Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for configuring and displaying widgets

  • US 10,313,505 B2
  • Filed: 09/04/2007
  • Issued: 06/04/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display;

    displaying a widget, on the touch screen display, wherein the displayed widget is one of a sequence of widgets wherein the displayed widget includes a settings icon;

    detecting a first gesture on the touch screen display corresponding to the settings icons;

    in response to detecting the gesture on the touch screen display corresponding to the settings icon, displaying a common configuration interface, wherein the common configuration interface includes shared settings for a plurality of widgets in the sequence of widgets;

    while displaying the common configuration interface, detecting a second gesture;

    in response to detecting the second gesture, changing a setting for the plurality of widgets in the sequence of widgets, wherein the setting is a shared setting among the plurality of widgets;

    while displaying the common configuration interface, detecting a third gesture corresponding to selection of a first widget in the sequence of widgets;

    in response to detecting the third gesture, displaying the first widget;

    concurrently displaying a plurality of widget sequence indicia icons, wherein;

    a total number of displayed widget sequence indicia icons indicates a total number of widgets in the sequence of widgets;

    a displayed position of a respective widget sequence indicia icon indicates a corresponding position of the displayed widget in the sequence of widgets;

    each respective widget sequence indicia icon in the plurality of widget sequence indicia icons is displayed at a corresponding respective static location on the touch screen display; and

    a widget sequence indicia icon that corresponds to the displayed widget is visually distinguished from other widgets in the plurality of widget sequence indicia icons;

    detecting a finger swipe gesture moving on the touch screen display in a first horizontal direction;

    in response to detecting the finger swipe gesture moving on the touch screen display in the first horizontal direction;

    replacing the displayed widget with an adjacent widget in the sequence of widgets, wherein the displayed widget animatedly moves in the first horizontal direction off of the screen at one border, and concurrently the adjacent widget moves in the first horizontal direction onto the screen from another border;

    maintaining display of each respective widget sequence indicia icon in the plurality of widget sequence indicia icons at the same corresponding respective static location on the touch screen display; and

    updating the position information provided by the widget sequence indicia icons to reflect the replacement of the displayed widget by the adjacent widget in the sequence of widgets by visually distinguishing a widget sequence indicia icon that corresponds to the adjacent widget from other widgets in the plurality of widget sequence indicia icons and ceasing to visually distinguish the widget sequence indicia icon that corresponds to the displayed widget from other widgets in the plurality of widget sequence indicia icons other than the widget sequence indicia icon that corresponds to the adjacent widget.

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