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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 ...