CN102033710B - Method for managing file folder and related equipment - Google Patents

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CN102033710B
CN102033710B CN201010592864.9A CN201010592864A CN102033710B CN 102033710 B CN102033710 B CN 102033710B CN 201010592864 A CN201010592864 A CN 201010592864A CN 102033710 B CN102033710 B CN 102033710B
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Abstract

The invention relates to a method for managing file folder and related equipment. A multifunctional equipment displays a plurality of selective user interface objects on a display device; for responding to the detected first input, the equipment moves the first of the plurality of selective user interface objects on the display device to a position adjacent to the second of the plurality of selective user interface objects on the display device; and for responding to satisfying the predetermined file folder creation criterion, the equipment creates a file folder containing the first and the second object, wherein the file folder creation criterion is that: the first object is adjacent to the second object, while a first input is detected.

Description

For method and the relevant device of managing folder

When the model machine of the iPhone 4 of Apple is when being stolen (known to us) from a slip-stick artist of Apple on March 25th, 2010, the invention that will disclose and advocate in the application by advance and without Apple to authorize to public.Before this is according to the theft known to us, not yet submit to the application based on US priority application.

Related application

This application claims the U.S.Provisional Serial No.61/321 being filed on April 7th, 2010, the right of priority of 872, by reference it is completely combined in this.

Technical field

Disclosed embodiment relate generally to has the electronic equipment of Touch sensitive surface, includes but not limited to the electronic equipment with Touch sensitive surface for managing folder.

Background technology

In recent years, Touch sensitive surface is used significantly to increase as the input equipment for computing machine and other electronic computing device.The Touch sensitive surface of example comprises Trackpad and touch-screen display.These surfaces are widely used in interface object can being selected to carry out managing folder by the user handled on display.

The operation of example comprise create file, show be associated with file Folders view, to add to file and can select user interface object (such as, application icon, document icon, folder icon etc.), remove from file and can select user interface object, the user interface object selected of reorientating in the Folders view of file, reorientate and can select folder icon in the layout of user interface object and Delete Folder.The user interface object selected of example comprises the icon of representative application, digital picture, video, text, icon and other document, and the application icon to be associated with computing application (such as, mobile device is applied and/or personal computer applications etc.).

But be trouble and poor efficiency for the existing method performing these operations.Such as, use a series of input to create, to revise and/or content in Delete Folder and file is tediously long, and cause significant cognitive load to user.In addition, the overlong time of existing method cost, thus waste electric energy.A kind of consideration particular importance in battery operated equipment after this.

Summary of the invention

Therefore, need to have for managing folder sooner, the computing equipment at more efficient method and interface.These methods and interface can supplement or substitute the conventional method for managing folder.These methods and interface decrease the cognitive load of user, and produce more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, electric energy is saved at these methods and interface, and adds the time between battery charging.

Reduced by disclosed equipment or eliminate the above-mentioned defect and other problem that are associated with the user interface of the computing equipment for having Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, this equipment is desk-top computer.In certain embodiments, this equipment is portable (such as, notebook, flat computer or handheld device).In certain embodiments, this equipment has Trackpad.In certain embodiments, this equipment has touch-sensitive display (being also referred to as " touch-screen " or " touch-screen display ").In certain embodiments, this equipment has graphic user interface (GUI), one or more processor, storer and is stored in interior one or more modules, program or the instruction set for performing multiple function of storer.In certain embodiments, user mainly through the finger contact on Touch sensitive surface and gesture and GUI mutual.In certain embodiments, described function can comprise picture editting, drawing, demonstration, word processing, website establishment, dish creation, electrical form making, game, phone, video conference, Email, instant message, body-building assistant (workout support), digital photography, digital video, network browsing, digital music plays and/or digital video is play.Executable instruction for performing these functions can be included in computer-readable recording medium or be configured in other computer program of being performed by one or more processor.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: show over the display and multiplely select user interface object; Detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: when contiguous second object of the first object, detects the first input and meets predetermined file establishment criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, create the file comprising the first object and the second object.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: show over the display and multiplely select user interface object; Detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Described method also comprises: when contiguous second object of the first object, detects the first input and meets predetermined file establishment criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, create the file comprising the first object and the second object.

