Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA system and method for generating a three dimensional graphic illustration of wireless communication system performance in a building.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and methods are disclosed for providing visualization of a telecommunications network topology. In an embodiment, a request is sent for data matching a search query. A response is then received at a client device that includes a data object containing a plurality of data fields and corresponding field values. These data fields and corresponding field values collectively define a plurality of communications paths in the telecommunications network. Each path describes the topological structure of network objects in the path of communication between two network objects. The received data object is then processed at the client device to generate a visual representation of each path defined in the data object. Finally, the generated visual representations are displayed at the client device in an interactive, graphical user interface.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSome aspects of the invention relate to a server apparatus including a content player. The server apparatus includes an interface configured to serve the content player to a client apparatus. The content player is configured to operate on the client apparatus by receiving several content streams through a single socket connection and presenting each of the content streams to a different portion of a display. The manner of presentation is configurable by a user of the client apparatus.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA terminal including a display; and a controller configured to display an execution screen of a first program on a full screen of the display, split the full screen into a first area and a second area in response to a screen split request if the execution screen of the first program is displayed on the display, and display the execution screen on the first area and a multitasking screen on the second area including at least one of a second program and an external input for connection to the terminal.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn integrated application program for video shooting, video sharing, video editing and contact information management on a mobile device. Upon being invoked, the application program directly enters into the video shooting mode of a graphical user interface (GUI) where a user can start to shoot a video after interacting with the GUI only once. Further, contact information is represented using a grid like visual object within the GUI. A grid includes a plurality of pictorial tiles, each representing a contact group. The social grid is customizable by user configurations and/or automatically based on a number of predefined factors. Once recipients are selected from the grid, the video message can be transmitted to the selected recipients. All functionalities can be within a single application program resident on the mobile device.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and techniques are described for remoting a user interface. A described technique includes receiving, at a user device, a user request to use a display of a display device to access an application. The application includes a respective user interface code path corresponding to each of a multitude of display device classes. Each user interface code path generates a user interface that is specific to display devices of the corresponding display device class. The user device causes the application to generate a user interface for the display of the first display device by executing a first user interface code path. The first user interface code path corresponds to a first display device class to which the first display device is classified. The user device provides a user interface for presentation on the display of the first display device in response to the user request.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication service, such as a VoIP or video chat service. A user initiates an interaction with another user in the social networking system, which passes the users' information to the third-party communication service provider to allow it to provide the requested service. The social networking system may pass an encrypted identifier for the users so that the third-party communication service does not have access to the real identities of the social networking system's users. A user of the social networking system may use this process to video conference with users of the third-party communication service, rather than just other users of the social networking system, and vice versa.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTApparatuses and methods that relate selectable actions embedded in two or more interactive elements from a plurality of wearable computing devices are discussed. The selected actions taken by the user of the first wearable computing device in the first interactive element are evaluated against the data including the actions taken by the user of the second wearable computing device in the second interactive element. A resultant interactive element is generated based on the evaluation of the data of the first interactive element against the data of the second interactive element. The resultant interactive element relates the selectable actions indicated by the first and second interactive elements from the first and second wearable computing devices. The resultant interactive element is then broadcast to at least the respective input communication circuits of the first and second wearable computing devices.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTUser interactions are detected that customize and create new versions of the configuration of a selected data surfacing solution. The customizations and new versions are saved as changes (or deltas) to the selected data surfacing solution. The selected data surfacing solution, with the customization deltas, is identified as a unique solution and saved as a node in a solution hierarchy that has the selected solution as its ancestor node. The selected data surfacing solution, with new version (upgrade) deltas, is identified as a new version of the selected solution and saved as a new version in the same node in a solution hierarchy. The node in the hierarchy corresponding to the selected solution with the customization and upgrade deltas inherits a configuration corresponding to the ancestor node.