Methods, systems, and computer program products for navigating between visual components

  • US 8,661,361 B2
  • Filed: 08/26/2010
  • Issued: 02/25/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/26/2010
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for navigating between visual components, the method comprising:

  • detecting, in a first application region of a presentation space of a display device, a first visual component of a first operating application in a plurality of operating applications;

    presenting a first navigation control, in a first navigation region determined based on the first application region, for navigating to a second visual component, of a second application in the plurality, in a second application region in the presentation space, wherein the first navigation region is determined based on a location of at least one of the first visual component, a parent visual component of the first visual component, and a child visual component of the first visual component;

    detecting a user input corresponding to the first navigation control; and

    sending, in response to detecting the user input, navigation information to navigate to the second visual component.

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