Method, system, and graphical user interface for positioning an insertion marker in a touch screen display

  • US 9,348,511 B2
  • Filed: 12/09/2010
  • Issued: 05/24/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/26/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:

  • a touch screen display;

    one or more processors;

    memory; and

    at least one program, wherein the at least one program is stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the at least one program including instructions for;

    displaying an insertion marker in a first area of the touch screen display that includes characters entered using a soft keyboard, wherein the soft keyboard is located in a second area of the touch screen display that is separate from the first area;

    detecting a finger contact within the first area of the touch screen display;

    in response to detecting the finger contact, displaying an insertion marker placement aid in the first area of the touch screen display;

    detecting movement of the finger contact;

    moving the insertion marker and the insertion marker placement aid in accordance with the detected movement of the finger contact, wherein movement of the insertion marker is confined to the first area of the touch screen display; and

    ,in response to detecting movement of the finger contact from the first area into the second area;

    maintaining display of the insertion marker placement aid;

    moving the insertion marker placement aid in accordance with the detected movement of the finger contact in the second area; and

    moving the insertion marker in the first area in accordance with the detected movement of the finger contact in the second area.

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