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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
715800000 Resizing (e.g., scaling) 144
715790000 Overlap control 92
715799000 Moving (e.g., translating) 34
715798000 Combining moving and resizing operation (e.g., moving causes resizing) 11
715789000 Based on usage or user profile (e.g., frequency of use) 5
20100138778METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR AUTOMATICALLY GENERATING CUSTOMIZABLE USER INTERFACES USING PROGRAMMING PATTERNS - Methods, systems and computer readable media for automatically generating customizable user interfaces using programming patterns are disclosed. According to one method, application objects of an application computer program are analyzed to identify programming patterns. Each programming pattern is a relationship among signatures of application methods in one of the application objects. The signatures of the application methods include public interfaces of the application methods. A user interface is automatically generated for the computer program. Automatically generating a user interface includes providing for at least one of a user and a programmer of the computer program to customize mappings between the application objects and user interface elements, where the user interface elements include at least one of user interface widgets and speech grammar rules.06-03-2010
20090177997Populating Dynamic Navigational Content in Disparate Application Environments - Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for providing document-specific widgets in an application program. An application program is launched in a digital device. A document is opened in the application program. Configuration data pertaining to document-specific widgets to be included in the application program user interface is loaded. The document-specific widgets are specific to the opened document. Each document-specific widget defining a document-specific operation to be performed with respect to the document upon activation by a user The document-specific widgets are displayed in the application program user interface and the opened document is displayed to a user of the digital device in accordance with the configuration data.07-09-2009
20090070708Display of Information of Interest - A system (and a method) is disclosed to render information of interest on a computing device. The system is configured to identify a plurality of time periods within in a database and to access a user profile. The user profile includes data on information of interest for a user. The system compares, for each time period, the user profile with that specific time period to determine the information of interest for the user within the specific time period. The system retrieves, in response to the comparison, information from at least one data source corresponding to the determined information of interest for the user within the specific time period. The system renders at a time relative to each time period a home screen on a display of the computing device, the home screen including the determined information of interest for the user within the specific time period.03-12-2009
20130167071INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An embodiment provides an information processing apparatus having software running thereon, the software having a window as a user interface for displaying a plurality of objects on a display apparatus, the information processing apparatus performing: in response to a user selecting a desired region in a display region of the display apparatus, putting a mark on the region and an object which is present in the region; when the object of the marked region is not displayed in the window, displaying the object in the marked region in a periphery of the window as a sub-window; and closing the sub-window in response to the object in the marked region being displayed in the window.06-27-2013
20110161868Management of windowing operating system utilizing monitored user behavior and preferences - An approach is provided that receives a user action directed at a first windowed application that is executing in a windowing operating system. The first windowed application is displayed on a display using a first set of display attributes. In response to receiving the user action, user preferences are retrieved that correspond to the first windowed application. The user preferences reference a second windowed application that runs in the windowed operating system. The second windowed application is displayed on the display using a second set of display attributes. One or more actions corresponding to the second windowed application are identified based on the retrieved user preferences. These identified actions are executed on the second windowed application and result in a change to the second set of display attributes which causes in a change in an appearance of the second windowed application.06-30-2011
20100077344PROVIDING MODAL WINDOW VIEWS FOR WIDGETS ON WEB PAGES - Popup modal windows are provided that allow for expanded views of information corresponding to a widget displayed on a page through an interface. Such a widget can include a grid, long edit box, spreadsheet, or any other such element, such that the widget has a viewable extent larger than can be displayed on a region of the page corresponding to the widget. A user opens a modal window for a widget and resizes and/or move the modal window in order to alter the viewable extent of the widget which is displayed. Edits can be accepted into the widget via the modal window and then be reflected in the view of the widget on the page after the modal window is closed.03-25-2010
20130080969UNIFIED DESKTOP DOCKING FLOW - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents desktops or windows based on the displays that were pre-existing before docking or undocking.03-28-2013
20090119616SYSTEM, COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT AND METHOD OF MANIPULATING WINDOWS ON PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICES THROUGH MOTION - A method by which a user may move windows from one location to another on a screen of a portable computing device is provided. In accordance with the method, when the device is in window manipulation mode, the user needs only tilt the device toward a destination location and the windows are moved toward that location Tilt detectors in the device sense an angle of tilt and provide the tilt angle as feedback to a processor. The processor, under proper software instructions, moves the windows toward the destination location on the screen based on the tilt angle. The greater the tilt angle, the faster the windows are moved toward the destination location.05-07-2009
20090125837TAB CONTROL WITH TYPE AHEAD AND THUMBNAIL IMAGES - Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to tab control presentation and provide a method, system and computer program product for tab control management with type-ahead and thumbnail imagery. In an embodiment of the invention, a tab control navigation method can be provided. The method can include arranging thumbnail images for corresponding tabs in a tab control within a tab navigation view, and, in response to a selection of one of the thumbnail images, activating a corresponding one of the tabs in the tab control. The method further can include receiving text in a type-ahead filter, and filtering the tab navigation view to include only thumbnail images corresponding to tabs associated with the text.05-14-2009
20090125838BANDWIDTH USAGE AND LATENCY REDUCTION OF REMOTE DESKTOP SOFTWARE BASED ON PREFERRED RENDERING OF A USER SELECTED AREA - The present invention discloses a solution for bandwidth usage reduction of remote desktop software based on preferred rendering of a user selected area. The solution can allow a user to select a specified region of a remote desktop to gain precedence over non-selected regions. An area preference engine can be configured to convey user preference, settings, and selection areas. Selected regions can be user configured to render with different settings than non-selected regions such as resolution, color depth, frame rate, update frequency, and the like. Non-selected regions can be configured to receive lower priority updates than selected regions.05-14-2009
