System and method for dual browser modes

  • US 6,049,326 A
  • Filed: 05/12/1997
  • Issued: 04/11/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/12/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for controlling a user interface including one or more hyperlinks activatable by clicking a cursor pointing device, comprising:

  • calculating distances in a predetermined area of a screen between a location of a cursor and positions of said one or more hyperlinks, said one or more hyperlinks defined by visible hyperlink regions and invisible framing regions, a predetermined number of said positions being defined by points on said framing regions of said one or more hyperlinks; and

    selecting one of said one or more hyperlinks responsive to a determination that a distance between said location of said cursor and a position of said one is a minimum.

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