According to some embodiment, a kind ofly to comprise with the graphic user interface performed on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer of being stored in and multiplely select user interface object having display, storer and one or more processor.First input is detected; And in response to the first input being detected, describedly multiplely select the first object in user interface object to be moved to over the display and described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.When contiguous second object of the first object, detect the first input and meet predetermined file establishment criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, the file comprising the first object and the second object is created.

According to some embodiment, in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, store instruction, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, make this equipment perform following operation: show over the display and multiplely select user interface object; Detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: when contiguous second object of the first object, detection first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, create the file comprising the first object and the second object.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For showing multiple device selecting user interface object over the display; For detecting the device of the first input; And response detects the first input, for over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with the device of described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Described equipment also comprises: for when the first object is close to the second object, detects the first input and meets the device that predetermined file creates criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, create the device comprising the file of the first object and the second object.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for detecting the device of the first input; And in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with the device of described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for when the first object is close to the second object, detects the first input and meets the device that predetermined file creates criterion; And in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, create the device comprising the file of the first object and the second object.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: show one or more icon and one or more folder icon over the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, show the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, continues this corresponding actions icon of display, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: show one or more icon and one or more folder icon over the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.Described method also comprises: detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, show the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, continues this corresponding actions icon of display, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, a kind of having display, storer and one or more processor, with execution, the graphic user interface be stored on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer comprises one or more action icon and one or more folder icon.Described one or more icon and described one or more folder icon are shown on the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.First input is detected; And in response to the first input being detected: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon is shown; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon is activated; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, this corresponding actions icon continues to be shown, and does not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, instruction is stored in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, this equipment is made to perform following operation: to show one or more icon and one or more folder icon over the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: detect the first input; And in response to the first input being detected: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, show the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, continues this corresponding actions icon of display, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For showing the device of one or more action icon and one or more folder icon over the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.Described equipment also comprises: for detecting the device of the first input; And in response to detecting that the first input performs the device of following operation: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, show the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, continues this corresponding actions icon of display, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for showing the device of one or more action icon and one or more folder icon over the display concurrently.This multifunctional equipment has the normal manipulation mode for activating application, and for rearranging the user interface reconfiguration mode of action icon and folder icon over the display.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for detecting the device of the first input; And in response to detecting that the first input performs the device of following operation: when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter this multifunctional equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, show the content of the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input corresponds to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon: when being in normal manipulation mode when multifunctional equipment, activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when multifunctional equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, continues this corresponding actions icon of display, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: receive and comprise the corresponding input of the request of the first project and Section 2 object file with establishment; And in response to receiving this input: create and comprise the first project and Section 2 object file; Determine more than first descriptor be associated with the first project; And determine more than second descriptor being associated with the second project.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: when more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, automatically generate the Folder Name of this file; And show the icon of this file with the Folder Name automatically generated over the display.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: receive and comprise the corresponding input of the request of the first project and Section 2 object file with establishment; And in response to receiving this input: create and comprise the first project and Section 2 object file; Determine more than first descriptor be associated with the first project; And determine more than second descriptor being associated with the second project.Described method also comprises: when more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, automatically generate the Folder Name of this file; And show the icon of this file with the Folder Name automatically generated over the display.

According to some embodiment, a kind of having display, storer and one or more processor, with execution, the graphic user interface be stored on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer comprises the first project and the second project.Comprise the corresponding input of the request of the first project and Section 2 object file and be received with creating; And in response to receiving this input: comprise the first project and Section 2 object file is created; More than first descriptor be associated with the first project is determined; With more than second descriptor to be associated with the second project is determined.When more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, the Folder Name of this file is automatically generated; And be shown over the display with the icon of this file of the Folder Name automatically generated.