20130061169COMPUTER SYSTEM SECURITY DASHBOARD - A computing system security dashboard is provided for presentation on a computer display device, the dashboard including a plurality of security view panes. Each security view pane, when expanded, presents a respective visualization of security conditions of a particular computing system. When the particular security view pane is collapsed it can hide at least a portion of particular visualizations of security conditions presented using the particular security view pane when expanded. The particular security view pane occupies a smaller area of the dashboard when collapsed than when expanded. A particular visual indicator is presented on the particular security view, at least when collapsed, summarizing at least a portion of the particular security conditions identified in the particular visualizations. A user interaction with the particular collapsed security view pane can prompt the particular security view pane to be expanded in area and present the particular visualizations.03-07-2013
20110047505OBJECT BASED ADAPTIVE DOCUMENT RESIZING - What is disclosed is a resizing method that utilizes segmentation information to classify objects found within a document and then selects the most appropriate resizing technique for each identified object. The present method employs readily available document parsers to reliably extract objects. e.g. text, background, images, graphics, etc., which compose the document. Information obtained from a document parser is utilized to identify the document components for classification. The extracted objects are then classified according to their object type. Each of classified objects are then resized using a resizing technique having been pre-selected for the object type based on their respective abilities to resize certain types of document content over other resizing techniques. The present method advantageously extends smart or content-based scaling and is especially useful for N-up or variable-information printing. The present method finds its intended uses in enhancing N-up and handout options currently provided in a variety of print-drivers.02-24-2011
20090013282Single-Axis Window Manager - A system and a method are disclosed for implementing a single-axis window manager on a mobile computing device to view and access multiple applications in a limited display area utilizing limited input capabilities. The mobile computing device initializes a virtual display space having a first dimension with a fixed size. For example, the virtual display space is initialized to have a horizontal dimension equal to the horizontal dimension of the display screen. At least one window is generated having a fixed size in the first dimension but also sizeable in a second direction. For example, the at least one window has a fixed horizontal dimension but is vertically sizeable. The at least one window is then inserted into the virtual display space and displayed on a display device.01-08-2009
20090013281DATA VISUALIZATION TECHNIQUES - Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention provide for representing a plurality of data values of a hierarchical dataset as graphical elements in a configurable data visualization. A first data visualization may be displayed in a data visualization display page, along with a user interface. A selection of a rendered root node and rendered leaf nodes to be displayed in a second data visualization is received from the user interface. Based on the selection of the rendered root node and rendered leaf nodes, a number of depth levels to display is determined. Also, which of the depth levels to display are identified based on the selection of the rendered root node and rendered leaf nodes. The second data visualization is rendered based on the determined number of depth levels and the identified depth levels.01-08-2009
20080295023IMAGE EDITING METHOD, IMAGE EDITING APPARATUS, PROGRAM FOR IMPLEMENTING IMAGE EDITING METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING PROGRAM - To provide an image editing technique that enables a user to perform movement and magnification of an image with a single operation, and to perform trimming while grasping image composition in printing, the image editing method includes a step of instructing to move an arbitrary point of an image displayed in an image display area among image data; a step of calculating an image movement amount and a magnification ratio in response to the instruction to move the arbitrary point; and a step displaying a predetermined area of the image data in the image display area on the basis of the image movement amount and the magnification ratio, which are calculated in the calculating step.11-27-2008
20090106689METHOD OF USING A REAL TIME DESKTOP IMAGE WARPING SYSTEM TO MITIGATE OPTICAL DISTORTION - The present invention relates to a method of using an image warping software algorithm to perform a real time alteration of a display scene running under the Microsoft Windows Operating System to mitigate the inherent distortion of a Stark lens cover. The image warping software algorithm alters the display scene and allows an observer to view the display scene as a single unbroken image when the display scene is distributed across multiple display screens. The purpose of the image warping software algorithm is to significantly reduce the distortion observed at the abutting edges of the joined display screens.04-23-2009
20120159382MANAGING AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT - This document describes techniques and apparatuses for managing an immersive environment. These techniques and/or apparatuses enable a user to select when, where, or under what conditions to present applications in this immersive environment.06-21-2012
20120023442DYNAMIC USER INTERFACE FOR PREVIEWING LIVE CONTENT - A dynamic user interface for previewing live content includes multiple tiles. Information for multiple pieces of live content available from a gallery is obtained, and this information is presented in the multiple tiles of the user interface in accordance with a current user interface layout. In accordance with one aspect, this current user interface layout changes automatically over time as the user interface is displayed. In accordance with another aspect, one or more of the multiple tiles is displayed in the user interface more prominently than the other tiles, and which information is to be displayed in the one or more tiles is based at least in part on a received fee.01-26-2012
20110302526METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONSTRUCTING BUSINESS RULES IN A BUSINESS SOFTWARE SYSTEM USING INTELLIGENT TILES - Methods and systems for constructing rules enable a simultaneous display of multiple windows on a display screen of a computer system. The multiple windows include a first window configured as a library and a second window configured as a canvas. Custom configuration of tiles in the library is enabled, and each tile corresponds to a term. Further, selection of the tiles from the library for placement in the canvas is enabled, and the placement reflects a logical statement, which corresponds to one or more instructions capable of being executed by a computer to perform a business function.12-08-2011
20090177996Method and system for rendering and delivering network content - In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a system and method for translating electronic data available through a computer network and transmitting that translated data to an electronic display device for accurate, non-obfuscated display. The present invention comprises providing a server in communication with a computer network that stores an executable software application therein for translating the electronic data for display. Next, the method comprises receiving a request for data at the server from a display device also in communication with the computer network. The server retrieves requested data from a source in communication with the computer network and translates the data into a format for display on the display device in accordance with the identified display characteristics and such that original content layout and interactive elements are therein preserved, and the server transmits the translated data display to the display device for electronic display.07-09-2009
