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An information managing device includes a liquid crystal display section and thumbnail display means. The liquid crystal display section displays a cluster of file bundles that are thumbnail files each corresponding to one of the image files, so as to enable searches through image files displayed as original document bundles. The thumbnail display means displays the images in the cluster of file bundles on the liquid crystal display section so as to partially overlap each other in a three-dimensional configuration. With the aforementioned device, a stored image file can be easily searched for on the display screen.

Title
Information managing device for displaying thumbnail files corresponding to electronic files and searching electronic files via thumbnail file
Application Number
9/354311
Publication Number
6466237 (B1)
Application Date
July 16, 1999
Publication Date
October 15, 2002
Inventor
Miyoko Maruyama
Higashiosaka
US
Kazuyuki Motowaki
Nabari
US
Yoshiaki Tomaru
Yamatokoriyama
US
Nobuyoshi Miyao
Sakurai
US
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
US
Assignee
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
US
IPC
G09G 5/00
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