Portable electronic device performing similar operations for different gestures

  • US 8,842,074 B2
  • Filed: 09/05/2007
  • Issued: 09/23/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

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

    displaying a browser application; and

    when the browser application is displaying a first web page in a set of web pages, wherein a respective web page has its own associated URL address for accessing the respective web page;

    upon detecting a tap gesture on the right side of the touch screen display, replacing display of the first web page with display of a second web page in the set of web pages and moving the first web page to a predefined location partially off-screen, wherein the second web page is distinct from the first web page;

    upon detecting a substantially right-to-left swipe gesture on the touch screen display, replacing display of the first web page with display of a second web page in the set of web pages and moving the first web page to a predefined location partially off-screen;

    upon detecting a tap gesture on the left side of the touch screen display, replacing display of the first web page with display of a third web page in the set of web pages and moving the first web page to a predefined location partially off-screen, wherein the third web page is distinct from the first web page and the second web page; and

    upon detecting a substantially left-to-right swipe gesture on the touch screen display, replacing display of the first web page with display of a third web page in the set of web pages and moving the first web page to a predefined location partially off-screen.

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