System for managing data objects

  • US 20020033848A1
  • Filed: 04/19/2001
  • Published: 03/21/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/21/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device for managing data objects, comprising:

  • displaying means for displaying thumbnails representative of data objects;

    defining means for defining a focus region that indicates a focus thumbnail subject to processes;

    moving means for moving the displayed thumbnails along a predetermined path through the focus region; and

    enable/disable means for selectively enabling and disabling the moving means, the displaying means statically displaying a single thumbnail in the focus region when the enable/disable means disables the moving means, the displaying means displaying the thumbnails to move along the predetermined path through the focus region when the enable/disable means enables the moving means.

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