US Patent No. 10,338,779

METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR NAVIGATING BETWEEN VISUAL COMPONENTS


Patent No. 10,338,779
Issue Date July 02, 2019
Title Methods, Systems, And Computer Program Products For Navigating Between Visual Components
Inventorship Robert Paul Morris, Raleigh, NC (US)
Assignee Cypress Lake Software, Inc, Woodville, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,338,779

1. An apparatus, comprising:a device including at least one processor operatively coupled to a display and non-transitory memory, the memory storing a plurality of applications including a first application and a second application, the device configured to:
present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, a first window of the first application in a presentation space of the display;
detect, utilizing the at least one processor, first user input;
in response to the detection of the first user input, present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, a representation of a second window of the second application in a menu, in a particular region of the presentation space of the display, for displaying the second window of the second application in the presentation space of the display in response to a detection of a second user input in connection with the representation of the second window, the particular region:
located in a first location adjacent to a second location of the first window, and
operable for being hidden in response to the first window being maximized;
detect, utilizing the at least one processor, the second user input in connection with the representation of the second window of the second application; and
in response to the detection of the second user input in connection with the representation of the second window of the second application, present, utilizing the at least one processor and the display, the second window of the second application;
wherein the apparatus is configured such that the menu is located in the first location if the first user input includes a first particular input, and the menu is located in a third location if the first user input includes a second particular input.