20090077489Display control apparatus, method and program - A display control apparatus includes video window display means for displaying digital video data, control panel window display means for displaying a control panel window on which the video window display means may be operated, select means for selecting the video window display means, active window display means for displaying an arbitrary application, alignment frame means for aligning the video window display means, and multiwindow display control means for controlling the display positions and sizes of the video window display means and control panel window display means.03-19-2009
20120066640APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING MULTI-MODE WARPING OF GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE OBJECTS - Apparatus provides for providing multi-mode warping of graphical user interface (GUI) objects, such as but not limited to a pointing object (e.g., cursor) and a window. In one example, the apparatus includes logic operative to provide a user interface that allows a user to select different warping modes. In one example, a user may select a pointing object warping mode and/or a window warping mode. In the pointing object warping mode, the apparatus applies a warp operation to one or more pointing objects that uses display content information to determine where to move the pointing object. In the window warping mode, the apparatus applies a warp operation to one or more windows that also uses display content information to determine where to move the window. The destination position of the GUI object is determined based on content identification information associated with display content such as name, serial number or label that identifies the display content.03-15-2012
20100122207BROADCAST DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A broadcast display apparatus for simultaneously displaying a plurality of application windows and a control method thereof are provided. The broadcast display apparatus includes a display unit which simultaneously displays a plurality of application windows on a single screen, and a controller which controls a plurality of identifiers, assigned respectively to each of the plurality of application windows, to be displayed.05-13-2010
20080244443.NET RIBBON MODEL FOR A RIBBON USER INTERFACE - An object model is provided that allows .NET developers to customize the Office Ribbon user interface according to a .NET Ribbon model rather than the Ribbon XML/callback model of Office applications. The .NET Ribbon model implements the IRibbonExtensibility interface and provides properties and events for Ribbon components. At runtime, the .NET Ribbon model generates and provides an Office application or document with the XML needed to render the custom Ribbon user interface. A visual designer tool uses the .NET Ribbon model to provide .NET developers with a component view architecture that allows developers to set component properties and generate events.10-02-2008
20080250344INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - An information processing apparatus displays a window in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional manner on a display screen of a display device. When a starting of an annotation operation on a window displayed in a three-dimensional manner is detected, the window is rotated about a rotational axis intersecting an origin at which the annotation input has started on the window so as to display the window in a two-dimensional manner, and a result of the annotation operation is reflected in the window.10-09-2008
20080235618SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIALOG POSITION MANAGEMENT - A system, method, and computer program for managing objects within an application, comprising receiving information corresponding to a command accessed through a user interface; and in response to the received information, clipping said received information to one or more rail clips wherein said rail clip is positioned along said dialog rail in a computer window environment and appropriate means and computer-readable instructions.09-25-2008
20090265660IMAGE TRANSMISSION DEVICE, DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE TRANSMISSION PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An image transmission device which transmits image data of a display image to be displayed by a display device includes: a selecting unit which selects an object constituting the display image; a data generating unit which generates transmission data to serve as the image data of the display image on the basis of image data of the selected object; and a data transmitting unit which transmits the generated transmission data to the display device.10-22-2009
20090265659MULTI-WINDOW DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING A MULTI-WINDOW DISPLAY - An exemplary multi-window display control system comprises: a read module, a display module, and a display; the method for presenting a multi-window display is also provided, the method comprising: reading the size of a display by a read module; sending the size of the display to a display module; displaying two or more display areas on a display according to a predetermined ratio; and presenting one or more functional units in each of the display area. The multi-window display control system and the method for presenting a multi-window method can provide two or more display areas on an electronic platform simultaneously, as well as provide functional unit windows in the corresponding display areas, which improve the speed and convenience of the operation.10-22-2009
20080282188Shape elasticity in visual layout - Resizing and/or repositioning a target object related by containment to one or more related object laid out on a computer user interface. Original sizes and/or positions of the related objects to the target object resized and/or repositioned are stored. During the resize and/or reposition operation of the target object, an impact on a related object is calculated based upon a change from the stored original sizes and/or positions of the related object.11-13-2008
20080270936Electronic device display adjustment interface - A calculator comprises a display screen configured to display a graphical representation of at least a portion of a dataset and a module configured to display an interface on the display screen to enable a user to perform at least one adjustment function for the displayed graphical representation.10-30-2008
20090031247Active Tiled User Interface - A computer interface can be customized by a user at run time (instead of by a developer or administrator at an earlier time). A rectangular area can be divided into a plurality of sub-areas, and content sources assigned to each sub-area; or two adjacent sub-areas can be coalesced into a single, larger area. Content sources are assigned to each sub-area, and live content from the assigned source is displayed in the sub-area.01-29-2009
20110209086INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD AND OPERATION CONTROL METHOD FOR THE INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a generating unit, a display unit, an input unit, and a processing unit. The generating unit generates a graphical user interface image including an operation area in which display components respectively associated with instructions by a user are arrayed. The display unit displays the graphical user interface image. The input unit inputs operation by the user for designating one of the display components. The processing unit executes processing corresponding to an instruction associated with the display component designated by the operation. The generating unit changes, in a period in which display of an explanation is designated by the user, the graphical user interface image to show the operation area reduced in size by reducing the sizes of the display components and an explanation image showing the explanation without superimposing the operation area and the explanation image on each other.08-25-2011
