06957397 is referenced by 145 patents and cites 132 patents.

A technique to navigate through one or more menus of a handheld computer is disclosed. In one embodiment, the technique uses a handheld device having a first button to cause a cursor to navigate through a plurality of menu items and to highlight a desired menu item. The device also has a second button to cause the cursor to navigate through a plurality of menus when the cursor is highlighting one of the menus or a first menu item, and to cause the cursor to highlight a previous menu item when the cursor is highlighting a menu item other than the first menu item.

Title
Navigating through a menu of a handheld computer using a keyboard
Application Number
9/976333
Publication Number
6957397 (B1)
Application Date
October 12, 2001
Publication Date
October 18, 2005
Inventor
Vitaly Kruglikov
Palo Alto
CA, US
William B Rees
Menlo Park
CA, US
Debbie O Chyi
Burlingame
CA, US
Robert Y Haitani
Menlo Park
CA, US
Jeffrey C Hawkins
Atherton
CA, US
Agent
Fenwick & West
Assignee
Palm
CA, US
IPC
G06F 011/00
G06K 009/00
G06K 009/00
G09G 005/14
H01H 013/70
G09G 005/00
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