Methods of managing items in a shared workspace

  • US 8,819,587 B1
  • Filed: 10/30/2012
  • Issued: 08/26/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • storing, at a storage system, an item that can be represented by a file interface screen having a first view type and can be represented by the file interface screen having a second view type that is different than the first view type;

    receiving, at the storage system from a user system, a request for a selected view of the file interface screen, wherein the selected view corresponds to at least one of the first view type or the second view type;

    transmitting, from the storage system to the user system, information that, when processed by the user system, causes the user system to display the selected view, wherein the item is represented in the selected view;

    receiving, at the storage system, a first user input signal that identifies the item;

    identifying, at the storage system and in response to receiving the first user input signal, one of a first removal operation or a second removal operation as a selected removal operation, wherein the first removal operation includes deleting the at least one item, the second removal operation includes modifying information that associates the at least one item with the selected view of the one or more items such that the at least one item no longer appears in the selected view, the first removal operation is identified by the storage system as the selected removal operation if the selected view corresponds to the first view type and the second removal operation is identified by the storage system as the selected removal operation if the selected view corresponds to the second view type; and

    performing, at the storage system, the selected removal operation with respect to the item.

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