Operation of a computer with touch screen interface

  • US 9,239,677 B2
  • Filed: 04/04/2007
  • Issued: 01/19/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/06/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • at an electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface and a display, wherein the device includes one or more sensors to detect pressure of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface;

    concurrently displaying, on the display, a plurality of controls of a same control type, including a first control associated with a first control-activation pressure threshold and a second control associated with a second control-activation pressure threshold that is higher than the first control-activation pressure threshold;

    detecting a multipoint input that includes concurrently detecting a plurality of contacts, that includes a respective contact, on the touch-sensitive surface;

    while the respective contact is at a location on the touch-sensitive surface that corresponds to a respective control of the first control or the second control;

    detecting a gesture corresponding to the respective contact; and

    in response to detecting the gesture;

    in accordance with a determination that the respective contact has a pressure during the gesture that is above the respective pressure threshold associated with the respective control, performing a respective operation associated with the respective control in accordance with the interaction; and

    in accordance with a determination that the respective contact does not have a pressure during the gesture that is above the respective pressure threshold, forgoing performing the respective operation associated with the respective control.

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