20090164936INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes: a display control section for displaying a window showing a first icon and a second icon of a predetermined display size on a display screen. The display control section reduces the display size of at least either the first icon or the second icon so as not to overlap with each other if it determines that the icons overlap with each other when it alters a display area of the window being displayed on the display screen.06-25-2009
20090024957Methods, Systems, and Computer-Readable Media for Providing Contact Information At Turf Level - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for providing contact information at turf level. According to embodiments, a method for providing contact information at turf level is provided. According to the method, a selected turf from a plurality of turfs displayed in a spreadsheet-based graphical user interface (GUI) is received. In response to receiving the selected turf, contact information for field supervisors associated with disciplines of the selected turf is displayed.01-22-2009
20090259965METHODS OF INTERFACING WITH MULTI-INPUT DEVICES AND MULTI-INPUT DISPLAY SYSTEMS EMPLOYING INTERFACING TECHNIQUES - Methods and systems for interfacing with multi-input devices employ various techniques for controlling the window framing of images. Such techniques provide control, including moving, sizing, and orientating, of one or more displayed window frames in which one or more images are displayed.10-15-2009
20090100375Content Navigation Method and User Interface - A content navigation method presents on a screen a number of small boxes, each of which may be a smaller version of another web page or of a portion of a long web page. When a user clicks on a small box, the web page or the portion of a web page corresponding to the small box may be dynamically uploaded and displayed. Accordingly, the user can easily jump to the content in which he/she is interested: another web page or a portion of a long web page.04-16-2009
20090100374METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REFERENCED REGION MANIPULATION - A method and computer graphics program executed by one or more processors is described for arranging regions which refer to various parts of a graphical layout such that changes to the original layout result in updates to the said regions. The regions themselves may be arranged by the user in patterns for various purposes, such as condensing graphical content spread over many parts of the original layout into a single output page in order to minimize the consumption of ink and paper when printing.04-16-2009
20100275152ARRANGING GRAPHIC OBJECTS ON A PAGE WITH TEXT - A candidate layout of frames on a page is ascertained, where the frames define respective size dimensions and positions of respective views of the graphic objects (including at least one block of text) on the page. If the target size dimensions are not accommodated by the size dimensions of the frame of the text block presentation, the candidate layout is modified by changing the size dimensions of the frame of the text block presentation to accommodate the target size dimensions and adjusting the size dimensions of the other frames in the candidate layout based on the changed size dimensions of the frame of the text block presentation. Also, different layouts of the frames on a page are determined from a different respective set of aspect ratios and nominal sizes subject to a set of layout constraints.10-28-2010
20090259964METHODS OF INTERFACING WITH MULTI-INPUT DEVICES AND MULTI-INPUT DISPLAY SYSTEMS EMPLOYING INTERFACING TECHNIQUES - Methods and systems for interfacing with multi-input devices employ various techniques for controlling the window framing of images. Such techniques provide control, including moving, sizing, and orientating, of one or more displayed window frames in which one or more images are displayed.10-15-2009
20090183109DEVICE DRIVER AND A METHOD OF CUSTOMIZING LAYOUT OF A USER INTERFACE - A device driver or method that operate a periphery device. A display mode storage unit stores setting items, which are operable by a user using a user interface interfacing the device driver, into functionally mutually-related groups, as plates, the plates indicating display modes of the user interface for each group of the setting items. An alignment sequence setting unit sets an alignment sequence for the plates by allowing the user to set the alignment sequence. An arrangement unit arranges the plates in a plate display area on the user interface depending on the alignment sequence set by the alignment sequence setting. Each of the plates has a width that equals either a whole length or a half length of a width of the plate display area, and the arrangement unit arranges the plates in the plate display area depending on the alignment sequence set by the alignment sequence setting unit.07-16-2009
20080307352Desktop System Object Removal - A graphical user interface includes a first system object, e.g., a window. The first system object is removed from the graphical user interface when the first system object remains inactive for a period of time, and the first system object is substantially overlapped by a second system object e.g., a second window.12-11-2008
20100175023REVEALING OF TRUNCATED CONTENT ON SCROLLABLE GRID - Various embodiments related to the revealing of truncated content on a scrollable grid are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a computing device comprising a display, a processor, and memory comprising instructions executable by the processor to display a cell of a grid of content at a first, smaller size and display in the cell a content item that is truncated based upon the first, smaller size of the cell. The computing device is further configured to receive a request to scroll the grid, and scroll the grid on the display device. During scrolling, the size of the cell is increased to a second, larger size, and a revealing of a truncated portion of the content item is animated.07-08-2010
20090094549Display management in a multi-window display - Devices and methods for controlling displays in a multi-display environment are disclosed. An exemplary method may comprise the following steps. Initially, an exemplary method may continuously track and record currently active display surfaces. Next, the exemplary method may identify the display surface that is determined to have been active immediately prior to the newly invoked display. After updating the specification file for the newly invoked display to include the identity of the display surface just identified, the exemplary method may be completed by displaying the newly invoked display on the same display surface as previously identified. In the event that the newly invoked display is a critical display, both the newly invoked display and the display determined to have been active immediately prior to the invoked display may be assigned an always-on-top status.04-09-2009
20100218137CONTROLLING METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A controlling method for an electronic device having a screen is provided. A first GUI element is displayed on the screen. An operation distance and an operation time between a first object and a second object above the screen corresponding to the first GUI element are detected. Operation functions are selectively performed to the first GUI element by the electronic device according to the operation distance and the operation.08-26-2010
20100058229Compositing Windowing System - A set of buffers is made available on a system-wide basis to provide capabilities for robust presentation of windows. The buffers can include a frame buffer, a system off-screen buffer and a compositing buffer.03-04-2010
