Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying electronic lists and documents

  • US 8,223,134 B1
  • Filed: 03/05/2012
  • Issued: 07/17/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display;

    displaying a portion of an electronic document on the touch screen display, wherein the displayed portion of the electronic document has a vertical position in the electronic document;

    displaying a vertical bar on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document, the vertical bar displayed proximate to a vertical edge of the displayed portion of the electronic document, wherein;

    the vertical bar has a vertical position on top of the displayed portion of the electronic document that corresponds to the vertical position in the electronic document of the displayed portion of the electronic document; and

    the vertical bar is not a scroll bar;

    detecting a movement of an object in a direction on the displayed portion of the electronic document;

    in response to detecting the movement;

    scrolling the electronic document displayed on the touch screen display in the direction of movement of the object so that a new portion of the electronic document is displayed,moving the vertical bar to a new vertical position such that the new vertical position corresponds to the vertical position in the electronic document of the displayed new portion of the electronic document, andmaintaining the vertical bar proximate to the vertical edge of the displayed portion of the electronic document; and

    in response to a predetermined condition being met, ceasing to display the vertical bar while continuing to display the displayed portion of the electronic document, wherein the displayed portion of the electronic document has a vertical extent that is less than a vertical extent of the electronic document.

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