Language input interface on a device

  • US 8,289,283 B2
  • Filed: 03/04/2008
  • Issued: 10/16/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/04/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • presenting a virtual keyboard corresponding to a first alphabet in a first region of a touch-sensitive display of a device;

    receiving an input on the virtual keyboard representing a phonetic string;

    presenting the phonetic string in a second region of the touch-sensitive display;

    identifying one or more candidate representations based on the phonetic string, wherein the candidate representations correspond to a second alphabet different from the first alphabet;

    presenting a candidate tray including at least a subset of the candidate representations;

    receiving an input of a selected candidate representation of the candidate representations; and

    replacing the entered phonetic string with the selected candidate representation.

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