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Smart layout for mutilple tabs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248218D
Publication Date: 2016-Nov-10
Document File: 4 page(s) / 90K

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Abstract

This disclosure provides a method and system to organize the layout of mutiple windows efficiently and smartly. It's common for user to work in multiple tasks with opening dozens of windows or worksheet, named as tab here .Some of them(inactive) have been not used for a long time since they were opened, while others(active) are visited frequently but have been flooded in a crowed of tabs.It's inconvenient for user to pick up his/her desired ones from plenty of tabs.The common method is that user needs to find the targeted tab one by one, either by hovering over the tab to display the tag name or clicking each tabs until the desired one shown up.In addition, the infrequently used tabs(inactive tabs) being opened still occupy system resource such as memory and CPU time, that are meaningless.

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Smart layout for mutilple tabs

It's common for user to work in multiple tasks with opening dozens of windows or worksheet, named as tab here .Some of them(inactive) have been not used for a long time since they were opened, while others(active) are visited frequently but have been flooded in a crowed of tabs.It's inconvenient for user to pick up his/her desired ones from plenty of tabs.

The common method is that user needs to find the targeted tab one by one, either by hovering over the tab to display the tag name or clicking each tabs until the desired one shown up.

In addition, the infrequently used tabs(inactive tabs) being opened still occupy system resource such as memory and CPU time, that are meaningless.

This disclosure describes a method and system of smart layout for multiple tabs, it includes:
1.a method and system to color tabs by its category.

2.a method and system to category the tabs. There are three classes. The first one is most used, named as the active; the second is least used, named as inactive and the third is named as sleeper between the most and the least.

3.a method and system to provide a option for user to mark one tab to belong to the active group ,these tabs are those which are not used frequently but are important.

4.a method and system to rearrange the layout, the tabs belonging to the active group are conspicuous not only by its color butalso by its position. The more active, the more front they lay.

5.a method and system to refres...