06918091 is referenced by 112 patents and cites 64 patents.

In a cursor-based computing environment having a display, a user definable interface (UDI) is displayed upon activation by a user. The UDI has a plurality of levels each having a plurality of buttons and is displayed in a selectable position about a pointer position in a display area to reduce pointer commute. The user selects a visual appearance and shape of the UDI, and the number of buttons. The user assigns a command to each of the plurality of buttons at each of the plurality of levels by dragging and dropping from one or more applications of the apparatus.

Title
User definable interface system, method and computer program product
Application Number
9/986765
Publication Number
6918091 (B2)
Application Date
November 9, 2001
Publication Date
July 12, 2005
Inventor
Scott A Mills
Hilliard
OH, US
Joseph M Leavitt
Huntsville
AL, US
Agent
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C
Assignee
Change Tools
AL, US
IPC
G06F 003/14
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