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA network asset location system and methods of its use and operation are disclosed. In one aspect, the network asset location system includes a mobile application component executable on a mobile device including a camera and a display, the mobile application component configured to receive image data from the camera and display an image on the display based on the image data and overlay information identifying one or more network assets identifiable in the image data. The network asset location system also includes an asset management tracking engine configured to receive the image data and generate the overlay information including an identification of a location of at least one of the one or more network assets within the image.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA video annotation interface includes a video pane configured to display a video, a video timeline bar including a video play-head indicating a current point of the video which is being played, a segment timeline bar including initial and final handles configured to define a segment of the video for playing, and a plurality of color-coded comment markers displayed in connection with the video timeline bar. Each of the comment markers is associated with a frame or segment of the video and corresponds to one or more annotations for that frame or segment made by one of a plurality of users. Each of the users can make annotations and view annotations made by other users. The annotations can include annotations corresponding to a plurality of modalities, including text, drawing, video, and audio modalities.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAnnotations can be automatically added to a media presentation during playback of the presentation without a user having to manually interact with the playback device. The playback device determines whether an annotation is to be added to the media presentation based on characteristics of voice input received at the device, such as voice input signal strength or variances in the voice input signal strength. Characteristics of video input received at the device can be used to determine whether a user is speaking to the computing device as well. The device can handle a new annotation overlapping an existing annotation by either removing the existing annotation or by shifting the existing annotation until there is no more overlap. A media presentation can comprise multiple annotation tracks.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn automation component includes a display having addressable locations in an array for display of data, and control circuitry that is configured to control the display. In a first mode, the control circuitry controls illumination of one or more individual locations of the display in the array for conveying individual data corresponding to the individual locations. In a second mode, the control circuitry controls illumination of two or more individual locations in the array to display an amalgamated alphanumeric character.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn some embodiments, a method includes receiving an electronic document that comprises a plurality of sections. The method includes marking the plurality of sections as a content section or a non-content section using a visual attribute of the sections that includes at least one of a width of the section, a density of the plurality of hyperlinks in the section, a size of a font of text in the section and whether a title of the electronic document overlaps with text in the section. The method also includes storing the marking of the plurality of sections of the electronic document in a machine-readable medium.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are some examples of systems, apparatus, methods and storage media for creating groups in a social networking database system, and more specifically, to creating groups based on network feed items. In some implementations, a database system is capable of maintaining a database including data associated with a plurality of users and groups to which the users can be subscribed. The system is configurable to provide a feed for display to a first user, and to receive input entered in a publication field by the first user. The system is configurable to create a feed item for display to the first user and to at least one second user based on the received input. The system is configurable to receive second input associated with the feed item from the second user. The system is additionally configurable to provide a selectable user interface (UI) element for display to the first user. Responsive to the selection of the UI element, the system is further configurable to create a new group based on the feed item, and to subscribe the first and the second user to the new group without additional input.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe current disclosure generally relates to database management systems (DBMSs) and may be generally directed to methods and systems of using artificial intelligence (i.e. machine learning and/or anticipation functionalities, etc.) to learn a user's use of a DBMS, store this “knowledge” in a knowledgebase, and anticipate the user's future operating intentions. The current disclosure may also be generally directed to associative methods and systems of constructing DBMS commands. The current disclosure may also be generally directed to methods and systems of using a simplified DBMS command language (SDCL) for associative DBMS command construction. The current disclosure may also be generally directed to artificially intelligent methods and systems for associative DBMS command construction. The current disclosure may also be generally directed to methods and systems for associative DBMS command construction through voice input. Other methods, systems, features, elements and/or their embodiments are also disclosed.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method, item communication arrangement and a computer program product communicate items representing process control objects to a user of a wireless terminal in a process control system. The arrangement includes an item communication control unit providing the items representing process control objects and configured to continuously determine weights of the items and visually communicate items to the user via the wireless terminal in an order defined by the weights of the items. The weight of an item is determined based on an item selection pattern of the user.