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Method for changing display area of long string or image data, in a short width column.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012256D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Apr-23
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Apr-23
Document File: 3 page(s) / 29K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method of GUI control for changing display area of short width column.

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JP820030045 Koichiro Kato/Japan/IBM Yoshiaki Sawano

Method for changing display area of long string or image data, in a short width column.

  Disclosed is a method for changing display area of short width column which shows long string or image data.

The followings are features of the method.

1) Pupup navigation bar For example, a long string contents is shown in a short width column "File".

The navigation bar will be poped up by the user operation. (ex. click right button of mouse) If the user want to scroll the contents in a specific column, the user can do it by the navigation bar.

If the user does not operate for a while, the navigation bar will be closed automatically.

2) Balloon scroll cotrol For example, a long string contents is shown in a short width column "File".

The Balloon scroll control will be poped up by the user operation (ex. click right button of mouse)

File Date Size

2003/01/... 10,123bytes 2003/02/... 4,402bytes 2003/02/... 2,398bytes 2003/03/... 210,432bytes 2002/12/... 15,032bytes

File Date Size C:\Sample\docume... 2003/01/... 10,123bytes

               2003/02/... 4,402bytes C:\Sample\docume... 2003/02/... 2,398bytes C:\Temp\temp.dat 2003/03/... 210,432bytes C:\Bin\start.exe 2002/12/... 15,032bytes

C:\Sample\docume...

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File Date Size
...ple\document1\sa... 2003/01/... 10,123bytes 2003/02/... 4,402bytes
0...ple\document3\ee... 2003/02/... 2,398bytes
...mp\temp.dat 2003/03/... 210,432bytes
...n\start.exe 2002/12/... 15,032bytes

...ple\document2\ha...

File Date Size
...ple\document1\sa... 2003/01/... 10,123bytes 2003/02/... 4,402bytes
0...ple\document3\ee... 2003/02/... 2,398bytes
...mp\temp.dat 2003/03/... 210,432bytes
...n\start.exe 2002/12/... 15,032bytes

...ple\document2\ha...

c:\sample\document1\samba.pdf

The red area means the position which will be shown in the column when the balloon scroll control is closed. If the user does not operate for a while, the navigation bar will be closed automatically.

c:\sample\document2\havana.doc

0c:\sample\document3\ee_jump.txt c:\temp\temp.dat c:\bin\start.exe

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