Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Computer interface having a virtual single-layer mode for viewing overlapping objects










Image Number 10 for United States Patent #8127248.

A computer-human interface provides a mechanism to manage the available space of a computer display in a manner that facilitates navigation among multiple windows that are overlaid upon one another. The interface includes a user-selectable mode in which the windows are rearranged, and resized if necessary, so that all open windows can be simultaneously viewed within the area of the display, thereby enabling any one of the windows to be easily selected for access. In effect, the presentation of the windows is "flattened" so that all windows appear at the same virtual depth, rather than overlapping one another. With this approach, there is no need to minimize windows in order to access one that is overlaid by another, thereby enabling the user to keep the content of all windows visible and accessible. Subsets of windows can be repositioned in the same manner, or all windows can be removed from the display area.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Predictive time entry for workforce management systems
Dispenser
TRPM8 antagonists and their use in treatments
Method and system for modeling a common-language speech recognition, by a computer, under the influence of a plurality of dialects
Multiple secure elements in mobile electronic device with near field communication capability
Simultaneous wafer bonding and interconnect joining
Nucleic acid-based tests for prenatal gender determination
  Randomly Featured Patents
Recording medium and recording and reproducing methods and apparatuses
Game apparatus and method of play
Piezo-acoustic thin film resonator having a crystalline zinc oxide layer
Accupressure probe positioner
Nondispersive infrared gas analyzer
Endotracheal intubation system
Exercise cycle
Intermediate frequency local generating circuit
Superabrasive grain setting method
Motor vehicle gearbox with six forward gears for normal driving, and with a crawling gear or hill gear and a reverse gear