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A method for improving the use of computer windows

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000172965D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Jul-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Jul-22

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a method that helps a compute user avoid spending a lot of time resizing windows and moving them around. It is based on creating a menu of possible windows layouts, automtaically learning the layouts that are frequently used by the user and placing them in the form of a prioritized menu, and keeping the two or three most recently accessed windows visible to the user in a preselected layout.Disclosed is a method that helps a compute user avoid spending a lot of time resizing windows and moving them around. It is based on creating a menu of possible windows layouts, automtaically learning the layouts that are frequently used by the user and placing them in the form of a prioritized menu, and keeping the two or three most recently accessed windows visible to the user in a preselected layout.