Method of adjusting an UI and user terminal using the same

  • US 9,703,470 B2
  • Filed: 06/11/2013
  • Issued: 07/11/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/28/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of adjusting a user interface (UI) on a user terminal, the method comprising:

  • displaying a UI on a display unit of a user terminal having an upper area displaying status information pertaining to the user terminal and a lower area displaying a plurality of selectable input receiving units;

    receiving a first touching event on an adjustment area positioned in perimeter of the display unit within a preset distance from a bezel of the user terminal;

    receiving a second touching event;

    in response to the first touching event;

    determining the first touching event having a first distance between a first initial touch position and a first final touch position;

    scaling the UI into a reduced form toward the final touch position of the first touching event; and

    in response to the second touch event pulling a boundary of the reduced form;

    determining the second touching event having a second distance between a second initial touch position and a second final touch position;

    scaling the UI into an enlarged form towards the second final touch position of the second touching event.

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