Methods and Graphical User Interfaces for Editing on a Multifunction Device with a Touch Screen Display

  • US 20100235770A1
  • Filed: 09/24/2009
  • Published: 09/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/16/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a multifunction device with a touch screen display;

    displaying editable content on the touch screen display at a first magnification;

    detecting a finger gesture on the editable content;

    in response to detecting the finger gesture on the editable content;

    expanding a portion of the editable content on the touch screen display to a second magnification that is greater than the first magnification while continuing to display at least some of the editable content at the first magnification; and

    displaying a content magnifier that displaysthe expanded portion of the editable content andan insertion marker at a first location within the expanded portion of the editable content;

    detecting movement of a finger contact across the touch screen display;

    moving the content magnifier and changing the expanded portion of the editable content in accordance with the detected movement of the finger contact;

    moving the insertion marker from the first location to a second location within the expanded portion of the editable content in accordance with the detected movement of the finger contact;

    detecting lift off of the finger contact while the insertion marker is located at the second location within the expanded portion of the editable content; and

    ,in response to detecting lift off of the finger contact;

    ceasing to display the content magnifier and the expanded portion of the editable content;

    displaying the insertion marker at a current location in the editable content at the first magnification, wherein the current location corresponds to the second location within the expanded portion of the editable content; and

    displaying a first command display area adjacent to the insertion marker, wherein the first command display area includes an icon for selecting content associated with the current location of the insertion marker.

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