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTImage cache collaboration is described to enable multiple clients to share image data in a remote desktop environment. A centralized cache manager maintains information about all image caches on all client devices which have established connections to the server. When an update to a portion of the GUI of a virtual desktop for a first client device is detected, the central cache manager can determine whether any other client devices contain the requested image data in their respective image caches. If such a device is identified, the server transmits a message to the first client device, identifying the second client device that contains the requested image data in its respective image cache. The first client device may then request and receive the image data from the second client device over the LAN on which both devices reside, thereby obtaining the data with less latency.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are methods and apparatus for generating accessible documents. In one embodiment, an initial document in a print format is obtained. The print format of the initial document is identified as one of a plurality of print formats. A parser corresponding to the one of the plurality of print formats is applied such that the initial document is parsed according to the print format of the initial document. An intermediate document that conforms to an intermediate format is generated based upon results obtained from applying the parser. A template for converting the intermediate document into an accessible document is obtained. The template is then such that an accessible document corresponding to the initial document is generated.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method for user collaboration in a business intelligence software tool includes executing a computing server in an operating system of a computing device including a processing unit and system memory. The computing server comprises a business intelligence tool application adapted for rendering data to a group of users for business intelligence. Using a client computer, users access the business intelligence tool application made available by the computing server. Collaborative user notes are added to a representation of data presented by the business intelligence tool application to the group of users. The user collaborative notes are saved on a data page for subsequent retrieval. The data page and user collaborative notes are shared with the group of users for collective intelligence.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA computer-implemented method, carried out by one or more processors, for managing product configuration files. In an embodiment, the method comprises the steps of receiving, by one or more processors, a document containing one or more annotations, wherein the one or more annotations are associated with one or more files; determining, by one or more processors, an annotation has been selected from the one or more annotations to access a particular file associated with the selected annotation; linking, by one or more processors, a storage location for the particular file associated with the selected annotation to the received document; and displaying, by one or more processors, content of the particular file associated with the selected annotation in the received document.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTMethods and systems for interacting with multiple three-dimensional (3D) object data models are provided. An example method may involve receiving a plurality of three-dimensional (3D) object data models that represent objects associated with a given category. The plurality of 3D object data models may include one or more annotated parts. The method may also involve receiving a candidate 3D object data model that is associated with the given category of objects. The candidate 3D object data model may include one or more un-annotated parts. The method may additionally involve, based on a shape and an appearance of the one or more annotated parts and spatial-layout information that defines how the one or more annotated parts are spatially arranged, applying an annotation of a respective part of a respective 3D object data model to a corresponding part of the candidate 3D object data model.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure provides a method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for managing data. A method includes creating, by a first user equipment (UE), a data, and transferring, by the first UE, the data to a server. The method further includes editing, by a second UE, the data, the second UE comprising persistent memory, wherein only a portion of the data is maintained in the persistent memory of the second UE during the editing, and in response to completion of the editing, automatically removing, by the second UE, the data from the persistent memory of the second UE.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn one aspect, an example method involves: a computing device selecting a media program; the computing device accessing first data representing closed-captioning text that corresponds to the media program; accessing second data representing a program schedule of the selected media-program, wherein the program schedule comprises first text; the computing device selecting second text from among the first text; the computing device using the selected second-text to (i) identify a candidate misspelled-term within the closed-captioning text, and (ii) identify a candidate replacement-term for the candidate misspelled-term; and the computing device outputting, via a user interface, a prompt requesting a command to modify the closed-captioning text by replacing the identified candidate misspelled-term with the identified candidate replacement-term.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThere is provided a display device that displays both of main and sub texts (Japanese and English, title and auxiliary explanation, or the like) corresponding to each other on a screen. Even when display priorities (such as character sizes) in the main and sub texts are varied, the display device does not produce unnecessary blank spaces and does not disarrange the screen layout, to display strings in good visibility. For a screen having plural composite display areas each of which includes a main text and a sub text, the display device includes a main text character size control unit to calculate a common character size at which the main text strings are fitted into respective main text display areas, and a sub text character size control unit to calculate a common character size at which the sub text strings are fitted into respective sub text display areas, wherein the display device arranges the plural main and sub texts in respective display areas, using character sizes calculated by the main and sub text character size control units.