environment within the display area. A scroll rate of the user interface changes as the scroll function is continued. The user interface produces an indication to alert a user that a change in scroll rate is imminent.07-01-2010
20100192088Map Display Device - Weather information is acquired and stored from a satellite radio broadcast. On the basis of this weather information, weather information image data is created for displaying the weather information superimposed upon a map. When the weather information display map is scrolled, the range of the map data shifts. Together therewith, the range of the weather information image data also shifts. After a map has been drawn on the basis of the map data for the shifted range, icons or the like that describe the weather information are drawn as superimposed upon this map on the basis of the weather information image data for the shifted range. Then the image data stored in the image memory is read in, and the weather information display map that has been drawn is display upon the display monitor.07-29-2010
20100192089CONTROLLING SCROLLING OF A DOCUMENT - Provided are a method and device for controlling scrolling of a document, the document has a marked section and is scrolling-displayed within a display area, and the method comprises detecting whether the document is scrolled to the marked section, and restricting the scrolling of the document when the document is scrolled to the marked section. The method and device can control the scrolling of the document according to contents of the document, so that the contents cannot be neglected due to quick scrolling of the document.07-29-2010
20100162160STAGE INTERACTION FOR MOBILE DEVICE - A device displays, on a screen, a graphical window from a sequence of graphical windows, where the graphical window includes a group of display elements. The device also receives a user input to the graphical window and identifies a type of the user input, where the type of the user input includes a horizontal input or a vertical input. The device displays, on the screen, another graphical window from the sequence of graphical windows when the type of user input is a horizontal input and scrolls through a stack of the display elements within the graphical window when the type of user input is a vertical input.06-24-2010
20120036473METHOD AND SYSTEM TO CONTROL THE DISPLAY OF INFORMATION - An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a system for displaying information. The system may include an input device, a display, and a processor. The processor may be configured to obtain an input from the input device and redraw a plurality of objects in a different location on the display in response to the input from the input device. The plurality of objects may extend beyond the display and the processor may be configured to indicate a logical break in the plurality of objects on the display.02-09-2012
20100241988Portable dataport device and method for retrieving, inter-relating, annotating and managing electronic documents at a point of need - A method and device for using a portable dataport for electronic document retrieving, annotating, inter-relating, and managing, comprising a view manager having an at least one-dimensional grid. The view manager and grid provide document inter-relation and management in a user friendly fashion. The view manager is electronically linked to an electronic document storage device to retrieve, inter-relate, annotate and manage the documents.09-23-2010
20100241987Tear-Drop Way-Finding User Interfaces - A tear-drop way-finding user interface (UI) may be provided. A first UI portion corresponding to a device location may be provided. In addition, an object may be displayed at a first relative position within the first UI portion. Then, upon a detected change in device location, a second UI portion corresponding to the changed device location may be provided. In response to the changed device location, a second relative position of the object may be calculated. Next, a determination may be made as to whether the second relative position of the object is within a displayable range of the second UI portion. If the second relative position of the object is not within the displayable range of the second UI portion, then a tear-drop icon indicative of the second relative position of the object may be displayed at an edge of the second UI portion.09-23-2010
20100251165INFORMATION-ENHANCED USER INTERFACE PRESENTATION - An approach is described for supplementing a scrolling region of an item user interface (UI) presentation with scrolling-region information. For example, the scrolling region can be enhanced by presented information regarding a flattened list of containers. The approach may also involve varying a representation of a collection of items displayed in an item presentation region of the item UI presentation based on at least one emphasis-related attribute associated with the collection of items. The various features of the item UI presentation facilitate a user's navigation through a large collection of items.09-30-2010
20100251166INFORMATION BROWSE APPARATUS - An information browse apparatus includes an attractive data detector, a display unit, a scroll processor, and a data clipper. The attractive data detector detects attractive data and a location of the attractive data. The display unit displays partial data of spread data on a display area corresponding to a screen size of a display screen. The scroll processor determines a direction and speed of scrolling in response to a scroll instruction, determines a basic updated location of an updated display area in accordance with the direction and speed of scrolling, and determines a corrected updated location in accordance with the location of the attractive data and the basic updated location. The data clipper clips the partial data of the spread data to be displayed on the display unit.09-30-2010
20100083166SCROLLING DEVICE CONTENT - A method including displaying content on a display of a device, dividing the display into two or more display sections with a first pointing device where each of the two or more display sections includes a respective portion of the content, and scrolling the respective portion of the content in at least one of the two or more display sections with a second pointing device such that non-contiguous content is displayed in the two or more display sections.04-01-2010
20100083165PANORAMIC GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE - A panoramic graphical user interface includes a contiguous background and a collection of mixed-media content objects. The contiguous background includes one or more space-orientating graphical elements and is sized to fit within a first dimension of a display and to extend beyond a second dimension of the display. The collection of mixed-media content objects are anchored over the contiguous background. The collection of mixed-media content objects are arranged to fit within the first dimension of the display and arranged to extend beyond the second dimension of the display04-01-2010
20090327950SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCROLLING THROUGH AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT IN A MOBILE DEVICE - A system and method for scrolling through an electronic document in a mobile device captures successive images of an outside environment corresponding to a movement of the mobile device. The system and method analyzes the successive images for computing motion vectors of the mobile device, and scrolls through the electronic document according to the motion vectors for refreshing a frame of the electronic document displayed on a screen of the mobile device.12-31-2009
20100199213MAP DISPLAY SYSTEM, MAP DISPLAY DEVICE, AND MAP DISPLAY METHOD - When a map display system acquires first map data on an area of a predetermined range with a first display scale, the map display system also acquires second map data on an area of a larger range including the predetermined range with a second display scale at the same time. When the acquired first map data on the area of the predetermined range becomes insufficient since a first map displayed on a display means is scrolled, a map obtained by changing the display scale of the second map data to the first display scale is displayed. This provides the map display system which is controlled so as to efficiently acquire map data suitable for a communication type navigation system.08-05-2010
20090276726AUTOMATED USER INTERFACE ADJUSTMENT - An event associated with a viewable area of an encapsulated component that represents at least a portion of content associated with a user interface component is detected. A determination is made that the event will result in at least a portion of the viewable area of the encapsulated component being outside of a viewable area of the user interface component. The content associated with the user interface component is adjusted automatically to display at least the portion of the viewable area of the encapsulated component within the viewable area of the user interface component.11-05-2009
20090177994DOUBLE SCROLLING - A method of providing screen scrolling in content, such as hierarchically ordered content, is provided, wherein at least one level in the content comprises a page level comprising pages of objects and an object level comprising the objects, the method comprises the steps of: scrolling the objects page-by-page in the page level, and scrolling the objects object-by-object in the object level. Especially when scrolling in larger amounts of content, such as hierarchically ordered content, it is an advantage of interweaving a page by page level with an object by object level, so that the user may choose a specific level to navigate either page-wise or object-wise.07-09-2009
20110239153POINTER TOOL WITH TOUCH-ENABLED PRECISE PLACEMENT - A pointer tool in a touch-screen display is disclosed. The method includes activating a pointer tool in a touch screen display in response to contact with an area of the touch screen and persisting the displaying of the pointer tool in the touch screen display after the contact with the touch screen is removed. Once editing data is received, the pointer tool is removed from the touch screen display.09-29-2011
20090150822METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SCROLLING - The present invention is directed to a method and system for scrolling in a document having multiple columns. A method for scrolling in a page of a document having multiple columns, includes: displaying a plurality of the columns in a display window; associating a different scrollbar with each of the plurality of displayed columns; and selectively enabling a synchronous or independent operation of each of the scrollbars; wherein in synchronous operation, a use of any of the scrollbars results in a corresponding scrolling of the page within the display window, and wherein in independent operation, a use of a selected one of the scrollbars results only in a corresponding scrolling of the column of the page associated with that scrollbar within the display window.06-11-2009
20090113339ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR DISPLAYABLE WITH REPEATING DECIMAL - An electronic calculator includes: a display device; a user interface; a memory device; and a processor that is operable with the memory device to: perform a calculation to convert a fractional number into a decimal number; control the display device to display the decimal number, when the decimal number is a repeating decimal, with a symbol indicating a periodic block included in the repeating decimal control the display device to display a scroll indicator indicating that the displayed repeating decimal is scrollable when the number of digits included in the repeating decimal overflows the number of digits displayable by the display device; control the display device to display an undisplayed part of the repeating decimal to scroll in when a scroll command is input by the user through the user interface while the scroll indicator is displayed.04-30-2009
20120144341COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM STORED THEREIN, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD - An exemplary display area includes a scroll image display region for displaying a scroll target image. When at least either one of a result of a determination as to whether or not a touch position on the display area by a user has continuously been detected for a predetermined time on a first region which is located in a first direction (scrolling direction) with respect to a reference position or a result of a determination as to whether or not the touch position has shifted in a direction different from the first direction, is positive, the scroll target image is scrolled and displayed in the first direction.06-07-2012
20110119619INTEGRATED VIEWFINDER AND DIGITAL MEDIA - A user interface can display active and passive content. For example, a camera viewfinder image can be displayed on a screen, as part of a strip, concatenated with one or more other images, for example, images that were previously taken with the camera. A user can cause the viewfinder image and the other images to move together across the screen. This can allow a user to easily examine the other images and the viewfinder image without, for example, switching between different screens in a user interface. Media captured with a device can be associated with a media category by positioning a user interface element near one or more other elements associated with the category.05-19-2011