20110066971METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING APPLICATION INTERFACE PORTIONS ON PERIPHERAL COMPUTING DEVICES - The methods and devices enable displaying image portions generated on a first computing device on a second computing device. A master helper app on the first device receives user content selections and computes bounding boxes on each. The master helper app may expand the system frame buffer to hold the selected content and cause the windows manager to direct applications to draw contents into the expanded frame buffer. The master helper app may invoke a slave helper app on the second device to receive the frame buffer contents. The slave helper app stores the received display data in a frame buffer so the image is displayed. Resizing, blending and partitioning processing of display content can be accomplished on either the first or second devices or on a third proxy device. Keystrokes on the second device can be translated into commands executed on the first device.03-17-2011
20090187851METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING WINDOW DISPLAY STATUS - The invention discloses a method for adjusting a window display status, which relates to a technology for adjusting the window display status while facilitating an adjustment for the existing window display status. The method includes: receiving an instruction including an adjustment parameter and a window ID; determining an application corresponding to the window ID based on the window ID, wherein the application having a corresponding window once the application is executed; and adjusting a display status item in the application window based on the adjustment parameter. The present invention further discloses an apparatus for implementing the method as described above.07-23-2009
20110119622WINDOW DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING WINDOW DISPLAYS - A plurality of display windows corresponding to a plurality of applications is formed from a plurality of fixed window frames that is displayed with regularity on one display screen of a display unit. A display control unit performs display control by sequentially displaying displays relating to the plurality of applications in a switching manner in the order in which the plurality of applications is selected in a time series in the fixed window display frames that are displayed with regularity on one display screen of the display unit when the plurality of applications is selected in the time series.05-19-2011
20090037841System And Method For Dynamic Space Management Of A Display Space - A method for space management of a workspace provided on a display includes defining a first data structure of full-space rectangles present on the workspace, wherein at least a portion of the full-space rectangles are permitted to overlap. A second data structure of largest empty-space rectangles available on the workspace is also defined to complete the representation of the workspace. The methods include performing an operation on at least one full-space rectangle on the workspace and redefining the first data structure and the second data structure in accordance with the workspace resulting from the operation performed. The operations can include adding a new full-space rectangle, moving an existing full-space rectangle and deleting an existing full full-space rectangle from the workspace. Generally, the workspace is a display device coupled to an electronic device such as a personal computer, personal digital assistant, electronic book viewer and the like.02-05-2009
20090064033DYNAMICALLY CONFIGURABLE PORTLET - An improved solution for portlets is provided. In an embodiment of the invention, a system for automatically configuring a portlet includes: a module for receiving a portlet; a module for searching content of the portlet for a contextual aspect; and a module for automatically applying attribute information to a portlet window object based on a discovered contextual aspect.03-05-2009
20130139102Systems and Methods for Organizing and Displaying Hierarchical Data Structures in Computing Devices - Systems and methods for organizing and displaying data structures in computing devices are provided herein. An exemplary method may include generating a graphical user interface (GUI) that includes at least one parent icon arranged into a primary frame according to a layout, receiving a selection of the at least one parent icon, transforming at least one parent icon into a secondary frame within the GUI and shrinking the at least one parent icon, and populating the primary frame with at least one child icon which is linked to the at least one parent icon, the at least one child icon being larger in size compared to the at least one parent icon.05-30-2013
20130145311METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING A DISPLAY IN A PORTABLE TERMINAL - A method and apparatus configured to control a display in a portable terminal includes sensing that the flexible display is bent, dividing the flexible display into a main screen and a sub screen, and outputting first information through the main screen and outputting second information through the sub screen.06-06-2013
20110119621PROVIDING CONTENTS INFORMATION FOR NETWORK TELEVISION - A contents processing device connectable to a network includes a network interface unit configured to request, via the network, contents information from each of a plurality of contents providers, and to receive, via the network, contents information from each of the plurality of contents providers; a user interface unit configured to receive a user input; and a control unit configured to control, based on the user input, displaying of multiple contents windows, and the received contents information corresponding respectively to the plurality of content providers respectively in the multiple contents windows.05-19-2011
20100211909BEST FIT MAP SEARCHING - A search engine computer system is configured to produce an optimized display of maps especially useful in mobile handheld devices with comparatively small screens. The system factors in scoring functions, visibility, and empirical data on map levels to provide optimal map based results to users. This minimizes or avoids graphical results that overlap each other.08-19-2010
20100037175System and Method for Event Driven Virtual Workspace - A system and method for an event driven virtual workspace are described. According to one example method, a trader can define a plurality of windows to be associated with a virtual workspace. Also, the trader could define one or more triggering events, the combination of which may be used to activate the virtual workspace. In such an embodiment, when the system detects the one or more triggers, the system can attempt to activate the virtual workspace. According to the example method, the trader may place a number of limiting conditions before any states of the currently displayed windows are modified such that the triggered virtual workspace could be displayed. If no limiting conditions are detected, the system can display the triggered virtual workspace.02-11-2010
20090217195Image Data Processing Apparatus, Medium Recording Image Data Set, Medium Recording Image Data Processing Program and Image Data Processing Method - There has been a problem in that original image data should be saved with another name so as not to be altered, resulting in complexity and an increase in a necessary storage region.08-27-2009
20100058230SYSTEM OF AUTOMATIC WINDOW ADJUSTMENT AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention discloses a system of automatic window adjustment and a method thereof in order to resolve the problems concerning blockage of a critical window during the use of window interface. The system of automatic window adjustment is applicable to the electronic devices equipped with a window-based operating system, including a window, a message reception unit, an adjustment determination unit and a calculation unit. The message reception unit is arranged to receive a message issued by the operating system. The adjustment determination unit determines whether the window adjustment is required based on the message and the current status of windows, and generates an adjustment determination result. In case the adjustment determination result indicates the adjustment is required, the calculation unit calculates the dynamic adjustment parameter according to the current status of windows, and performs adjustments of the window based on the dynamic adjustment parameter.03-04-2010