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTUpon a user first installing, first launching, or otherwise first using a software application, a visual test may be provided that determines a desirable font size (i.e., size of text) to use throughout some or all user interfaces of that application or applicable device for that user. Based on prompts to the user regarding readability of the sample text of different font sizes and the responses received from the user, the system for font size selection may then select a default font size specifically for that user. The user's computing device may be in communication with a remote device or other server that that stores the selected fonts in a corresponding user profile, and then applies a corresponding font size selection to other connected devices of the user depending of the type of device and other user selectable options.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed is a method for quickly inserting Wordart in a PDF document. The method comprises the following steps: S1: establishing Wordart attribute libraries containing various Wordart models, wherein Wordart attributes define concrete expression forms of Wordart; S2: establishing Wordart model libraries, wherein the Wordart model libraries correspond to the Wordart attribute libraries one-by-one for a user to select in the form of a list as required; and S3: when the user selects one of the Wordart models therein, popping up an editing window for the user to write the content of the Wordart to be inserted, then adding the attribute corresponding to the Wordart model onto the content written by the user, and integrating the content of the Wordart to be inserted and the attribute and then writing same in a PDF document. By means of the present invention, the purpose of quickly inserting Wordart can be achieved, thereby improving the working efficiency for people to process a PDF document.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTWhen a social networking system receives an image and associated text for presentation to one or more users, the social networking system determines how to present the text and the image. For example, the social networking system determines if to overlay the text onto an area of the image. A readability score indicating the readability of the text if overlaid onto an area of the image is determined based on attributes of the image and of the text. Using the readability score, the social networking system overlays the text onto an area of the image when presented to other users or presents the text adjacent to the image when presented to other users.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA data transfer system is configured to receive via a computer communications network an identification of a location of remotely-stored structured data accessible to a remote system; provide an output signal for display on a remote system of a prompt for mapping data mapping the remotely stored data to data identifiers; receive mapping data in response to the prompt; access the remotely stored data; employing the received mapping data, map data elements identified in the remotely-stored, to a a predetermined format; verify that the received mapped data constitutes complete data to submit to a backend system; and submit the mapped data to the backend system.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystem and method for computer processing of email messages and visual presentation of citations in the body of the email message, the system and method involving: the finding of the first header of the first citation connected to the forwarded first email message; comparing at least part of the first header of the first citation with a set of masks and determining data from the first header of the first citation; finding the second header of the second citation connected to the forwarded second email message; comparing at least part of the second header of the second citation with a set of masks and determining data from the second header of the second citation; generating the presentation of the email message in which data from at least part of the first header of the first citation and data from at least part of the second header of the second citation are accordingly presented in unified format.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and methods for a content database storing extracted content. A content manager engine executing on a computer system performs various functions in relation to the content database. The content manager engine may extract content fragments from documents of different document types and store the content fragments to content entries of the content database. The content manager engine may reproduce a selected document using the content database, allow direct modification of content entries, merge two or more documents of different types into a single document, and create a new document based on the content entries.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and methods for providing a custom action for an information post are described. In one embodiment, data for generating a user interface component for display at a client machine may be transmitted from a server to the client machine. The user interface component displaying one or more information posts may be capable of being generated in accordance with first computing programming language instructions provided by a first entity. Each information post may include information relating to a record stored on a storage medium accessible to the server. Selected ones of the information posts may have associated therewith a custom action activation mechanism for activating a custom action relating to the associated information post. The custom action activation mechanism may be capable of being generated in accordance with second computer programming language instructions provided by a second entity.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are examples of systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products for converting video into a walkthrough for an application or an online service. For example, a database storing data objects identifying walkthrough stages can be maintained. Each walkthrough stage can be associated with one or more features of an application or a service. Video comprising a plurality of frames can be received. A spatial region of one or more of the frames can be matched to a graphical component of the application or the service to produce a mapping. One or more of the frames can be processed using the mapping to determine that an update to a user interface (UI) displayed on a computing device has occurred. One or more walkthrough stages stored in the database can be identified based on the mapping. The one or more identified walkthrough stages can be assigned to a walkthrough. The walkthrough can be stored as a data file in a database of a database system. The walkthrough can be configured to be accessed via the data network and interacted with using the computing device.