Usage tips for on-screen touch-sensitive controls

  • US 5,910,800 A
  • Filed: 06/11/1997
  • Issued: 06/08/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/11/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. For an information processing device having a touch-sensitive display, an operating system embodied on a computer-readable medium to provide a graphical user interface environment having one or more controls that can be activated by touching the display over said controls, wherein the operating system is configured to present a usage tip relating to a particular on-screen control when a user touches the display over said control for a predefined duration;

  • and wherein the operating system activates the on-screen control if the user stops touching the display without moving away from the on-screen control.

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