20110113362MOBILE COMMUNICATION APPARATUS WITH TOUCH INTERFACE, AND METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM THEREFORE - A mobile communication apparatus having a reduced user interface is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a touch sensitive input arranged to receive touch actions on a primary surface of the mobile communication apparatus, wherein interpretation of touch actions as input is independent on position of touch on the primary surface while being depending on the way of the touch action, and an output arranged to provide an audio feedback of a user interface status from the interpreted input of the touch actions.05-12-2011
20090037840Location Determination For Z-Direction Increments While Viewing Medical Images - An apparatus and method for controlling a scrolling speed of an apparatus for selecting an image, having steps of providing the image on a viewing device;02-05-2009
20090070705Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Zooming In on a Touch-Screen Display - In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method, at least a first portion of an electronic document is displayed at a first magnification. A gesture is detected on or near the touch screen display corresponding to a command to zoom in by a user-specified amount. In response to detecting the gesture, decreasing portions of the electronic document are displayed at increasing magnifications. If, upon detecting termination of the gesture, the magnification exceeds a predefined magnification, a respective portion of the electronic document is displayed at the predefined magnification.03-12-2009
20090070704Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Zooming Out on a Touch-Screen Display - In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method, an electronic document is displayed at a first magnification. A gesture is detected on or near the touch screen display corresponding to a command to zoom out by a user-specified amount. In response to detecting the gesture, the electronic document is displayed at a magnification less than the first magnification. If a document length or a document width is entirely displayed while the gesture is still detected on or near the touch screen display, the electronic document is displayed at a magnification wherein areas beyond opposite edges of the electronic document are displayed. Upon detecting termination of the gesture, the electronic document is displayed at a magnification wherein the areas beyond opposite edges of the electronic document are no longer displayed.03-12-2009
20130132889INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD TO ACHIEVE EFFICIENT SCREEN SCROLLING - In response to a content display start operation, an initial image is displayed on a display. When a user performs a scroll operation on a touch panel, monitored is whether or not a gap occurs between a first reference position set in an image to be displayed and a second reference position set on a screen associated with the first reference position. When no gap occurs, a display region is moved according to the scroll operation. When the gap occurs, the rate at which the display region moves to adjust the scroll is calculated based on the gap amount at each instant of time. And the displacement value resulting from the moving rate is added to the original position of the display region and then the display region is moved to the position. The displacement value continues to be added until the gap amount becomes zero.05-23-2013
20130139099MANIPULATING HIDDEN DATA ENTRIES VIA REPRESENTATIVE MARKERS - A tool for manipulating data entries that cannot be visualized in a user interface. A user interface displays a plurality of data entries that fit in the user interface, where the plurality of data entries are from a larger group of data entries. The tool generates and displays a marker (text line or icon) representative of at least a subset of the remainder of data entries from the larger group. A user directing an operation request to the marker causes the operation to be performed on the data entries represented by the marker.05-30-2013
20130139100INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An information processing apparatus includes a display unit and a display control unit. The display unit displays a plurality of pieces of content. The display control unit causes, during scrolling the plurality of pieces of content displayed on the display unit, a display of content satisfying a specific condition in a form different from that of other content. The display control unit switches whether to display the content satisfying the specific condition in the form different from that of other content depending on whether scroll of the plurality of pieces of content is caused by a specific operation.05-30-2013
20130139101CONSTRAINED DISPLAY NAVIGATION - Navigating on a display includes tracking motion of an input tool on a display, comparing a motion of the input tool to a threshold, and changing a position of the visible portion of a page of information on the display if the input tool motion exceeds the threshold. The position of the visible portion of the page of information on the display is constrained if the motion does not exceed the threshold.05-30-2013
20100333014METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RENDERING DATA RECORDS - A method of controlling an electronic device includes retrieving records that satisfy a set of constraints, rendering data from the records in a list on a display, and rendering, in the list, further data from a selected one of the records in the list on the display in response to receipt of an input.12-30-2010
20100333015METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRESENTING TEXT INFORMATION - An apparatus is provided that includes a processor and memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: provide for receiving text information, provide for representing at least part of received text information in an edit region, determine that less than all received text information is represented in said edit region, determine at least part of said received text information to scroll, and cause scrolling of said determined text information in at least one scrolling region is disclosed. A corresponding method and computer readable medium are also disclosed.12-30-2010
20100333016SCROLLBAR - A method, apparatus, user interface and computer program product for providing a display window with a perimeter, displaying a set of data in a display area of the display window, the set of data having zero or more elements, providing at least one scroll region on the display, wherein movement of a pointing device in the at least one scroll region causes the set of data in the display area to be scrolled in a corresponding direction according to a scroll increment; and responsive to a repositioning of the pointing device in a manner that deflects the pointing device away from an axis path of the scroll region, increasing an available scrolling distance in the display window.12-30-2010
20100199212Operating Element For Display-Supported Technical Systems - The invention relates to an operating element for technical systems in vehicles, comprising four separately operable key elements (08-05-2010
20110010659SCROLLING METHOD OF MOBILE TERMINAL AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A scrolling method and apparatus devices having display screens such as a mobile terminal. When a first image on a screen cannot be moved in a direction by a touch input, a region of the first image is modified in response to the touch input and the modified image is subsequently restored to the first image after the touch is released or a preset amount of time passes. The modification of the region of the image provides an indication that is fed back to the user so that the end or last part of the image is displayed and cannot be moved further, so that undesired repetitive touch input can be prevented.01-13-2011
20110035701FOCAL POINT ZOOM - Various embodiments provide a focal point zoom component that is configured to perform a focal point zoom operation. In at least some embodiments, the focal point zoom component receives a request to perform a zoom operation at a focal point of an element in a page displayed in a display area. The focal point zoom component then performs the zoom operation on the page so that a location of the focal point relative to the element and to the display area is retained.02-10-2011
20110214087DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAME - A screen display apparatus includes an operation information reception unit that receives operation information regarding an inclination direction and an inclination angle of a joystick from the joystick, and a screen controller that performs a scroll process for scrolling a screen and a zoom process for zooming based on the operation information. The screen controller scrolls the screen according to the inclination direction and the inclination angle of the joystick, and continues a zoom-out process for zooming-out of the screen based on a detection of the inclination angle that is greater than a predetermined angle for a predetermined period until detecting the inclination angle of the joystick to be equal to or smaller than the predetermined angle or until zooming out to a predetermined minimum zoom rate.09-01-2011
20110087992THUMBNAIL IMAGE SUBSTITUTION - Thumbnail image substitution is described. In embodiments, a navigation input is received that is effective to move from a first view of a media content page to a second view of the media content page. The second view includes a region of the media content page that is not included in the first view of the media content page. A thumbnail image is displayed in the region of the media content page that is not included in the first view and that will display the media content. The thumbnail image is replaced to display the media content in the region of the media content page that corresponds to the second view of the media content page.04-14-2011
20110214086DISPLAYING FEED DATA - Concepts and technologies are described herein for displaying feed data. Feed data associated with a social networking service may be displayed in a multidimensional grid orientation that efficiently uses available display space, while improving the user experience. The feed data can be presented in a multidimensional grid orientation that leaves little empty display space, thus allowing efficient use of the display space. The feed data presented in the multidimensional grid orientation also can be dynamically updated when new feed data is received.09-01-2011
20100064250METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DISPLAYING CONTENT SELECTIONS IN VEHICLES - A method for displaying content items of a navigation system for a vehicle includes the steps of obtaining a scrolling input from a user, determining a value pertaining to the input, and displaying the content items at a first scrolling rate if the value is greater than a predetermined threshold.03-11-2010
20100058224Commitment-based GUI in the context of media and entertainment - A commitment-based GUI is provided. In one example embodiment, a system to provide commitment-based GUI comprises a menu activation module, an actions monitor, a commitment detector, and a presentation control module. The menu activation module may be configured to activate a multi-panel media interface on a display device, the multi-panel media interface presenting one or more menu panels. The actions monitor may be configured to monitor activity of a user with respect to the multi-panel media interface. The commitment detector may be configured to determine a commitment level of the user, the commitment level indicating the user's interest level in navigating a menu structure associated with the multi-panel media interface. The presentation control module may be configured to adjust presentation of the multi-panel media interface based on the determined commitment level.03-04-2010
20100058223Metadata driven control of navigational speed through a user interface - Scroll wheels have simplified the movement of cursors and changes in focus as a users navigate their way through menus, lists, tables, and other objects typically found in graphical user interfaces. Also typical of navigation schemes driven by scroll wheels is the ability of the user to accelerate the rate of movement of the cursor or focus by spinning the scroll wheel faster. One issue with this behavior is that a user who over accelerates the scroll wheel will often wind up overshooting his intended target and reversing the direction of the scroll wheel several times. The embodiment addresses this problem by giving control of the speed of the cursor or focus movement to the object being navigated. If the granularity of the list, table, menu, or other objects become smaller, the object has the ability to filter the speed input of the scroll wheel.03-04-2010
20110258575DISPLAYING LARGE DATASETS IN A BROWSER ENVIRONMENT - A mechanism for displaying large datasets may download an approximate range of the dataset along with a subset of the dataset to a client. The client may display the subset as well as indicators for the approximate range. When a user moves to a position within the dataset that is not downloaded, the client may send a request for a second subset of the dataset, which may be displayed on the client. The user may interact with the dataset to select different items in the dataset, for example, and those interactions may be collected while the user views different portions of the dataset. The user may process all of the interactions over the entire dataset or a portion of the dataset by committing the changes.10-20-2011
