Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070234226
Filing Date: March 29, 2006
Inventors: Christopher Szeto
Assignee(s): YAHOO! INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 715, 715/769000, 715/821000
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The method of Claim 1 wherein the first interface object represents any of a data file, a shortcut, an executable, a contact, and a message. Annotations(0)
Title Improving drag-and-drop on wall-size displays
Upon dragging an icon, all the possible target drop icons and the drag icon are surrounded by a miniature frame (called take-off area). When the user further moves the dragged icon towards one particular target drop icon, the target drop icon is highlighted so athat the user can easily drop the dragged icon in the target drop icon.
Annotations(1) Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US5742286
This invention relates to graphical user interfaces in computer display systems and, more particularly, to improved systems and methods for user manipulation of objects in the interface.
Annotations(0) #153System and method for accessing remote screen content Applies to Claims 1,12,13,15,16,17,18,19,2,20,3,4,7 Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US 7,231,609
A method of displaying target icons in close proximity of a source icon/file being dragged is presented.
Annotations(0) Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US20040001094 A1
The reference describes a method of highlighting the drop zones when a file/icon/folder is dragged. Note that this reference does not mention the proximity feature claimed in '226.