Method and apparatus for entering data strings including Hangul (Korean) and ASCII characters

  • US 6,760,477 B2
  • Filed: 07/18/2001
  • Issued: 07/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/20/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for entering a data string including both Hangul and ASCII characters into an electronic device having a screen and key panel, the method comprising the steps of:

  • displaying at least one Hangul list containing a plurality of Hangul components on a first display region located on the screen;

    inputting at least one Hangul character by selecting at least one Hangul component from the list displayed in the first region;

    inputting at least one ASCII character by selecting at least one ASCII character from the key panel; and

    forming the data string using the inputted Hangul character and the inputted ASCII character.

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