20110078622Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Moving a Calendar Entry in a Calendar Application - In some embodiments, a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays a multi-week view in a calendar application on the display and detects a first input by a user. In response to detecting the first input by the user, the device selects a first calendar entry in the multi-week view in the calendar application. While continuing to detect selection of the first calendar entry by the user, the device detects a first multifinger gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, and in response to detecting the first multifinger gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, the device expands display of a single week in the multi-week view; and maintains display of the first calendar entry on the display. In some embodiments, the device moves the first calendar entry to a date and time in the calendar application in accordance with a second input by the user.03-31-2011
20120304111AUTOMATICALLY HIDING CONTROLS - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for automatically hiding controls. In one aspect, a method includes displaying at least a portion of a content region of a user interface and at least a portion of a control region of the user interface, wherein the control region is peripheral to the content region; and determining that the portion of the control region of the user interface has been displayed for a predetermined period of time, then automatically removing the portion of the control region from display.11-29-2012
20120304110Techniques for Visualizing the Age of Data in an Analytics Report - In one embodiment, a method includes displaying, in two dimensions, a business analytics report containing various data elements, wherein each data element has data associated therewith. The method further enables generation of a three-dimensional representation of the business analytics report by adding a time axis to the data elements. Once the three-dimensional representation is generated, the method displays, on the time axis, update points identifying when data associated with the data elements was updated. In some cases, depending on the length of the time axis, several update points may be displayed for each data element. A corresponding computer program product and apparatus are also described.11-29-2012
20110072388Method and Apparatus for Altering the Presentation Data Based Upon Displacement and Duration of Contact03-24-2011
20120066639SCROLLING DEVICE COLLECTION ON AN INTERFACE - In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a selection of a set of devices. A scrolling collection is generated using the set of devices where the set of devices being available for control through an interface. The method scrolls through devices in the set of devices where the scrolling includes: determining a device in the set of devices; determining a control for the determined device; and displaying the determined device and the determined control on the interface. The determined device is controllable through the interface using the determined control while being displayed and devices in the set of devices other than the displayed determined device are not displayed on the interface.03-15-2012
20110252362MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING OPERATION OF THE MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method of one embodiment includes displaying an electronic document on a display module; responsive to detecting a scroll command, scrolling the electronic document in a particular direction at a particular speed; and changing a speed of scrolling the electronic document upon encountering a scroll limit during the scrolling of the electronic document. Therefore, it is possible to set a scroll limit in an electronic document and thus to automatically slow down or stop the scrolling of the electronic document upon encountering the scroll limit.10-13-2011
20100306693METHOD FOR UNLOCKING SCREEN-LOCKED STATE OF TOUCH SCREEN, ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND RECORDING MEDIUM USING THE SAME - A method for unlocking a screen-locked state of a touch screen, and an electronic device and a recording medium using the same are disclosed. In the present method, during a screen-locked state, an unlocking area of a touch screen of the mobile device is divided into a first touch area and a second touch area by a separate line. Next, the touch screen is used to detect a touch operation of a user. If it is determined that the touch operation is started from the first touch area and ended in the second touch area, the screen of the mobile device is to be unlocked.12-02-2010
20130167069SCROLL CONTROL METHOD, SCROLL CONTROL APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM - A scroll control method for aiding works including displaying a partial area of an image of an observation object on a display apparatus and moving a display area within the image to observe the image includes, by a computer, a first calculation step, a second calculation step, and a display control step. The first calculation step calculates a first direction of movement and first movement speed based on information on time and coordinates on a movement selected with a pointing device and instructed to operate. The second calculation step calculates a second direction of movement and a second movement speed from the first direction of movement and first movement speed. The display control step performs scroll control over the display area based on the second direction of movement and movement speed.06-27-2013
20100037174Context Based Navigation - When navigating in a screen view composed of entities of differing types, a user may want to focus on any particular entity. Depending on the type of entity the user wants to focus on, the invention system adapts the screen view, as well as navigation behavior, to navigate the desired entity. This is accomplished without explicit action from the user like running a command and selecting the desired entity. Accordingly, a computer method and computer corresponding apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention are provided to capture the user's intention to navigate the desired entity and to change the screen view and the navigation behavior. For example, when the user navigates an entity of a given type and the desired entity occupies a greater percentage of the screen view or becomes closer to the desired entity, the screen view and the navigation behavior change conveniently without explicit action from the user.02-11-2010
20120204127PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING SAME - A method of selecting text when an indicator is in a text field includes: receiving a scrolling input at a navigation device; and selecting the text field when the scrolling input moves beyond a boundary of the text field at a location where a tab function is unavailable.08-09-2012
20090241058APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING SEARCH RESULTS WITH AN ASSOCIATED ANCHOR AREA - A graphical user interface includes a scroll area displaying search results and a permanently displayed anchored area.09-24-2009
20110161865METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AN ELECTRIC DEVICE USING A CONTROL APPARATUS - An electrical switch apparatus including a movement sensitive form is disclosed. The apparatus includes a housing, a motion sensor and a processing unit, where motion on, near or about the motion sensor is translated into output commands adapted for list scrolling, where the list can be arranged in a hierarchy such as menus or for changing a value of an attribute of a electrical device under the control of the switch.06-30-2011
20110161864MAP DISPLAY SYSTEM, MAP DISPLAY METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM - A map display system including a unit that stores map information including information about a facility icon, a display unit, a position detecting unit that detects a touch position on the screen of the display unit when the screen is touched, and a scroll control unit that performs follow scrolling in which a map image on the display unit is scrolled following movement of the touch position detected by the position detecting unit, and that performs inertial scrolling in which the map image is scrolled on the basis of a moving direction and speed of the touch position when touching the screen is released. When the facility icon is placed in a first given region having a center at a cursor displayed on the screen while the follow scrolling is being performed, the scroll control unit scrolls the map image so that the facility icon moves to a center position of the cursor and when the facility icon is placed in the first given region while the inertial scrolling is being performed, the scroll control unit continues the inertial scrolling.06-30-2011
20110161863METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING NOTIFICATIONS FOR A LONG SCROLLABLE CANVAS - A method, apparatus, user interface and computer program product for detecting an update to a widget on a content page, at least a portion of the content page being presented in a viewable display area of a screen of the device, determining that the updated widget is not within the viewable display area of the screen of the device, and providing a highlighted notification at an edge of the viewable display area, the edge of the viewable display area corresponding to a direction of the updated widget on the page.06-30-2011
20120311486SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CAROUSEL CONTEXT SWITCHING - In a method and system for navigating content, a plurality of content panels are provided for display in a user interface region of a display area. User input corresponding to a direction of navigation within the first user interface is received. A first direction of navigation causes a movement in the plurality of content panels displayed in the user interface region. A second direction of navigation causes a transition from a first user interface region to a second user interface region, resulting in at least a portion of the first user interface region shifting out of the display area and at least a portion of the second user interface region shifting into the display area.12-06-2012
20120311485Moving A Tile Across Multiple Workspaces - According to one disclosed embodiment, an approach is provided in which a multi-workspace request is received at a machine while the machine is operating in a single workspace mode and while the machine is displaying a first single workspace on a display screen accessible by the machine. The machine includes a number of single workspaces and each of the single workspaces has spaces to display a number of tiles that each correspond to an application. A multi-workspace mode is displayed on the display screen, with the displaying of the multi-workspace mode including displaying a set of the single workspaces on the display screen. Each of the set of single workspaces is displayed in a reduced size in comparison to the single workspace mode.12-06-2012
20110055752Method and Apparatus for Displaying and Auto-Correcting an Over-Scroll State on a Computing Device - A computing device may execute an application to generate application content on a defined region of a display surface. The computing device may respond to a user-input to over-scroll the application content by displaying content that is indicative of an over-scroll state. Upon completion of a designated duration, the computing device automatically displays the application content in the defined region without the content that is indicative of the over-scroll state.03-03-2011
20110126148Gallery Application For Content Viewing - A gallery software application enables a user to browse, view, and interact with various content items, such as still images and videos. The gallery includes a graphical user interface that displays multiple images in the foreground and one image in the background. The foreground images represent content items. The background image is generated based on one of the foreground images. As the foreground images are scrolled, the background image changes.05-26-2011
20100115458PANNING A NATIVE DISPLAY ON A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE TO A WINDOW, INTERPRETING A GESTURE-BASED INSTRUCTION TO SCROLL CONTENTS OF THE WINDOW, AND WRAPPING TEXT ON THE WINDOW - A method and system for rendering a window from an extended virtual screen on a native display of a mobile computing device is described. The system includes a server that detects a server, a first window associated with an application executing on the server, the server outputting the application to an extended virtual screen; identifies coordinates associated with a position of the first window on the extended virtual screen; and transmits the coordinates of the first window to a mobile computing device to display the first window on a native display of the mobile computing device. The system also includes a mobile computing device that receives a gesture-based instruction on the native display; evaluates contents of a second window at a location where the gesture-based instruction is received; scrolls the contents of the second window if the contents include a scrollbar; and pans the contents of the second window if the contents exclude a scrollbar.05-06-2010