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method for determining a label size and conditions for displaying a tooltip includes identifying a label object within a parent object, computing a label width of the label object based at least partially on a layout associated with the parent object, and computing a text width for text data associated with the label object. The method further includes determining a size relationship between the label width and the text width, and determining whether to enable display of a tooltip for the label object based at least partially on the size relationship.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThere are provided systems and methods for guided authoring of interactive content. A content generation system enabling such guided authoring includes a system processor, a system memory, and an interactive content authoring engine stored in the system memory. The system processor is configured to execute the interactive content authoring engine to receive data corresponding to an interactive content through an authoring interface of the interactive content authoring engine, and to detect at least one of an inconsistency in the interactive content and a possible conflict arising from a user interaction with the interactive content. The system processor is further configured to to execute the interactive content authoring engine to identify at least one solution for each inconsistency and/or possible conflict, and to resolve the inconsistency or inconsistencies and the possible conflict(s) to enable generation of a substantially conflict and inconsistency free interactive content.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA system and method for use with a voice-capable system, includes but is not limited to receiving a vocal input to the voice-capable system, receiving one or more instructions referential to the first speech output version of the vocal input, and creating a second speech output version of the vocal input representational of the first speech output version of the vocal input manipulated responsive to the one or more instructions.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA multitrack recorder includes a display unit and a control unit. The control unit displays on the display unit a level meter image indicating information on a corresponding track with respect to each of a predetermined number of tracks, and also first number images indicating the respective numbers of some of the tracks so as to be associated with the corresponding respective level meter images irrespective of the states of the some tracks, and, when a focused track is generated among the tracks displayed, temporarily displays a second number image indicating the number of the focused track so as to be associated with the corresponding level meter image. The second number image is displayed in a manner such that at least one of a size, a position, and a color is different from that of the first number image.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA PC in which an information processing device according to the invention is applied includes: an acquisition unit which acquires tape information including information that can specify a tape color of a print tape; an option display unit which displays a plurality of options to be display color candidates for the tape preview, on the basis of the tape information; a selection unit which selects an arbitrary option from the plurality of options; and a preview display unit which displays the tape preview in a display color corresponding to the arbitrary option.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention provides an information input device, in which information is inputted by easy operations, even if a display unit size is limited. An information input device of the present invention has: a display unit displaying a plurality of figures; a detecting unit arranged in front of the display unit or behind the display unit, and detecting whether a physical contact from an outside exists or not and a contacted position at which the physical contact exists; and a control unit deciding a figure displayed on the display unit and a position at which the figure is displayed, and inputting information based on a signal from the detecting unit, and when the detecting unit detects the physical contact exists, the control unit determines a first figure displayed at a nearest position to the contacted position in the plurality of figures based on the contacted position and decides a second figure displayed at a position surrounding the contacted position based on a kind of the first figure.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA portable electronic device includes a touch display configured to sense contact with a finger or stylus, a speaker, and a processing system that communicates with the touch display and the speaker. The device is configured to display a symbol using a set of trace indicator line segments comprising a trace direction indicator and a trace termination indicator and to highlight a region of a first of the trace indicator line segments. The device is configured to detect user touch input at multiple locations on the touch display and determine whether the first trace indicator line segment has been traced from the highlighted region to the termination indicator in a direction corresponding to the trace direction indicator, and in response, to draw and maintain a color line corresponding to the detected user touch input at the multiple locations.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA new or existing portlet queries the category attribute of other portlets on a portal page. The new or existing portlet may take a position adjacent to other portlets having the same category attribute. The new or existing portlet may adjust its size or one or more of the other portlets may adjust their size so that the portlets are aligned with one another.