Method and apparatus for controlling a display in a portable terminal

  • US 9,292,201 B2
  • Filed: 12/05/2012
  • Issued: 03/22/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/05/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for controlling a flexible display in a portable terminal, the method comprising:

  • displaying a screen in a view area on a surface of the flexible display;

    identifying that the flexible display is bent;

    dividing the view area into a main screen area and a sub screen area on a basis of a bent region, wherein the sub screen area includes the bent region; and

    outputting first information in the main screen area and second information in the sub screen area on the surface of the flexible display, wherein the first information is related to the second information.

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