20110093810Method for Digitally Labelling Websites - A host website, method and system for digitally labelling websites or subscribers with digital labels which represent characteristics or qualities of the website is disclosed. Digital labels are stored on host websites, each of which is directed to a specific subject or activity. The host website can also provide digital labels for storage in other host websites. The host website is provided with artificial intelligence capabilities. Methods and systems for asymmetric access in a host website database are disclosed.04-21-2011
20110093809INPUT TO NON-ACTIVE OR NON-PRIMARY WINDOW - This document describes methods and/or apparatuses for enabling a window to be scrolled without the window having to be selected to become active or primary, along with other techniques.04-21-2011
20110145756INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM CONTAINING INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM WITH ROTARY OPERATION - There is provided a novel menu selection method in a mobile phone. Also provided is a cursor displaying method with which a user can intuitively recognize a moving direction and moving speed. In addition, a novel scrollbar with which the user can recognize, in a case of displaying menus beyond a display screen, a range currently displayed on a display screen among all the menus and a current cursor position within the menus displayed on the current display screen.06-16-2011
20110307826USER INTERFACE WITH MOUSE-OVER FUNCTION - Systems and methods to provide a user interface with a mouse-over function are provided. A system may comprise a detecting module to detect a user interface event received from a user device and to detect an event type. A pointer is detected as being within an area of interest of a plurality of areas of interest in the user interface upon determining that the event type is an update pointer event location. A rendering module populates a mini-view with mini-view data corresponding to the area of interest selected by virtue of the location of the pointer.12-15-2011
20120151406Pan Grip Controls - A viewport displays a portion of content that is larger than the viewport. Within this viewport pan grip controls are displayed. The pan grip controls are active zones in the viewport receptive to user input and may have a graphical representation. They are presented at positions relative to the content as displayed in the viewport, and in some embodiments, in a predetermined, regular pattern that is independent of the displayed content. The viewport is panned in response to panning input received on the pan grip controls. The panning input may be a dragging of a pan grip control. The pan grip controls maintain their positions relative to the content as displayed in the viewport. Non-panning input on the displayed content is received outside of the pan grip controls.06-14-2012
20120042277DYNAMIC ARRAY PRESENTATION AND MULTIPLE SELECTION OF DIGITALLY STORED OBJECTS AND CORRESPONDING LINK TOKENS FOR SIMULTANEOUS PRESENTATION - A system and method for the multiple selection of digitally stored objects and the link-tokens of each selected object for simultaneous presentation and examination of the selected objects with their associated linked objects and information, including organized array presentation for graphical thumbnails that represent the selected objects, as well as sub-framing, which allows intelligent partitioning of information associated with an object.02-16-2012
20110167380MOBILE DEVICE COLOR-BASED CONTENT MAPPING AND NAVIGATION - A mobile device associates a distinct background color with each graphical window of a sequence of graphical windows, and displays, on a touch-sensitive display, a first graphical window from the sequence of graphical windows, where the first graphical window includes a first background color and one or more display elements. The mobile device also receives a user input to the touch-sensitive display, scrolls through the sequence of graphical windows based on the user input, and displays, on the touch-sensitive display, a second graphical window from the sequence of graphical windows based on the scrolling, where the second graphical window includes a second background color different than the first background color.07-07-2011
20120011464DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A display control device includes: a display signal output unit configured so as to output a display image signal on a display unit so as to execute normal display, zoom-in display, scroll display, and zoom-out display regarding data to be displayed as display operation for data to be displayed; and a control unit configured to instruct the display signal output unit to perform, regarding data to be displayed, output of a display image signal for sequentially executing zoom-in display in a scroll start position from the normal display, scroll display from the scroll start position, and zoom-out display from a scroll end position to the normal display at a display unit.01-12-2012
20120017169System and method of dividing a window according to trail - System and method of dividing a window according to trail are provided. The system and the method record the moving trail of an indicating signal and then divide the window according to the moving trail into two independent blocks to display the file separately. By completing the procedures, the system and the method enable a user to divide a window according to a user-defined direction, and therefore further enhance the contrast effect between different parts of a file.01-19-2012
20120023440MOTOR VEHICLE - The invention relates to a motor vehicle having an operator control element for the operator control of a function of the motor vehicle, wherein the operator control element comprises an upwardly directed surface having a touchpad for the operator control of at least a first function of the motor vehicle, and wherein the operator control element can be displaced in one direction essentially parallel to the upwardly directed surface for the purpose of operator control of at least a second function of the motor vehicle.01-26-2012
20120159381USER INTERFACE FOR PRESENTING MEDIA ITEMS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE IN MEDIA REEL - A user interface for a mobile device allows a user of a social networking service to conveniently view information of a related user and media items associated with the related user. The user interface enables the user to select a view of a related user by providing first user inputs. Each view has a defined section that displays media items associated with the selected user. The displayed media items in the defined section can be varied in response to receiving second user inputs. The user can select a media item in the defined section for further view or other actions.06-21-2012
20120072864Method and Device for Displaying Information Arranged in Lists - In a method for displaying information arranged in lists, a portion of a list is displayed in a display area, which includes a plurality of list entries, multiple elements being associated at least in part with the list entries, the displayed portion of the list being modifiable by a scrolling action such that previous and subsequent list entries are displayable in succession, and, when a list entry is selected, this list entry is displayed together with at least a portion of the elements that are associated with the list entry. If a selected list entry is displayed together with at least a portion of the elements associated with the selected list entry and the scrolling action is performed, first previous or subsequent elements are displayed in succession and thereupon list entries preceding or following the selected list entry are displayed. A device is configured for implementing the method.03-22-2012
20110083098User Interface For Backup Management - Systems and methods for providing a user interface including earlier versions of data. In one implementation, computer program product is provided. The computer program product generates a user interface. The user interface includes a view display area for presenting a current view and a history view display area for presenting a history view associated with the current view. The history view includes one or more first visual representations of corresponding earlier versions of the current view. The user interface also includes an input control for initiating a restoration of the current view according to at least a portion of an earlier version of the one or more earlier versions.04-07-2011
20120079420ELECTRONIC DEVICE SYSTEM WITH PROCESS CONTINUATION MECHANISM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF - A method of operation of an electronic device system includes: detecting a drag performed on a touch screen, the drag having a starting point and an ending point; detecting a stretchable cursor extendable based on the drag, the stretchable cursor having a cursor length, a cursor direction, a starting portion, and an ending portion at the ending point and larger than the starting portion at the starting point; displaying the stretchable cursor on the touch screen; and performing a process routine based on the cursor length and the cursor direction, the process routine continued after the stretchable cursor is pasted with the drag performed on the touch screen.03-29-2012
20120079421ELECTRONIC DEVICE SYSTEM WITH INFORMATION PROCESSING MECHANISM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF - A method of operation of an electronic device system includes: detecting a drag performed on a touch screen, the drag having a first direction from a starting point and an ending point; detecting a stretchable cursor extendable based on the drag, the stretchable cursor having a cursor length, a cursor direction, a starting portion, and an ending portion at the ending point and larger than the starting portion at the starting point; displaying the stretchable cursor on the touch screen, the stretchable cursor stretched across a centerline on the touch screen; detecting whether a second direction of the drag is opposite the first direction; and moving a starting position of the stretchable cursor toward the centerline and away from the starting point when the second direction is opposite the first direction.03-29-2012
20100095239Scrollable Preview of Content - Some embodiments provide a method for displaying content. The method provides a first display area for displaying content and receiving modifications to the content. The method provides a second display area for displaying a preview of the content. In some embodiments, a modification to the content automatically causes a corresponding modification to the preview. In some embodiments, the size of the content is larger than the size of the first display area and the first display area only displays a portion of the content. In some such embodiments, the second display area displays the entirety of the preview of the entire content at once. Some embodiments also provide a window in the second display area that indicates in the preview the portion of the content concurrently displayed in the first display area.04-15-2010
20100095240Card Metaphor For Activities In A Computing Device - In various embodiments, a card metaphor is established, in which each activity can be represented within an area of the screen referred to as a card. In various embodiments, any of several display modes are available for viewing, interacting with, manipulating, initiating, and dismissing cards. A persistent positional relationship can be established among cards, represented by a one-dimensional sequence. Newly opened cards are generally placed at the end of the sequence, although a new card that bears a relationship to an already open card may, in some embodiments, be placed adjacent to the already open card. In various embodiments, cards may be grouped, with such groups being represented as stacks of cards or by other visually distinctive means.04-15-2010
20110099510SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCROLLING AMONG CATEGORIES IN A LIST OF DOCUMENTS - A system and method is provided to assist a user in selecting, identifying, and handling email messages. A selection color module may provide for the display of color coding and selection highlighting. The selection color module may provide a secondary highlighting color to indicate messages related to a selected message. A category navigation module may provide one or more of the following: an indicator that provides the user with a number of items that are off the screen for a particular category, a command that causes the first entry for a category to be scrolled into view, a label to indicate the number of items in a particular category matching a particular criteria, and/or a control for scrolling between next or previous categories.04-28-2011
