Method and system for providing user interface for electronic program guide

  • US 6,445,398 B1
  • Filed: 06/24/1998
  • Issued: 09/03/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/04/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for presenting television program schedule data on a television display, the schedule data being organized in a data plane comprising a plurality of data cells identifying the schedule data, the method comprising:

  • presenting a highlight cell at a fixed coordinate position on the display such that all or part of at least a first data cell of the plurality of data cells is at a concurrent position with the highlight cell; and

    allowing the data plane to scroll on the display in at least one direction such that all or part of the first data cell moves out of concurrent position with the highlight cell and a second data cell or part thereof moves into concurrent position with the highlight cell.

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