Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070234226
Filing Date: March 29, 2006
Inventors: Christopher Szeto
Assignee(s): YAHOO! INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 715, 715/769000, 715/821000
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The method of Claim 1 wherein the user interface is provided on a display associated with any of a personal computer, a media computing platform, a wireless device, a telecommunications device, and a handheld computing device. Annotations(1) Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US5742286
This invention relates to graphical user interfaces in computer display systems and, more particularly, to improved systems and methods for user manipulation of objects in the interface.
Annotations(0) #153System and method for accessing remote screen content Applies to Claims 1,12,13,15,16,17,18,19,2,20,3,4,7 Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US 7,231,609
A method of displaying target icons in close proximity of a source icon/file being dragged is presented.
Annotations(0) Submitted by: Priya VermaLast updated: over 5 years ago
Patent/Application # US20040001094 A1
The reference describes a method of highlighting the drop zones when a file/icon/folder is dragged. Note that this reference does not mention the proximity feature claimed in '226.
Patent/Application # 5774119
The invention presents a method in which once an object is dragged and dropped on a window with a set of multiple objects, a list of the possible target objects are presented to the user for selection of the final target for the object dropped.