20110099509Scroll Display Program, Device, and Method, and Electronic Device Provided with Scroll Display Device - A storage unit is configured to store a document to be displayed in a predetermined display area on a display. An instruction acknowledging unit is configured to receive a scroll instruction signal for scrolling the document displayed in the display area. A range identifying unit is configured to identify a previously displayed block displayed in the display area before the scrolling operation and a subsequently displayed block displayed in the display area as updated by the scrolling operation. A delay control unit is configured to cause the previously displayed block to be scrolled in the display area by the predetermined amount of movement and displayed accordingly, and causing the subsequently displayed block to be scrolled and displayed accordingly with a delay from the previously displayed block.04-28-2011
20090132956TREE WIDGET DATA POPULATION - A method and computer program product for automatically populating data in a tree widget on a Web page are provided. The method includes rendering a tree structure of tree nodes populated with data in a viewable area of a Web page, creating placeholder nodes without data in the tree structure, and placing the placeholder nodes in a hidden area of the Web page. The method also includes monitoring for a scrolling request to shift the tree structure in the viewable area of the Web page, and initiating an asynchronous request for data to populate a subset of the placeholder nodes in response to the scrolling request. The method further includes receiving the data to populate the subset of placeholder nodes, populating the subset of placeholder nodes with the received data, and shifting the subset of placeholder nodes with the received data to the viewable area of the Web page.05-21-2009
20090106687DYNAMICALLY UPDATED VIRTUAL LIST VIEW - A virtual list view in a web application is dynamically updated such that a user can seamlessly access and manage the presented data despite the inherent latency involved with the web. Data associated with the virtual list view is downloaded in chunks and the view updated as the user scrolls. By coupling the user's scrolling and particular chunks of data to be downloaded system resources are utilized in an efficient manner. Additional user interface controls for the user interface are employed for rapid and efficient access to portions of data minimizing delay and system resource occupation.04-23-2009
20120131496Grouping and Browsing Open Windows - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for managing open windows in a desktop GUI are disclosed. In various implementations, open windows displayed within a 2D desktop plane can be organized into one or more 3D browsable stacks in a 3D desktop space, where each stack includes open windows associated with a common value for a grouping property. A graphical representation indicating the respective value of the grouping property associated with each 3D browsable stack can be displayed in proximity to the 3D browsable stack. As the user browses through the open windows in the browsable stack, one window is displayed in a frontal view at a time while the other windows are displayed in a side view. When the user selects an open window from the stack, the 3D desktop can be restored to the 2D desktop showing the selected window as the current active window of the 2D desktop.05-24-2012
20120137248METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR AUTOMATICALLY SCROLLING ITEMS IN A SELECTION CONTROL - Methods and systems are described for automatically scrolling items in a selection control. A first portion of a plurality of items is presented in a selection control in a user interface via an output device. A second portion, of the plurality, is automatically presented subsequent to the presenting of the first portion. The second portion includes an item not included in the first portion. First selection information is received in response to a user input. The first selection information identifies a first selected item included in at least one of the first portion and the second portion. The first selected item is identified to a first operation handler configured to perform an operation based on the first selected item.05-31-2012
20110185309GESTURE-BASED USER INTERFACE - The invention includes methods, systems, computer program products and means for providing an intuitive user interface for interacting with a game console that obviates the need for, or use of, a typical game controller. In one embodiment, the user interface comprises an analog-like mechanism for manipulating a menu and icon system. The menu system allows the user to highlight a menu option or icon using movement along one axis and to activate the menu option or icon via movement on a different axis. In one embodiment, highlighting is associated with a vertical motion and activation is associated with a horizontal motion. The vertical motion can be tied to the vertical movement of a particular appendage, e.g., the up and down movement of the user's right arm, and the horizontal motion can be tied to the horizontal movement of that or another appendage, e.g., movement of the right arm or hand across the body from right to left.07-28-2011
20110185308PORTABLE COMPUTER DEVICE - In one embodiment, a portable computer device is equipped with a display for displaying information, a sensor for detecting a touch to the display, and a control unit. The control unit displays a first image data and a second imaged data which is an enlarged image data of the first image data, scrolls the enlarged image data when a tracing operation is detected by the sensor and a scroll mode is set, and selects at least one object contained in the enlarged image when the tracing operation is detected by the sensor and a selection mode is set.07-28-2011
20100175021Overflow Viewing Window - A mechanism for viewing a portion of a document that overflows a display portion area of an interface is provided. The document is opened using an application. The document is displayed in a display portion of the interface associated with the application. Portions of the document displayed in the display portion of the interface overflow the width of the display area and are obscured thereby forming obscured portions of the document. A determination is made as to whether a section of the document displayed in the display portion of the interface overflow is selected by a user thereby forming a selected section. Responsive to the selected section being one obscured portion of the obscured portions of the document, a separate display window is opened in which the selected section is displayed in its entirety without changing any viewing parameters associated with the interface.07-08-2010
20100175022USER INTERFACE - In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a communication interface for receiving content from a content source, a display interface for coupling to a display, a processor for manipulating the content in a form so that it can be transmitted over the display interface and presented on the display, a memory coupled to the processor for storing instructions to implement a user interface, the user interface being operable for navigating the content, and a user input section for receiving input from a user. The processor is operable to present the user interface on the display and dynamically change the user interface as at least one of an amount of content changes or the frequency of selecting content by the user changes.07-08-2010
20120216143USER INTERFACE FOR INITIATING ACTIVITIES IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In one embodiment, a user interface is presented for initiating activities in an electronic device. The user interface includes an element referred to as a “launch wave”, which can be activated at substantially any time, even if the user is engaged with an activity, without requiring the user to first return to a home screen. In various embodiments, the user can activate the launch wave by performing a gesture, or by pressing a physical button, or by tapping at a particular location on a touchscreen, or by activating a keyboard command. In one embodiment, activation of the launch wave and selection of an item from the launch wave can be performed in one continuous operation on a touch-sensitive screen, so as to improve the expediency and convenience of launching applications and other items.08-23-2012
20120174026MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are discussed, which facilitates a terminal to be used in further consideration of user's convenience. The method includes determining a first order and a second order for a plurality of home screens, if a first touch action is detected on a touchscreen, sequentially displaying a plurality of home screens on the touchscreen in the first order, and if a second touch action is detected on the touchscreen, sequentially displaying a plurality of home screens on the touchscreen in the second order. Accordingly, a terminal user is able to arrange a desired object on a desired one of a plurality of home screens more conveniently to suit terminal user's taste.07-05-2012
20100050113METHOD FOR VISUALIZING A CHANGE CAUSED BY SCROLLING IN A SCROLLING DIRECTION OF A SECTION OF A TEXT AND/OR GRAPHIC DISPLAYED ON AN OPTICAL DISPLAY MEANS - The invention relates to a method for visualizing a change caused by scrolling in a scrolling direction of a section of a text and/or graphic displayed on an optical display means. A visible marking is thereby displayed at a first position within the displayed section. A visible marking is displayed at a second position within a section displayed during the scrolling prior to or as soon as the first position is no longer within the section displayed during the scrolling in response to the scrolling. In particular with small screens, which are increasingly used for displaying information, which can be visually captured, for example in personal digital assistants, which are referred to as PDAs, or in mobile cellular telephones, the method makes it possible to increase the capability of capturing the displayed information and to thus increase the field of application of these devices.02-25-2010
20100011317MOBILE TERMINAL AND MESSAGE INBOX SEARCHING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to establish an Instant Messaging (IM) service with at least one other terminal, an input unit configured to receive a designation signal corresponding to a designation of a portion of information included in chat content input during the IM session, a memory configured to store the designated portion of information, a controller configured to receive an input search signal requesting a message inbox including at least one previous IM session conducted on the mobile terminal be searched for the designated portion of information, and to search the message inbox to determine if the at least one previous IM session includes the designated portion of information upon receiving the input search signal, and a display configured to display a part of chat contents of the at least one IM session that includes the designated portion of information when the searching step determines the at least one previous IM session includes the designated portion of information.01-14-2010
20100011316System for intelligent automated layout and management of interactive windows - The present invention relates to the automated layout and scrolling of windows.01-14-2010
20090319941Searching method and apparatus - A method of searching for a data item in a stored chronological sequence of communication events relating to a user of a user terminal is provided. The method comprises: querying a communication event database comprising individually accessible records of each of the communication events, each record being associated with an event time at which the communication event occurred, wherein the step of querying locates a target event comprising the data item and having an event time earlier than a predetermined first time instance; loading the target event into a storage means; displaying the contents of the target event to the user in a user interface; and loading communication events occurring in a time period between the event time and the first time instance of the target event into the storage means and updating the display to include the contents of the communication events occurring in the time period.12-24-2009
20120221969SCROLLABLE LIST NAVIGATION USING PERSISTENT HEADINGS - The present application discloses a scrollable list that uses headings for easy navigation in the list. In one embodiment, at least one heading is persistently visible on the user interface so that if a user clicks on the persistent heading, a separate window displaying headings is automatically opened. The user can then click on any of the headings to jump in the list to that heading. In another aspect, if the list is below a predetermined number of entries, the headings are automatically eliminated altogether to facilitate visibility of the list.08-30-2012
20120260211METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING A USER INTERFACE IN ASSOCIATION WITH A RECOMMENDER SERVICE - A method for providing a user interface in connection with a recommendation service may include causing communication of a request for content where the request includes context information and preference information associated with a user of a device causing communication of the request, receiving a response to the request in response to the request being serviceable where the response includes a series of recommendations serialized in protocol-specific data structure, and causing rendering of content associated with the recommendations as graphical tiles according to the protocol-specific data structure such that a plurality of recommendations associated with a same primary context are associated with each other in a common channel. An apparatus and computer program product corresponding to the method are also provided.10-11-2012
