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A smart method to capture a screenshot beyond the mobile screen frame

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248301D
Publication Date: 2016-Nov-15
Document File: 7 page(s) / 157K

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This invention discloses a novel method to take a large screen shot which size is bigger than screen size on mobile. Two finger's cooperation on touch screen make it implemented. One finger is used to keep the screen content still and the other finger slides down or up to make the screen content folded until mobile user locate the upper edge and lower boundary. Then system expand the selected content and take a series of screen shot then splice these screen shots into a big screen shot.

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A smart method to capture a screenshot beyond the mobile screen frame

With the development of mobile device, it is common to handle all kinds of things on mobile device. For example, taking screen shots from mobile is frequently used. Sometimes, mobile users need to take a screen shot which is larger than the screen size. Currently it requires user to take multiple screen shots one by one in order to copy all content, such as of the whole web page. It decreases the user experience because it's time and effort cost. Is there an convenient way to resolve this pain point on touch screen?

This method requires two fingers' cooperation as traditional method. Generally mobile users are used to holding mobile device by one hand and operating the phone by using the other hand. In this invention, to take a large screen shot, you use your left thumb to press the screen and keep still, then use the right index finger to slide down or up to make the screen content folded. Mobile users can locate the upper edge by sliding down in the upper half screen and the lower boundary by sliding up in the bottom half screen.

Index finger sliding up or down in the upper half screen controls the upper edge and index finger sliding up or down bottom half screen controls the lower boundary.

With finger's sliding down or up, the pleat appears in the middle of the screen. Number and size of pleat indicates the size ofthe whole selection part.

After upper edge and lower boundary of screen shot...