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe disclosure relates to certain system and method embodiments for generating reports from unstructured data. In one embodiment, a method can include identifying events matching criteria of an initial search query (each of the events including a portion of raw machine data that is associated with a time), identifying a set of fields, each field defined for one or more of the identified events, causing display of an interactive graphical user interface (GUI) that includes one or more interactive elements enabling a user to define a report for providing information relating to the matching events (each interactive element enabling processing or presentation of information in the matching events using one or more fields in the identified set of fields), receiving, via the GUI, a report definition indicating how to report information relating to the matching events, and generating, based on the report definition, a report including information relating to the matching events.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA system and method of defining download parameters for downloading a desired content item is provided. A user presented with content on a display for downloading selects a desired content item to be downloaded by pointing to a visual thumbnail icon or representation of the desired content item. A download parameter interface is presented (e.g., overlaid on the icon) on the display. The user is then able to adjust one or more download parameters associated with the desired content item. Upon achieving the desired values for the one or more download parameters, the desired content item is processed in accordance with the desired values, and is then presented to the user.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA display control apparatus includes a display control unit that controls a display of a condition setting screen for setting a condition for a device on a screen, wherein the display control unit displays a list screen in which setting items for conditions for a device are grouped and displays, according to an instruction, an item plate overlapping the list screen, in which one or more setting items in the list screen are displayed.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTApparatuses and methods that generate and send interactive elements to a plurality of wearable electronic devices are discussed. One or more mobile applications and one or more remote backend servers may cooperate to send information in the interactive elements to the instances of the time synchronous application resident in their wearable electronic device in order to bring different types of content such as timely and relevant data, events, and notifications to a user of that wearable electronic device without the users intervention to actively retrieve the different types of content. The interactive elements may be generated and sent from any of i) a public application programming interface hosted on a server, ii) one or more mobile applications resident on one or more mobile computing devices, and iii) one or more remote backend servers. In addition, these sources may merely send content and commands for the interactive elements to the public application programming interface.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe disclosure provides a method for adjusting a user interface (UI) of an electronic apparatus. The method includes following steps: analyzing color information of an image; generating a first palette having at least one first pilot color based on the color information of the image; and performing a color scheme in at least one page of the user interface according to the first palette having the at least one first pilot color.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems, methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable media configured to generate and/or configure one or more widget dashboards are presented. The widget dashboard is designed to be easily plugged into systems, like applications using a web browser and may include a built-in widget store that can source one or more widgets from multiple sources or systems. The widget dashboard may include multiple pages to allow for display of a plurality of widgets. Configuring the widget dashboard may include selecting one or more widgets for display and/or creating new widgets for display. In some examples, the same widget may be displayed multiple times (e.g., multiple occurrences of the same widget on a widget dashboard) but each occurrence may be configured differently, to permit a user to view information in various different configurations.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA shutter and shutter operator are displayed adjacent to a boundary of an information display region on a display of a portable electronic device. The information display region displays first information. In a first state, the shutter operator indicates a first direction of movement of the shutter away from the boundary for the display of second information. In response to an input, the second information is displayed, and the shutter operator changes to indicate another direction of movement of the shutter towards the boundary for hiding the second information.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn application for sharing a visual media from an electronic device includes a visual media selection function that selects a visual media for sharing. A spotlight selection function highlights a spotlight area of the visual media and stores the visual media as a sharing media including first media wherein only the spotlight area is visible, and a second media wherein the entire visual media is visible and the spotlight area is highlighted. A first message function stores a first inputted message associated with the first media, and a second message function that stores a second inputted message associated with the second media. A share function transmits the sharing media to at least one second electronic device having the application. A view function displays the sharing media on the second electronic device, by first displaying the first media, and then displaying the second media after receiving a user prompt.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method is provided to edit a display screen of a zooming user interface system; the method includes receiving a user request to transform a set of display elements that are displayed on a display screen encompassed by a frame; in response to the user request an information structured is produced in a non-transitory storage device that indicates each display element of the set of display elements that is displayed on the display screen encompassed by the frame; each display element indicated by the information structure is transformed according to the user request.