20120260212VERTICAL CLICK AND DRAG TO DRILL DOWN INTO METADATA ON USER INTERFACE FOR AUDIO VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE SUCH AS TV - An initial vertical drag command input to a GUI of a display having a grid of content information panels causes metadata related to one of the content information panels to be displayed, typically overlaid on an information panel adjacent the selected panel. A subsequent vertical drag command causes enhanced metadata to be displayed in a larger window.10-11-2012
20120266104Method and Apparatus of Scrolling a Document Displayed in a Browser Window - Methods and systems for performing a scroll operation are disclosed. A method may include displaying a first page of a portable document format (pdf) document on a browser window, associating respective thumbnails with each of the pages in the pdf document, and displaying two or more of the respective thumbnails overlaid on the first page. The method may also include receiving an indication to scroll the pdf document in a first direction, scrolling the pages of the pdf document at a first rate in the first direction, and scrolling the respective thumbnails of each of the pages at a second rate, different than the first rate, in the first direction. The varying scroll rate of the document and its corresponding thumbnails provides the user with different viewing options to view the document when performing a scrolling operation.10-18-2012
20120240079INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, TERMINAL APPARATUS, CONTENT OF INTEREST DETERMINATION METHOD, CONTENT OF INTEREST DETERMINATION PROGRAM, TERMINAL PROGRAM , RECORDING MEDIUM ON WHICH PROGRAM IS RECORDED, AND INFORMATION PROVISION SYSTEM - Content is displayed in an active display region of a terminal apparatus, and information relating to the display of said content when the content scrolls in accordance with a scrolling operation performed by a user and content identifying information for identifying the content are obtained from the terminal apparatus and it is determined whether or not the user of the terminal apparatus is interested in the content identified by the content identifying information that is extracted in accordance with the information relating to the display of the content.09-20-2012
20110035700Multi-Operation User Interface Tool - Some embodiments provide a method for performing operations in a user interface of an application. The method activates a cursor to operate as a multi-operation user-interface (UI) tool. The method performs a first operation with the multi-operation UI tool in response to cursor controller input in a first direction. The method performs a second operation with the multi-operation UI tool in response to cursor controller input in a second direction. At least one of the first and second operations is a non-directional operation.02-10-2011
20110047503FILE CONTENT NAVIGATION USING BINARY SEARCH - Scrolling through a large file using a small scroll handle can be challenging for users. Using the small scroll handle to navigate through the large file rarely produces accurate results. Functionality can be implemented to navigate through file content without the user having to locate, click on, and drag the scroll handle. Content navigation can be achieved by employing knowledge of a current focus in the file and performing scroll jumps in accordance with binary search techniques. Navigation scope for the file can be refined at each iteration, based on a user indicating whether to move up or down in the file after each intermediate position. Such a technique for content navigation can help users locate content in a file with greater speed and accuracy.02-24-2011
20120272181METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTUITIVE WRAPPING OF LISTS IN A USER INTERFACE - The methods and devices of the various aspects provide a visual indication in a graphical user interface that a document boundary is or will soon be reached, and a mechanism for wrapping the list on the display so that it appears to snap to the other end of the list (i.e., from beginning to end if scrolling up, or end to beginning if scrolling down) when sufficient user input is applied. The displayed snap to the end or beginning of the list may also be implemented in response to a momentum list scroll initiated by a flick gesture when the momentum scroll would otherwise scroll the list a threshold distance beyond a list boundary.10-25-2012
20120272180METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CONTENT FLIPPING BASED ON A SCROLLING OPERATION - A method for providing content flipping based on a scroll operation may include causing display of a first side of a content tile on a display view of an electronic device where the content tile includes at least the first side including first content and a second side including second content, enabling performance of a scrolling operation with respect to contents of the display view, and causing the content tile to flip from displaying the first side to displaying the second side based on the scrolling operation. An apparatus and computer program product corresponding to the method are also provided.10-25-2012
20110239155Gestures for Controlling, Manipulating, and Editing of Media Files Using Touch Sensitive Devices - Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, and software for implementing gestures with touch sensitive devices (such as a touch sensitive display) for managing and editing media files on a computing device or system. Specifically, gestural inputs of a human hand over a touch/proximity sensitive device can be used to control, edit, and manipulate files, such as media files including without limitation graphical files, photo files and video files.09-29-2011
20110239154SCROLLING BEHAVIOR-INFLUENCED ALGORITHM SELECTION TO FACILITATE ADAPTIVE SCROLLING - Methods, apparatuses, and articles for receiving one or more input factors associated with scrolling behavior of a user are described herein. Based on the received one or more input factors, at least one of (1) a tunable scrolling algorithm and (2) one or more non-linear scrolling algorithms of a plurality of non-linear scrolling algorithms may be selected for use in evaluating the scrolling behavior of the user.09-29-2011
20120278754Elastic Over-Scroll - Embodiments provide exemplary methods and systems for implementing an elastic over-scroll. An exemplary method includes displaying, on a display device, a list of items including a first item located at a first position and a second item located at a second position. The exemplary method also includes identifying an end of the list at the first position, and detecting an object associated with a movement in a first direction toward the first item. The method further includes increasing a distance between the first item and the second item while maintaining the display of the first item at the first position, based on the detecting.11-01-2012
20120278755ELASTIC OVER-SCROLL - Embodiments provide exemplary methods and systems for implementing an elastic over-scroll. An exemplary method includes displaying, on a display device, a list of items including a first item located at a first position and a second item located at a second position. The exemplary method also includes identifying an end of the list at the first position, and detecting an object associated with a movement in a first direction toward the first item. The method further includes increasing a distance between the first item and the second item while maintaining the display of the first item at the first position, based on the detecting.11-01-2012
20120089942METHOD AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE FOR PRESENTING TEXT - A method and portable electronic device for presenting text portable is provided. In accordance with one example embodiment, there is provided a method to enlarge text on a portable electronic device comprising: determining a location of an onscreen position indicator in text displayed on a display screen of the portable electronic device; and displaying a selected portion of the text in an area in relation to the location of the onscreen position indicator in enlarged text.04-12-2012
20120096393METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING TOUCH SCREEN IN MOBILE TERMINAL RESPONSIVE TO MULTI-TOUCH INPUTS - A mobile terminal and method for controlling a touch screen thereof are provided, wherein multi-point touch inputs such as a multi-point sweep input and/or a multi-point double tap input are sensed by a controller, and in response to a multi-point sweep, a display screen can be scrolled at a faster rate relative to a scroll in response to sensing a single point sweep, thus enabling a user to rapidly scroll to desired portions of an information screen using e.g., a two finger sweep, and to scroll slower using a single finger sweep at the same sweep rate and during a photo album application, scrolling to other photos in response to a multi-touch input is possible while in a zoomed-in state, while panning is carried out responsive to a single point touch input.04-19-2012
20120331417TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING DATA THEREOF - A method for displaying tag information in a region that matches with the data displayed in another region on the screen includes displaying at least one tag information item in a list navigation region and a data item in a data display region on a screen in a data display mode; checking, when a selection event is detected in the data display region, the displayed data item; and picking the tag information item mapped to the data item in the list navigation region. The data display method of the present invention facilitates displaying the tag information in match with the data, the tag information and the data being displayed in a list navigation region and a data display region respectively.12-27-2012
20120331418PRESENTING FAVORITE CONTACTS INFORMATION TO A USER OF A COMPUTING DEVICE - Systems and methods to present information to a user regarding favorite contacts of the user. In one embodiment, a method includes: storing a plurality of person profiles for persons referenced in communications received by a user of a computing device; selecting, using at least one processor, a set of contacts from the plurality of person profiles based on a relevancy ranking, wherein the set of contacts is selected for display to the user on the computing device; and organizing, using the at least one processor, the set of contacts into at least two time groups, each time group associated with a different time period, wherein contacts will be displayed to the user within each time group based on a relevancy ranking for each contact within the time group.12-27-2012
20120102430INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus comprising display unit configured to display a window, accepting unit configured to accept a resize instruction of the displayed window together with a scroll instruction indicating whether or not to scroll display contents within the window, and control unit configured to control a size of the window and a scrolling of the display contents within the window based on contents of the resize instruction and the scroll instruction, wherein when the scroll instruction indicates that the display contents are to be scrolled, the control unit changes the window to a size indicated by the resize instruction, and scrolls the display contents according to a change amount of the window, and when the scroll instruction indicates that the display contents are not to be scrolled, the control unit changes the window to a size indicated by the resize instruction, and suppresses a scrolling of the display contents.04-26-2012
20130014050AUTOMATICALLY HIDING CONTROLS - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for automatically hiding controls. In one aspect, a method includes displaying at least a portion of a content region of a user interface and at least a portion of a control region of the user interface, wherein the control region is peripheral to the content region; and determining that the portion of the control region of the user interface has been displayed for a predetermined period of time, then automatically removing the portion of the control region from display.01-10-2013
20130024808Methods, Apparatus, Computer-Readable Storage Mediums and Computer Programs - A method including controlling display of a graphical user interface, the graphical user interface including a portion configured to present content associated with a program; controlling display of a plurality of functions in response to a user input, the plurality of functions being associated with the program and being displayed in the graphical user interface with the portion; and determining if the user input selects a function of the plurality of functions for execution.01-24-2013
20130174085INTERACTIVE ONLINE SHOWING - A system for visually presenting various views of an object. The system comprising a computer display in which is presented a plan view window including a plurality of locator icons thereupon, an image window and a movable cursor adapted to select a specific locator and to cause a view of the object as seen from that locator icon position to appear in the image window.07-04-2013