20120304112SYSTEM FOR AND METHOD OF GENERATING AND NAVIGATING WITHIN A WORKSPACE OF A COMPUTER APPLICATION - A computer application and method for generating a workspace and navigating therein are disclosed. Code can be used to generate an application workspace for an associated computer application, wherein the application workspace is comprised of a plurality of screens and each screen has dimensions that are generally coextensive with a viewable area defined by the computer application. Code can be used to logically associate a plurality of sub-application windows for displaying viewable content with respective locations of the application workspace.11-29-2012
20110252363INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - Provided is an information processing apparatus that displays on a screen at least a part of a display region, in which display elements are arranged; terminates the display of the display region when an operation of specifying a first direction with respect to a predetermined region in the screen is received from a user; and shifts into a state, in which the termination of the display of the display region, when an operation of specifying a second direction that is different from the first direction with respect to the predetermined region is received from the user.10-13-2011
20110016422Display Apparatus, Display Method, and Program - There is provided a display apparatus including a display capable of displaying a plurality of windows using a browser, a device such as a touch panel that detects a screen operation on the display performed by a user, a selection unit that selects a first window specified by the user according to a first screen operation detected by the device, and a screen region setting unit that sets the screen region of a second window with respect to the selected first window in an orientation of a browser, according to a second screen operation of the user following the first screen operation, detected by the device, the screen region of the second window corresponding to the second screen operation.01-20-2011
20100064251TOGGLING WINDOW DISPLAY STATE BY SCREEN IN A MULTI-SCREENED DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT - An event to toggle a screen state of a screen of a desktop environment can be detected. The desktop environment can include a set of screens. Screen states of the screens can include a minimized screen state and a restored screen state. The minimized screen state can be a state in which all windows associated with the screen have a minimized window state. The restored screen state can be a state in which at least one window associated with the screen has an open display state. An open display state can include a maximized window display state or an adjusted window display state. The screen state of the screen of the desktop environment can be toggled responsive to the detected event without affecting a screen state of other ones of the set of screens.03-11-2010
20090150823Apparatus and Method for Improved Window Management in a Grid Management System - An apparatus is operative to output display data for displaying a first application window and a second application window, wherein each application window is associated with an active application. The apparatus attaches the first application window with a first grid section using a grid management system, and based on user input associated with the second application window, performs a grid-based operation, such as swapping, splitting, or sharing. A method is also described that includes one or more of a grid-based swapping operation, a grid-based splitting operation, and a gird-based sharing operation.06-11-2009
20110258578Interfacing Between Applications Utilizing a Desktop Module - Interfacing between a plurality of applications includes opening the plurality of applications in a container according to a configuration file. The plurality of applications are associated with a plurality of business units. A processor determines an event subscription associated with each application, and determines whether an event changes context information associated with the event subscription. Each application is updated to indicate updated context information associated with the event subscription if the event changes the context information associated with the event subscription.10-20-2011
20100115460Visual Interface Element Transition Effect - In an electronic interaction space, transitioning between a first and second screen layout includes determining a difference between the first and second screen layouts, wherein the first and second screen layouts include at least one pod each, and rendering the difference as a dynamic and intermediate screen layout that uses a representation of physical motion to present a gradual change.05-06-2010
20110191712PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal includes a display unit that displays an image based in image information; a touch panel overlapped by a display area on which the image is displayed; a move unit that moves a window in response to movement of an object while the object is in contact with any position within an area of the touch panel corresponding to a predetermined area of the window displayed by the display unit; a determining unit that determines whether a part of the window moved by the move unit goes out of the display area; and a display control unit that controls the display unit to change the display of the window to a predetermined size to nondisplay, and displays an image based on indication information representing the window when it is determined that the part of the window moved with the move unit goes out of the display unit.08-04-2011
20100017748DISPLAY CONTAINER CELL MODIFICATION IN A CELL BASED EUI - In a cell based EUI, existing display container cells nested within a “host” display container cell are automatically shifted and/or downsized, if necessary, to increase available space to facilitate the creation of another display container cell nested within the “host” display container cell, in response to a request to perform the creation. Similar shifting and/or downsizing are performed to facilitate expansion of one of the nested display container cells; and shifting and upsizing are performed to facilitate contraction of one of the nested display container cells. In one embodiment, shifting and/or downsizing/upsizing are performed in view re-sizing priorities of the display container cells and attributes of a host display container cell governing placement and/or alignment of immediately nested display container cells. In one embodiment, an efficient extended boundary method is employed.01-21-2010
20090138817EFFICIENT DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Methods and systems for making a more efficient use of a display area for the purpose of displaying items, for example on an Internet store web site. In one embodiment of the invention the items are displayed in rows in a manner which allows for optimization of the number of items per page through the adaptation of the display cell width allocated to each item. In one embodiment of the invention, the readability of the display is enhanced through the use of group separators and/or controlled margins.05-28-2009
20120047459Information processing apparatus - In order to efficiently display a plurality of images on a display screen, the display screen is divided into a number of areas based on the number of images that are designated for display. For example, if four information items are selected and designated for display, the screen is divided into four areas, each area displaying one of the selected information items. Image information is reduced in size for display in each divided area, and sound information can be represented by a corresponding symbol (e.g., a musical note). If five or more information items are selected and designated for display, then the screen is divided into nine areas, and each of the selected images is displayed in one of the divided areas.02-23-2012
