Apparatus and method for browser interface operation

  • US 20020051018A1
  • Filed: 05/24/2001
  • Published: 05/02/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/26/2000
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. An apparatus for browser interface operation, wherein the browser scroll browsing display of web pages in a browser by dragging web pages with an input device, said apparatus for browser interface operation comprising:

  • a web page scroll event detector for detecting if a dragging distance from clicking on and dragging action of an input device on the web page display in the browser is longer than a predetermined length, if yes, the web page scroll event detector sending a web page scroll request to the browser; and

    a web page link event detector for detecting if a dragging distance from clicking on and dragging action of an input device on the web page display in the browser is not longer than a predetermined length, if yes, the web page link event detector send a web page link request to the browser;

    wherein as the browser receives the web page scroll request, the browser then scrolls the horizontal scroll bar of the browser based on the horizontal component distance of the dragging distance and the vertical scroll bar of the browser based on the vertical component distance of the dragging distance, and as the browser receives the web page link request, the browser sends a web page link request to the browser for executing embedded web page link.

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