20080235616Method of Scrolling Through a Document - The invention relates to a data processing system enabling a user to view or edit a document. When the user scrolls the document over a relatively large distance within a short time period, the system automatically adjusts the zoom factor so as to provide the user with a better overview during scrolling. When the user has finished scrolling, the zoom factor may be reinstated to its initial value.09-25-2008
20080229235VARIABLE-SPEED BROWSING METHOD FOR DIGITAL IMAGES - Method for browsing within a set of images (09-18-2008
20110265029Method for Providing User Interface in Electric Device and Device thereof - The present invention discloses a method of providing a user interface in an electronic device and a device thereof. According to embodiments of the present invention, the method of providing a user interface by an electronic device having a display unit comprises: dividing an entire screen or a part of the display unit into a plurality of domains, the display unit currently displaying visual information; recognizing from the plurality of domains a selection domain corresponding to an input signal; and recognizing control information corresponding to the selection domain and processing the control information. According to the present invention, the method and device for providing a user interface in an electronic device can input selection information by selecting a domain on a screen, which is sectioned in a predetermined manner10-27-2011
20080222558Apparatus and method of providing items based on scrolling - Disclosed is an apparatus and method of providing items based on scrolling.09-11-2008
20080222557Method of displaying windows and display apparatus thereof - A method of displaying windows is disclosed. The method includes, when a first and second windows are displayed on a display screen of a display at the same time and display of the second window is changed with being interlocked with the first window by operating the first window, the steps of: forming a first data table in which input and output data forms are defined with respect to the first window; forming a second data table in which data forms transmitted from the first window to the second window are defined; receiving input to the first window from a user; performing processing of the first window according to the content of the received input; transmitting information of the processing in the first window to the second window associated in advance; and performing processing according to the transmitted information in the second window which received the transmission.09-11-2008
20130179829METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING AND SCROLLING ITEMS - A method and apparatus for facilitating scrolling of items on a display screen of an electronic device are provided. A first number of scrollable items representing a portion of a set of displayable items are displayed on the display screen. An input command for performing an “easy scroll function” is then detected. In response to the detected input command, the display screen is divided into a predetermined number of divided display screens, each independently scrollable and each displaying a respective number of items of the set of items, according to a display setting therefor. Each divided display screen may display a different number of items and may be scrollable at a different rate.07-11-2013
20130179830GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus includes a display unit; an image processor which generates a user interface (UI) screen and displays the UI screen on the display unit; and a controller which controls the image processor to display on the display unit the UI screen comprising an object of a first group of objects, to reduce the size of the UI screen displayed on the display unit in response to a first, and to display the UI screen comprising an object of a second group in response to a command to scroll the UI screen.07-11-2013
20130097555DYNAMIC CONTENT PREVIEW CYCLING MODEL FOR ANSWERS WITH TRANSITIONS - Architecture that includes a rendering framework for rendering structured content in structured parts and a set of transitions/interactions which when combined enable a generic item of a list of items to transition item elements to different content views (states) without or without user interaction. The space consumed by the different element content views is pre-computed such that an item in the list is not pushed from view when an element is in a larger version, or a new item added to the list when element content is transitioned back to the smaller content version. All items remain in view independent of whether a single item has an element that is in a different view state. A results model automatically cycles through a preview of the content states of the result entries in the absence of any user interaction, and based on settings configured by the user.04-18-2013
20130104074ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING DISPLAY, AND PROGRAM - An electronic device includes a display section that displays an object; a touch panel that detects a touch input manipulation; a touch determination section that determines a type and a direction of the touch input manipulation performed on the object; and a scroll control unit that performs a first inertial scroll of the object in a direction of flicking manipulation when the touch determination section determines that that flicking manipulation is performed on the object without performing slide manipulation on the object, and a second inertial scroll of the object that is longer in scroll distance and faster in scroll speed than the first inertial scroll when the touch determination section determines that slide manipulation is performed on the object and then the flicking manipulation is performed on the object in a direction opposite to the direction of the slide manipulation.04-25-2013
20130132890FILE MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A file management apparatus includes the following elements: a representative image storage device storing representative image data of each of a plurality of content files in association with a creation time of the content file; a rendering unit rendering the representative image data at a position corresponding to the creation time with a calendar continuous over days, months, and years serving as a background; a display state maintaining unit maintaining, as a display state, a time-axis range of the calendar being displayed and a position thereof; an operation receiving unit receiving a change operation to change the display state, the change operation commonly being a scrolling operation in a time-series direction in any time-axis range; and a controller controlling, in response to the change operation, the rendering means to render the representative image data on the calendar on the basis of the display state.05-23-2013
20130132888USER INTERFACE FOR A TOUCH ENABLED DEVICE - A graphical user interface displays a first portion of a data file. Further, a switch indicator is displayed. In addition, a first input that has a first proximity within a range of predetermined first proximities with respect to the switch indicator is received at a processor operably connected to the graphical user interface. In addition, a second portion of the data file based on the first input is displayed at the graphical user interface. Further, a second input that has a second proximity within a range of predetermined second proximities with respect to the switch indicator is received at the processor. The range of predetermined second proximities is distinct from the range of first predetermined proximities. In addition, the graphical user interface displays a subset of the second portion of the data file based on the second input.05-23-2013
20130145309METHOD AND APPARATUS OF CONTROLLING DIVISION SCREEN INTERLOCKING DISPLAY USING DYNAMIC TOUCH INTERACTION - A method and apparatus of controlling a division screen interlocking display using dynamic touch interaction are provided. The method includes recognizing a screen scroll input of a first pattern input through a touch screen, moving contents for each screen section in a scroll direction when the screen scroll input of the first pattern is recognized, and controlling corresponding contents deviated from a corresponding screen section by scrolling to be automatically converted according to a display format of a screen section in which corresponding contents are moved and output to the screen section while moving the deviated contents to an adjacent screen section of the screen in the scroll direction.06-06-2013
20130145310Portable Electronic Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Displaying Electronic Lists and Documents - In a computer-implemented method, a portion of an electronic document is displayed on the touch screen display. The displayed portion of the electronic document has a vertical position in the electronic document. An object is detected on or near the displayed portion of the electronic document. In response to detecting the object on or near the displayed portion of the electronic document, a vertical bar is displayed on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document. The vertical bar has a vertical position on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document that corresponds to the vertical position in the electronic document of the displayed portion of the electronic document. After a predetermined condition is met, display of the vertical bar is ceased. The vertical bar is displayed for a predetermined time period when the portion of the electronic document is initially displayed.06-06-2013
20110219330NAVIGATION DEVICE AND MAP SCROLL PROCESSING METHOD - A navigation device that obtains the current position based on information from a satellite, and guides a travel path from the current position to the destination on a map image includes: a display unit that displays the map image; a touch sensor unit that is arranged on the front surface of the display unit; an icon generation unit that generates a smooth scroll operation icon which is available for continuous performs smooth scroll processing for the map image and displays the smooth scroll operation icon on the map image; and a scroll control unit that executes the smooth scroll processing when the touch sensor unit detects that the smooth scroll operation icon is touched to be operated, and executes a predetermined scroll processing when the touch sensor unit detects that a region other than the smooth scroll operation icon is touched to be operated on the screen of the display unit.09-08-2011
20130152013Portable Electronic Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Displaying Electronic Lists and Documents - In a computer-implemented method, a portion of an electronic document is displayed on the touch screen display. The displayed portion of the electronic document has a vertical position in the electronic document. An object is detected on or near the displayed portion of the electronic document. In response to detecting the object on or near the displayed portion of the electronic document, a vertical bar is displayed on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document. The vertical bar has a vertical position on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document that corresponds to the vertical position in the electronic document of the displayed portion of the electronic document. After a predetermined condition is met, display of the vertical bar is ceased. The vertical bar is displayed for a predetermined time period when the portion of the electronic document is initially displayed.06-13-2013
20130152012SCROLLING WEB PAGES USING DIRECT INTERACTION - Scrolling or dragging information on a display includes various elements. A panning tool is provided that may scroll information, such as a web page, on a display in tandem with movement of a cursor. If interactive elements are present on the page or document, an interactive element may be activated as desired. Scrolling may be accomplished with the panning tool either on non-interactive elements or interactive elements that are not required to be activated. Furthermore, inertia of movement of the information on a display is optimized and autoscrolling is provided in which a page or document may be scrolled without dragging.06-13-2013
20130152011SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NAVIGATING IN AN ELECTRONIC PUBLICATION - A system and method for navigating electronic using controls on a touch screen of a reading device. The controls allow the user to quickly skim, scan, and scroll through all the sections of the publication with short slides of a thumb or finger. The controls preferably take the form of a strip displayed along an edge, e.g., the bottom, of the touch screen device used for reading the publication. A second control can be formed along another edge of the touch screen, e.g., right or left edge, to enable the user to rapidly skim through all of the articles contained in a selected section.06-13-2013
20120284664CACHING INTERMEDIATE DATA FOR SCROLL VIEW RENDERING - Data to be rendered for a scrolling display is processed into an intermediate format. The intermediate format includes data that maps directly to the rendered, displayed format with little computation, yet is smaller in size than the rendered data. This intermediate format is cached, and is rendered on demand during scrolling. During idle times of the display, original data, likely to be accessed in response to scrolling the display, can be prefetched and transformed to the intermediate format.11-08-2012
