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George G Robertson, Dugald R Hutchings, Brian R Meyers, Gregory R Smith: Computer desktop use via scaling of displayed objects with shifts to the periphery. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 17, 2012: US08225224 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to facilitating multi-tasking in a computing environment. A focus area component defines a focus area within a display space—the focus area occupying a subset area of the display space area. A sealing component scales display objects as a function of proximity to the fo ...


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Mary P Czerwinski, Dugald R Hutchings II, Daniel C Robbins, George G Robertson, Brian R Meyers, Gregory R Smith: Efficient workspace management using content groups. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 24, 2009: US07624354 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for efficiently managing desktop content is presented. A plurality of content groups are defined on a computer system. Upon activating the content management system on the computer, representative views are displayed on an associated display device. Each representative view corre ...


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George G Robertson, Dugald R Hutchings, Brian R Meyers, Gregory R Smith: Scaling of displayed objects with shifts to the periphery. Microsoft Technology Licensing, June 6, 2017: US09671922

Some examples relate to facilitating multi-tasking in a computing environment. A focus area component defines a focus area within a display space—the focus area occupying a subset area of the display space area. A scaling component scales display objects as a function of proximity to the focus area, ...


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Mary P Czerwinski, Dugald R Hutchings, Daniel C Robbins, George G Robertson, Brian R Meyers, Gregory R Smith: Efficient workspace management using content groups. Microsoft Corporation, Christensen O Connor Johnson Kindness Pllc, November 2, 2006: US20060248469-A1

A system and method for efficiently managing desktop content is presented. A plurality of content groups are defined on a computer system. Upon activating the content management system on the computer, representative views are displayed on an associated display device. Each representative view corre ...