Cell based EUI methods and apparatus

  • US 7,013,431 B2
  • Filed: 04/30/2002
  • Issued: 03/14/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. In a computing environment, a method of operation comprisingcreating a first display container cell with a first cell size;

  • creating a second display container cell with a second cell size, nested within the first display container cell, the second cell size being smaller than the first cell size;

    creating a third display container cell with a third cell size, nested within a selected one of the first and the second display container cells, the third cell size being smaller than the corresponding one of the first and the second cell size;

    displaying first and second contents in said second and third display container cells respectively, by corresponding associating said first and second contents with said second and third display container cells;

    receiving a user input dragging a selected one of the first and second contents and dropping the selected one of the first and second contents into the other one of the first and second display container cells; and

    switching said displaying of said first and second contents, displaying said first and second contents in said third and second display container cells, by swapping said first and second contents'"'"' associations with said second and third display container cells.

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