20120284663MULTI-THREADED CONDITIONAL PROCESSING OF USER INTERACTIONS - Embodiments isolate gesture processing for improved user interactivity with content. A first thread detects user interaction with a document via a touch sensor associated with a computing device. A latency associated with a second thread is calculated. The calculated latency is compared to a threshold latency. Based on the comparison, the first thread determines whether to transfer processing of the detected user interaction from the first thread to the second thread. The detected user interaction is processed by the first thread or by the second thread based on the determination. In some embodiments, users are provided with smooth interactivity such as panning and scrolling when browsing web content with a browser executing on a mobile computing device.11-08-2012
20130159921DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A display control device includes a first-contents-list displaying unit which displays a first contents list on a display screen, a base-point-content identifying unit which identifies a base-point content on the first contents list, a base-point-content-position obtaining unit which obtains a first base-point-content position on the first contents list, a focus position obtaining unit which obtains a focus position on the first contents list, a positional difference calculating unit which calculates a positional difference between the first base-point-content position and the focus position, and a first scrolling unit which scrolls the first contents list displayed on the display screen so that the positional difference decreases.06-20-2013
20110289449INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a display, detection unit, and control unit. The display unit displays one or more windows. The detection unit detects touch operations made on the display unit. The control unit recognizes a pattern represented by the track of the touch operations detected by the detection unit, and performs display control (for example, maximization, minimization, close, or scroll) on the windows displayed on the display unit according to the pattern.11-24-2011
20130191775ADJUSTABLE USER INTERFACE - Embodiments provide methods, apparatuses, and articles of manufacture for adjusting a user interface of a computing device. In various examples a size of the user interface is adjusted to accommodate application windows.07-25-2013
20130191777PORTABLE TERMINAL AND CONTROL PROGRAM FOR PORTABLE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal 07-25-2013
20130191776METHOD OF ACTIVATING ACTIVATABLE CONTENT ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE DISPLAY - An electronic device comprising an electronic device display; and a scrolling arrangement. The electronic device is configured to activate activatable content on the electronic device display by: i) a user actuating the scrolling arrangement of the electronic device to scroll substantially continuously through content including activatable content displayed on the electronic device display; ii) the user stopping actuating the scrolling arrangement; and iii) without user actuation of the electronic device, the electronic device activating the activatable content if the activatable content stops scrolling between two spaced apart limits of the electronic device display. The activatable content may be displayed in less than a majority of the electronic device display; and the electronic device display may display the activatable content in a majority of the electronic device display area if the activatable content stops scrolling between two spaced apart limits of the electronic device display.07-25-2013
20120023439Chunking Data Records - Methods, program products, and systems of chunking data records are described. In general, in one aspect, a mobile device can provide for display on a display screen a scrollable window. The scrollable window can display first display content (e.g., a first segment of formatted data) stored in a first display buffer. The mobile device can determine that the scrollable window will cross a boundary of the first display buffer. Upon the determining, the mobile device can create second display content (e.g., a second segment of formatted data) in a second display buffer. The second display content can include display content that borders the first display content at the boundary. The mobile device can provide for display the second display content when the scrollable window crosses the boundary.01-26-2012
20120030613Zooming and Panning Widget for Internet Browsers - In one aspect, a widget mechanism for zooming and panning a content item is provided. The widget mechanism includes a first region including a miniaturized and complete version the content item. The widget mechanism further includes a second region including a displayed version of the content item. The displayed version represents a portion of the content item currently displayed on a display. The widget mechanism further includes a third region including a to be displayed version of the content item. The to be displayed version represents a portion of the content item to be displayed on the display upon actuation. The second region is smaller than and within the first region when the content item is zoomed and the second region is coextensive or substantially coextensive with the first region when the content item is fully not zoomed. The third region is adjustable within the first region.02-02-2012
20130198683Timeline Based Content Organization - In one embodiment, a first content section and one or more first content items of the first content section are displayed on an electronic device. In response to a user scrolling in a first direction to a second content section, displaying one or more second content items of the second content section, the one or more second content items replacing the one or more first content items. In response to the user scrolling in a second direction to a third content section, displaying the one or more third content items of the third content section, the one or more third content items replacing the one or more first content items.08-01-2013
20130198682User Intent During Object Scrolling - Particular embodiments arrange a plurality of objects in a hierarchy, the hierarchy having one or more layers and each layer having at least one of the objects; display a portion of a sequence of first objects on a screen of a user device, the sequence of first objects all belong to a first layer in the hierarchy, each first object having as its children one or more second objects belonging to a second layer immediately below the first layer in the hierarchy; in response to a user scrolling through the sequence of first objects, estimate which specific first object in the sequence the user is likely to be viewing at a predetermined time in the future based on an acceleration of the user scrolling through the sequence of first objects; and preload the second objects that are children of the specific first object.08-01-2013
20130198681Transitions Among Hierarchical User Interface Components - In one embodiment, one or more components of a user interface are arranged in a hierarchy of layers. The user interface is presented according to the structure of the hierarchy, with a first component of the user interface presented at a first layer. One or more second component are presented at a second layer, the second components being one or more children of the first component and the second layer being one layer above the first layer. Each child component of a parent component is locked to their respective parent component.08-01-2013
20120066638MULTI-DIMENSIONAL AUTO-SCROLLING - A content presentation system implemented as a web browser, electronic book reader, etc., can initiate multi-dimensional auto-scroll movement in response to a single instance of user input (e.g., a gesture on a touchscreen). Once initiated, such a system can move visual information in more than one dimension, without further user input, to present content to a user. For example, a content presentation system can move visual information from right to left across a display area and, when the right end of the text has been reached, shift the visual information vertically, return to a starting horizontal alignment, and begin the right to left movement again, thereby performing movement that mimics left-to-right, top-to-bottom movement of human eyes, as would occur when reading text in many languages, such as English. A user can engage, accelerate, decelerate, and disengage multi-dimensional auto-scrolling, and set limits on scrolling ranges to focus on important content.03-15-2012
20130205249CONTROLLER AND PROGRAM OF THE CONTROLLER - A controller for obtaining a contents list via a network, in which a contents list of scroll destination is quickly obtained when a scroll instruction is input, is provided. When the scroll instruction in the contents list is input by a user's operation, the controller sets a scroll list obtaining flag into an on state, and preferentially obtains contents information about the scroll destination. When the scroll list obtaining flag is set into the on state, the controller does not transmit a normal contents list obtaining request to a contents list transmitting apparatus. Since the controller transmits the normal contents list obtaining request after average response time passes, the controller can obtain the contents information about scroll destination in the contents list without delay.08-08-2013
20120072863COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEM, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - When a scroll target consisting of an object or a group of objects is scrolled and displayed in a display area representing one part or the whole of a display screen, a uniform-velocity scrolling parameter representing a scroll amount for which the scroll target is scrolled at a uniform velocity is calculated in accordance with a scrolling operation by a user, and a scrolling including at least a uniform-velocity scrolling is executed for the scroll amount determined based on the uniform-velocity scrolling parameter.03-22-2012
20130091459METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCROLLING CONTENT IN PORTABLE DEVICE - A scrolling method receiving input values including pointing locations from a pointing device, giving weight to each of pointing locations of the received input values based on the generated time point of each of the received input values, calculating a result value for scrolling of content being displayed using pointing locations which have been given the weight, and controlling the scroll using the calculated result value.04-11-2013
20130091458ALBUM LIST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD IN MOBILE DEVICE - Disclosed is an album list management system and method in mobile device which automatically classify files input to the terminal into a music file and a video file to effectively manage the files and perform index and reproduction of the files easily are provided. More specifically, files are inputted from an outside source, the input files are classified according to types of the files and stored in a memory, an album list is generated to be displayed for each classified file, and the generated album list is displayed on a display unit.04-11-2013
20130212522Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Adjusting Partially Off-Screen Windows - An electronic device with a display bounded by a plurality of edges: displays a first portion of a first window on the display while not displaying a remaining portion of the first window on the display, wherein: the remaining portion of the first window extends in a virtual sense beyond at least one edge of the display; detects a first input that positions a cursor at a location on the display, the location being: over the displayed first portion of the first window, and within a predefined distance of an edge of the display; in response to detecting the first input that positions the cursor at the location on the display, activates a window adjustment mode; while the window adjustment mode is active, detects a second input; and, in response to detecting the second input, adjusts the first window in accordance with the second input.08-15-2013
20130212523INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD OF INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An information processing apparatus of one aspect of this invention accepts a touch operation for a display area on which a list of thumbnail images corresponding to documents saved in the information processing apparatus are displayed while displaying the thumbnail images. In a case that the accepted touch operation is a flick operation in a lateral direction (first direction), the information processing apparatus changes a thumbnail image displayed in an area for which the flick operation has been made to that of a different page included in a corresponding document. In a case that the accepted touch operation is a flick operation in a longitudinal direction (second direction), the information processing apparatus scrolls a plurality of thumbnail images displayed in the list on the display area in the direction of the flick operation.08-15-2013

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