20120011468INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A DISPLAY POSITION OF A USER INTERFACE ELEMENT - According to one embodiment, an apparatus which is executable a browser, a player and a first software, the player being plug-in of the browser and configured to play back video content and to output video data to display a video based on the video data in a first sub-window of the browser, the first software being a plug-in of the browser and configured to display a user interface element in a second sub-window of the browser whose layer is higher than a layer of the first sub-window, the apparatus includes a determination module configured to determine whether a third sub-window different from the first sub-window and the second sub-window is displayed in a first area, and a display module configured to display the second sub-window in the first area when it is determined that the third sub-window is not displayed in the first area.01-12-2012
20120011467Window Opening and Arranging Method - A window opening and arranging method adapted in a computer system is provided. The method comprises the steps as follow. A window on a screen of the computer system is provided. A continuous touch signal passing two sides of the window inputted from a command input module is detected. A relative position of the continuous touch signal with respect to the window is computed. A window allocation data is determined according to the relative position of the continuous touch signal. The window is split into a first window and a second window according to the window allocation data.01-12-2012
20120011469METHOD FOR PRESENTING MAN MACHINE INTERFACE AND HANDHELD DEVICE AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM USING THE METHOD - A method for presenting man machine interface (MMI), a handheld device and a computer program product using the same method are proposed. The proposed method is adapted for the portable device, and includes following procedures. Firstly, a first column is displayed, where the first column includes a plurality of application categories having a common application attribute. Then, a change of an orientation of the portable device is detected. Moreover, it is changed from displaying of the first column to displaying of a plurality of second columns according to the change, where each one of the second columns includes at least one of the application categories.01-12-2012
20120017170TAKING SCREENSHOTS OF A FAILED APPLICATION - An approach for taking screenshots of a failed application is disclosed. The method includes running a test of a module, where the test is run in a single operating system process that uses a plurality of web browser windows on a display screen. The method further includes receiving a signal to indicate a screenshot that is requested after the test fails in order to determine a cause of the test failure and capturing screenshots for each of the plurality of web browser windows, where the captured screenshots exclude elements that are unrelated to the test. The capturing screenshots includes using an iterative process capturing each of the plurality of screenshots one at a time.01-19-2012
20120159383CUSTOMIZATION OF AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT - A computing device includes an immersive environment module for facilitating simultaneous display of a plurality of applications on a display device without relying on system chrome. At least a first of the applications is displayed in a primary region of the display. The computing device also includes a UI management component for enabling a user selection of an application for simultaneous display on the display device with at least one other application. Processing logic is configured to determine a size in at least one direction of content of a user-selected application as it is displayed on a non-primary region of the display device simultaneous with display of content of the first application on the primary region of the display device. The determination is based at least in part on one or more pre-defined size requirements specified by the selected application.06-21-2012
20120131498SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING SERIES LEVEL OPERATIONS AND COMPARING IMAGES USING A THUMBNAIL NAVIGATOR - An example image layout and display navigator system includes a navigator that includes a miniature layout representation corresponding to the layout of images on the display. The navigator is to appear on the display based on user action with respect to displayed content and to allow a user to select an image series via the miniature layout and to select one or more series level operations for application to the image series via the miniature layout. The navigator is to apply a selected series level operation to the image series via the miniature layout based on user input. An action in one of the navigator and the display is to translate into a corresponding action on the other of the navigator and the display. The content display manager is to update the content displayed to reflect the selected series level operation applied to the image series.05-24-2012
20100050114METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING MEDICAL THUMBNAIL OBJECTS IN A BROWSING COMPONENT - A computer-implemented method and a system for browsing medical thumbnail objects to be displayed on a window on a monitor before loading the medical objects. It is possible to load only those images which indeed are relevant for a user and thus to save transmission time. A display pattern for displaying the thumbnail objects is user-selectable and includes a number of objects to be displayed and advantageously the arrangement or pattern remains constant, even in case a window size has been modified. Using a fixed but user-selectable layout pattern supports selection of relevant images during browsing. The window size is also user-selectable. After having determined the display pattern and the window size the size of the thumbnail objects is calculated automatically according to the determined display pattern and the determined window size. The thumbnail objects are displayed in the calculated object size, which favorably simplifies browsing of complex medical images.02-25-2010
20120084713Providing User Interfaces and Window Previews for Hosted Applications - A local computing device may use a remote computing device to host various resources on behalf of the local computing device. The local computing device may receive data related to a graphical window of the remotely hosted resource and generate a graphical window on the local desktop environment for the remotely hosted resource. The local computing device may also update a taskbar to include the remote hosted resource. Window previews may also be generated by the local computing device and the window previews may include snapshots or dynamic images of the graphical window for the remotely hosted resource. In some instances, the snapshots may be provided to the local computing device from the remote computing device.04-05-2012
20120084712KEEPING FOCUS AT THE TOP OF THE DEVICE WHEN IN LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION - Systems and methods are provides for adjusting focus during an orientation change. A full screen window has focus before the orientation change. After the device is oriented in the landscape orientation, the focus is maintained on the window. However, a configurable area associated with at least one screen that displays the full screen window is changed to display the configurable area on the screen that is at the top of the device.04-05-2012
