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The password input method which used a dummy cursor.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015702D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Mar-15
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is the user interface using a dummy cursor. This invention is used typically in case that inputs cen be done by clicking an icon on a screen, but a user does not want to show it. For example, shown is a password input screen(Fig 1.) using icons. The following is a feature of the user interface using dummy cursor. A motion of cursor is shown in Fig. 2.