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MENU NAVIGATION THROUGH FOUR-WAY CURSOR CONTROL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027832D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Feb-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 40K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a method of navigating through a hierarchical menu structure using four cursor control keys (up, down, left, and right) operating a two line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) contained on the operator interface of an electrophotographic printing machine. Pressing the up/down keys changes the top-level context or feature being displayed on the LCD. Pressing the lefvright keys changes the item or level displayed in the second line of the LCD. The group of four keys may be labeled "Navigator" to indicate their function.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

MENU NAVIGATION THROUGH

Anthony J. Blasio Proposed Classification FOUR-WAY CURSOR CONTROL U. S. C1. 399/081

Int. C1. GO3g 15/00

Disclosed is a method of navigating through a hierarchical menu structure using four cursor control keys (up, down, left, and right) operating a two line Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) contained on the operator interface of an electrophotographic printing machine. Pressing the up/down keys changes the top-level context or feature being displayed on the LCD. Pressing the lefvright keys changes the item or level displayed in the second line of the LCD. The group of four keys may be labeled "Navigator" to indicate their function.

DP.5913

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