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

  • US 8,368,665 B2
  • Filed: 07/12/2012
  • Issued: 02/05/2013
  • 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, 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, andmoving 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; 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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