Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for adjusting an insertion point marker

  • US 8,570,278 B2
  • Filed: 10/24/2007
  • Issued: 10/29/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/26/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

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

    displaying graphics and an insertion marker at a first location in the graphics on the touch screen display;

    detecting a single finger contact with the touch screen display;

    in response to the detected single finger contact,expanding the insertion marker from a first size to a second size on the touch screen display, andexpanding a portion of the graphics on the touch screen display;

    detecting movement of the single finger contact on the touch screen display;

    moving the expanded insertion marker in accordance with the detected movement of the single finger contact from the first location to a second location in the graphics, wherein;

    the portion of the graphics that is expanded changes as the insertion marker moves from the first location to the second location;

    the portion of the graphics that is expanded is displayed in a predefined shape; and

    the expanded insertion marker is within the predefined shape; and

    contracting the expanded insertion marker from the second size to the first size if the single finger contact with the touch screen display is broken, wherein the contracting includes an animation of the expanded insertion marker and the expanded portion of the graphics shrinking into the insertion marker at the second location.

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