Virtual input device placement on a touch screen user interface

  • US 20060033724A1
  • Filed: 09/16/2005
  • Published: 02/16/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/30/2004
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A computer-implemented method of generating a display on a touch screen of a computer, the display including an application display, associated with an application executing on the computer, and a virtual input device display for a user to provide input to the application executing on the computer via the touch screen, the method comprising:

  • in response to a virtual input device initiation event, determining initial characteristics of the virtual input device display;

    based on characteristics of the application display and the characteristics of the virtual input device display, determining initial characteristics of a composite display image including the application display and the virtual input device display; and

    causing the composite display to be displayed on the touch screen.

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