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Jan Kristian Markiewicz, Gerrit H Hofmeester, Orry W Soegiono, Jon Gabriel Clapper, Jennifer Marie Wolfe, Chantal M Leonard, Theresa B Pittappilly, Holger Kuehnle, John C Whytock: Cross-slide gesture to select and rearrange. Microsoft Corporation, Sung Kim, Andrew Sanders, Micky Minhas, April 1, 2014: US08687023 (50 worldwide citation)

Cross slide gestures for touch displays are described. In at least some embodiments, cross slide gestures can be used on content that pans or scrolls in one direction, to enable additional actions, such as content selection, drag and drop operations, and the like. In one or more embodiments, a cross ...


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Chantal M Leonard, Holger Kuehnle, John C Whytock, Rebecca Deutsch, Patrice L Miner: Arranging tiles. Microsoft Corporation, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, January 13, 2015: US08935631 (35 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for arranging tiles. These techniques and apparatuses enable users to quickly and easily arrange tiles within an interface, such as an application-launching interface. In some cases, users may arrange tiles in an interface with as little as one cont ...


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Rebecca Deutsch, Bonny P Lau, Holger Kuehnle, Nicholas R Waggoner, Ross N Luengen, Michael A Nelte: Content-based snap point. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Micky Minhas, August 23, 2016: US09423951 (8 worldwide citation)

This document describes content-based snap points and techniques that use these snap points. In some embodiments, multiple content-based snap points are used to stop at points in content that are convenient, prevent overshooting of important parts in the content, and/or aid user's in manipulating an ...


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Issa Khoury, William Scott Stauber, Petteri Mikkola, Holger Kuehnle, Ryan Pendlay, Keri Moran: Gesture for task transfer. Microsoft Technology Licensing, October 16, 2018: US10102824

A computing device, and method thereof, may have a first display. A first user input is received from an input device of the computing device. In response, a task manager is displayed, the task manager having representations of respective objects on the computing device. When a second user input is ...


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Heiwad Hamidy Osman, Holger Kuehnle, Saurabh Wagh: Secondary actions on a notification. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Arent Fox, February 13, 2018: US09891795

Various embodiments enable notifications to be generated in both touch and non-touch environments. In at least some embodiments, a notification window is presented and a drag operation can reveal one or more secondary actions that can be performed. In at least some embodiments, selection of one or m ...


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Jan Kristian Markiewicz, Gerrit H Hofmeester, Orry W Soegiono, Jennifer Marie Wolfe, Chantal M Leonard, Holger Kuehnle, Moneta Ho Kushner: Self-revealing gesture. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 2, 2017: US09639262

Various embodiments provide self-revealing gestures that are designed to provide an indication of how to perform one or more different gestures. In at least one embodiment, an initiation gesture is received, relative to an object. The initiation gesture is configured to cause presentation of a visua ...