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Method of Fast-browsing a linked contents on a homepage

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015143D
Original Publication Date: 2002-May-02
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 116K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

When you want to search the homepage using the search engine such as 'google', there might be listed many URLs in the result list and takes a time to reach the URL expected.

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Method of Fast-browsing a linked contents on a homepage

   When you want to search the homepage using the search engine such as 'google', there might be listed many URLs in the result list and takes a time to reach the URL expected.

By showing small window on the result list after searching, you will be able to recognize which URL is the desired homepage at a minimum search time.

Another small browser comes up when the mouse pointer is placed on the URL information. Only text information will be showed when 'Image on/off' option is selected 'off' in order for quick browse.

This function is built in the browser like IE as plug-in (Java Script), and activated by clicking 'FastBrowse' button on the action bar. On the result list of 'google' search, the magnifying glass type pointer which is changed by activating 'FastBrowse' is placed where you want to browse, then small browser will come up and show the content. This 'FastBrowse' has following 4 functions.

Image on/off This is a function whether Image will be shown or not(only text) when 'FastBrowse'.

Summary yes/no This is a function whether contents will be summarize or not. Translate on/off This is a function whether English to/from Japanese translation will be done or not.

Char.Size Large/Mid./Small This is a function to set character size.

Following Image shows the case when you search the URLs by the keyword 'automobile' using 'google'. As the result URLs are too many, the pointer is placed on the URL 'www.aaa.c...