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Shaun A Kaasten, Jason F Moore, Kenneth M Tubbs, Relja Ivanovic, David G De Vorchik, Richard M Banks, Patrice L Miner: System and method for filtering and organizing items based on common elements. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, December 12, 2006: US07149729 (111 worldwide citation)

A system and method for filtering and organizing items from computer memories based on common elements. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, filters are provided for manipulating the items. The filters are essentially tools for narrowing down a set of items. In one embodiment, the filters ...


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Jason F Moore, Giampiero M Sierra, Richard M Banks, Lyon King Fook Wong, Relja B Ivanovic, Paul A Gusmorino, Tyler K Beam, Timothy P McKee, Jeffrey C Belt, David G De Vorchik, Chris J Guzak, Aidan Low, Kenneth M Tubbs, Colin R Anthony, Sasanka C Chalivendra, Marieke Iwema Watson, Gerald Paul Joyce, Alex D Wade, Benjamin A Betz, Ahsan S Kabir, Donna B Andrews, Patrice L Miner, Paul L Cutsinger: User interface for a file system shell. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, August 3, 2010: US07769794 (102 worldwide citation)

A file system shell is provided. One aspect of the shell provides virtual folders which expose regular files and folders to users in different views based on their metadata instead of the actual physical underlying file system structure on the disk. Users are able to work with the virtual folders th ...


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Shaun A Kaasten, Jason F Moore, Kenneth M Tubbs, Relja Ivanovic, David G De Vorchik, Richard M Banks, Patrice L Miner: System and method for filtering and organizing items based on common elements. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, January 9, 2007: US07162466 (63 worldwide citation)

A system and method for filtering and organizing items from computer memories based on common elements. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, filters are provided for manipulating the items. The filters are essentially tools for narrowing down a set of items. In one embodiment, the filters ...


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Paul A Gusmorino, Ben Karas, David G De Vorchik, Marcus Harvey, Patrice L Miner, Tyler K Beam, Timothy P McKee: System and method for viewing and editing multi-value properties. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, March 6, 2007: US07188316 (51 worldwide citation)

In a display of properties (or metadata) for multiple selected files, properties may be aggregated. Visual differentiation may be used to associate displayed aggregated values with one or more selected files to which the values pertain. Multi-value properties may also be aggregated and differentiate ...


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Jason F Moore, Nathaniel H Ballou, Richard M Banks, Tyler K Beam, Davd G De Vorchik, Chris J Guzak, Judson Craig Hally, James Brian Kurtz, Patrice L Miner, David J Sheldon: File system shell. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, August 5, 2008: US07409644 (43 worldwide citation)

A file system shell is provided. One aspect of the shell provides virtual folders which expose regular files and folders to users in different views based on their metadata instead of the actual physical underlying file system structure on the disk. Users are able to work with the virtual folders th ...


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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, Marina Dukhon, Varun Bahl, Patrice L Miner, Jeffrey S Miller, Benjamin A Betz: Application-launching interface for multiple modes. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, March 24, 2015: US08990733 (33 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an application-launching interface for multiple modes. This interface enables a user to quickly and easily select to launch applications associated with different modes. A user may avoid wading through multiple interfaces, making multiple s ...


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J Craig Hally, Kenneth A Koch, Mark R Ligameri, Jason F Moore, Shaun A Kaasten, Richard M Banks, Michael Sheldon, David G De Vorchik, Zeke B Odins Lucas, Patrice L Miner: Virtual address bar user interface control. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, July 3, 2007: US07240292 (33 worldwide citation)

A virtual address bar user interface control is presented. The virtual address bar includes a plurality of interactive segments, each segment corresponding to a predetermined filter for selecting content in a computer file system. Collectively, the interactive segments represent a virtual address fo ...


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Robert J Jarrett, Jesse Clay Satterfield, Nils A Sundelin, Bret P Anderson, Tsz Yan Wong, Chaitanya Dev Sareen, Patrice L Miner, Jensen Harris, David A Matthews, Jennifer Nan, Matthew I Worley: Multi-application environment. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jim Banowsky, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, June 9, 2015: US09052820 (29 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling a multi-application environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable multi-application environments having combinations of immersive interfaces, windows-based interfaces, and a desktop treated as an immersive interf ...


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Robert J Jarrett, Jesse Clay Satterfield, Nils A Sundelin, Bret P Anderson, Tsz Yan Wong, Chaitanya Dev Sareen, Patrice L Miner, Jensen Harris, David A Matthews, Jennifer Nan, Matthew I Worley: Multi-application environment. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jim Banowsky, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, August 11, 2015: US09104440 (24 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling a multi-application environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable multi-application environments having combinations of immersive interfaces, windows-based interfaces, and a desktop treated as an immersive interf ...