20120324396METHOD FOR QUICK APPLICATION ATTRIBUTE TRANSFER BY USER INTERFACE INSTANCE PROXIMITY - Techniques are described for allowing a user to designate one of the windows on a display device (e.g., computer monitor) as a model window. Doing so permits the user to transfer the settings of an attribute (e.g., a font, color scheme, security setting, display of a toolbar, a user-defined attribute etc.) associated with the model window to another window located on the display device once the user moves the model window within a certain distance of the other window. The settings of the attributes of the model window are then transferred to the attributes of the other window. Moreover, the assigned settings may be rolled back after a specified amount of time has elapsed. The window whose attributes were changed may then revert back to either default settings or the settings before the attributes were changed to the attribute settings of the model window.12-20-2012
20110239157Multi-Display Electric Devices and Operation Methods Thereof - Multi-display electric devices and operation methods thereof are provided. The operation method is applicable to a multi-display electronic device including a screen, a touch-sensitive screen, and a processing module. A window is displayed in the screen, and a thumbnail corresponding to the window is displayed in the touch-sensitive screen by the processing module. The window is operated according to a touch-control operation command received on a display area of the thumbnail by the processing module. Therefore, the window on the screen may be operated via the touch-sensitive screen, to increase user convenience.09-29-2011
20100131888Apparatus and method for visually displaying an item of status information relating to a technical process on a plurality of screens - An apparatus for visually displaying an item of status information relating to a technical process is provided, the item being obtained using a process visualization system. The apparatus includes image generating means for generating an image with two image sections, wherein a display window associated with the process visualization system is displayed in the image. An information region for displaying the status information is provided in the display window. The display window is continuously configured by a user. The apparatus has image control means configured to detect a configuration of the display window carried out by the user, to determine image section regions of the display window which have been placed into individual image sections, to compare the image section regions which have been determined with a predefined selection criterion, and to automatically arrange an information region in each image section region of the display window satisfying the selection criterion.05-27-2010
20100131887USER INTERFACE FOR ITERATIVE IMAGE MODIFICATION - A user interface for display or editing of a three dimensional medical image is provided on a display and is responsive to user inputs in a medical imaging system. The user interface includes a framing tool for defining a region of interest on the medical image. An image matrix is then provided on the user interface, which includes a plurality of cross-sectional images each corresponding to a cross-section of the medical image at one of a plurality of cut planes within the region of interest. One or more reference views of the medical image are also displayed, which each include a plurality of reference indicia, each of which corresponds to a location of one of the plurality of cut planes.05-27-2010
20130185672Smart Window Creation in a Graphical User Interface - A method for controlling a graphical user interface (GUI) comprises preparing a window for displaying at an intended display location in a window display operation. The location of GUI control elements of the window at the intended display location and the location of a graphical cursor are identified. GUI control element location and the graphical cursor location are compared. The window display operation is modified if the two coincide, for example by moving the window display location so that they do not coincide.07-18-2013
20130125045APPARATUS INCLUDING A TOUCH SCREEN UNDER A MULTIAPPLICATION ENVIRONMENT AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - An apparatus including a touch screen is provided. The apparatus includes the touch screen to display a first window for executing a first application and a second window for executing a second application, and a controller to detect whether a display change event for changing a screen display occurs in at least one of the first window and the second window, and to analyze the display change event in order to rotate a display direction of the at least one of the first window and the second window in which the display change event occurs.05-16-2013
20100287493METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR VIEWING AND EDITING AN IMAGE IN A MAGNIFIED VIEW - Viewing and editing of a displayed image in a magnified view. In one aspect, a method for displaying a magnified image using a computer system includes causing a display on a display device of a first image, and causing a display on the display device of a second image that is a portion of the first image. The second image has a zoomed-in view that is a closer view of the portion than in the first image. At least one edit is caused to the second image in response to at least one input received at the second image.11-11-2010
20110239156Touch-sensitive electric apparatus and window operation method thereof - Touch-sensitive electric devices and window operation methods thereof are provided. The window operation method is applicable to an electronic device including a touch-sensitive screen, a storage unit and a processing module. The window operating method includes the following steps of: storing a touch-control database including a touch-control event in the storage unit; analyzing a touch-control gesture received via the touch-sensitive screen by the processing module and determining whether the touch-control gesture corresponds to the touch-control event; if yes, generating a transparent window and a marked frame, and covering the transparent window on the touch-sensitive screen transparently and displaying the marked frame on the periphery of the window by the processing module; and operating the window correspondingly by the processing module according to a touch-control command received on a display area of the transparent window. Thus, the window operating method may enhance convenience for users during touch-control operations of the window.09-29-2011
20130198684VISUAL MANIPULATION OF DATABASE SCHEMA - Methods, program products, and systems for visual manipulation of database schema are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a system can display a schema view and a data view in graphic representation in an integrated GUI on a display device. The system can display a schema in the schema view, and one or more data records in the data view. The system can receive a touch input from the display device in the schema view, or the data view, or both. In response to the touch input, the system can modify the schema, or the data records, or both. The system can update the schema view and data view substantially simultaneously to reflect the modification in the schema or data records.08-01-2013
20130212524WEBSITE IMAGE CAROUSEL GENERATION - A website construction tool allows website construction via an interactive graphical user interface (GUI) using containers and modules defining predetermined website constructs from a robust assortment of common and popular rendering formats and content source definition for individual webpages, and arranges the individual pages for navigation. A user selects from the predefined constructs by selecting modules for generating code, corresponding to the desired content, source and rendering format. Pointing device positioning locates the on-screen location by generating a container dedicated to the desired content. Webpage structure, or page flow, is generated by insertion of navigation controls and page insertions for navigating between pages in the deployed site, The predetermined constructs, therefore, provide templates of complex rendering formats allowing for content insertion without burdening the user with development of the constructs so rendered. Constructed websites may be hosted by the development entity, further relieving the user from website maintenance.08-15-2013

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