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Method and System for Making Portion of an Overlaid document Transparent

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243973D
Publication Date: 2015-Nov-02
Document File: 2 page(s) / 93K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and system for making one or more portions of an overlaid document transparent so as to enable a user to view more portion from a work document in the background.

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Method and System for Making Portion of an Overlaid document Transparent

While working with multiple documents, a user generally refers one document and work

with another document, so the user has to overlay one document over another and time to time the user has to minimize the overlaid document to refer the other document.

In this case overlaid document creates obstacle to the reference document. Therefore, there is a need of a method and system that enables user to efficiently work between multiple documents.

In accordance with the method and system, a user is provided with an option to make one or more portions of an overlaid document as transparent. So as to enable the user to view more portion from a work document in the background.

An effective working area from the overlaid document can be identified manually or

automatically. In an implementation, automatic identification can be based on eye focus area, and/or current position of the cursor. Further, the user is also provided with an option to change the position of the effective work area and place anywhere in the display or can also change the dimension of the effective work area.

Once the one or more portions are made transparent, the portions which are transparent are shown as thumbnail over the effective display area with relative position of each other, and accordingly user can bring back the portion in the display once it is required.

Additionally, the user can also hold a designated key and then the system tracks the user's eye movement and makes the work document area with the eye focus transparent. In other words, a hot-key gives the user an...