According to some embodiment, instruction is stored in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, this equipment is made to perform following operation: to receive the input that the request that comprises the first project and Section 2 object file with establishment is corresponding; And in response to receiving this input: create and comprise the first project and Section 2 object file; Determine more than first descriptor be associated with the first project; With more than second descriptor determining to be associated with the second project.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: when more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, automatically generate the Folder Name of this file; And show the icon of this file with the Folder Name automatically generated over the display.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For receiving the device of the input corresponding with creating the request that comprises the first project and Section 2 object file; And for performing the following device operated in response to receiving this input: create and comprise the first project and Section 2 object file; Determine more than first descriptor be associated with the first project; And determine more than second descriptor being associated with the second project.Described equipment also comprises the device for performing following operation: when more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, automatically generate the Folder Name of this file; And show the icon of this file with the Folder Name automatically generated over the display.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for receiving the device of the input corresponding with creating the request that comprises the first project and Section 2 object file; And for performing the following device operated in response to receiving this input: create and comprise the first project and Section 2 object file; Determine more than first descriptor be associated with the first project; And determine the device of more than second descriptor be associated with the second project.Described signal conditioning package also comprises the device for performing following operation: when more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor: based on the first common descriptor, automatically generate the Folder Name of this file; And show the icon of this file with the Folder Name automatically generated over the display.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: show multiple icon over the display.The first icon in the described multiple icon of first position display over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: detect the input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon; Based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, change the size of the active region of the second icon from default size; And in response to described input being detected, mobile first icon leaves primary importance over the display.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: detect described input and meet predetermined triggering criterion; And in response to detecting that described input meets predetermined triggering criterion: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, perform first operating of being associated with the second icon; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, perform the second operation being different from the first operation.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: show multiple icon over the display.The first icon in the described multiple icon of first position display over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.Described method also comprises: detect the input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon; Based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, change the size of the active region of the second icon from default size; And in response to described input being detected, mobile first icon leaves primary importance over the display.Described method also comprises: detect described input and meet predetermined triggering criterion; And in response to detecting that described input meets predetermined triggering criterion: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, perform first operating of being associated with the second icon; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, perform the second operation being different from the first operation.

According to some embodiment, a kind of having display, storer and one or more processor, with execution, the graphic user interface be stored on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer comprises display multiple icons over the display.The first icon in described multiple icon is shown first position over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.The input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon is detected.Based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, the size of the active region of the second icon is changed from default size.In response to described input being detected, the first icon is moved away from primary importance over the display.Detect described input and meet predetermined triggering criterion; And in response to detecting that described input meets predetermined triggering criterion: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, be associated with the second icon first operates and is performed; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, the second operation being different from the first operation is performed.

According to some embodiment, in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, store instruction, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, make this equipment perform following operation: to show multiple icon over the display.The first icon in the described multiple icon of first position display over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: detect the input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon; Based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, change the size of the active region of the second icon from default size; And in response to described input being detected, mobile first icon leaves primary importance over the display.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: detect described input and meet predetermined triggering criterion; And in response to detecting that described input meets predetermined triggering criterion: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, perform first operating of being associated with the second icon; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, perform the second operation being different from the first operation.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For showing the device of multiple icon over the display.The first icon in the described multiple icon of first position display over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.Described equipment also comprises: for detecting the device of the input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon; For based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, change the device of the size of the active region of the second icon from default size; And in response to described input being detected, move the device that the first icon leaves primary importance over the display.Described equipment also comprises: the device meeting predetermined triggering criterion for detecting described input; And in response to detecting that described input meets the device that predetermined triggering criterion performs following operation: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, perform first operating of being associated with the second icon; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, perform the second operation being different from the first operation.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: display; For showing the device of multiple icon over the display.The first icon in the described multiple icon of first position display over the display.The second icon being different from the first icon in described multiple icon has the active region of default size.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for detecting the device of the input corresponding with the request of mobile first icon; For based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, change the device of the size of the active region of the second icon from default size; And in response to described input being detected, move the device that the first icon leaves primary importance over the display.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: the device meeting predetermined triggering criterion for detecting described input; And in response to detecting that described input meets the device that predetermined triggering criterion performs following operation: when the first icon is at least in part in the active region of the second icon, perform first operating of being associated with the second icon; And when the first icon is outside the active region of the second icon, perform the second operation being different from the first operation.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: arrange the multiple icon of display with first over the display; Detect and move to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display with by the first icon in described multiple icon from the primary importance display; And in response to described input being detected: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And keep the position of each respective icon in described multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: when meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in mobile described multiple icon except the first icon, are different from second of the first layout arrange to be formed.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: arrange the multiple icon of display with first over the display; Detect and move to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display with by the first icon in described multiple icon from the primary importance display; And in response to described input being detected: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And keep the position of each respective icon in described multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.Described method also comprises: when meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in mobile described multiple icon except the first icon, are different from second of the first layout arrange to be formed.

According to some embodiment, a kind of have display, storer and one or more processor to comprise with the graphic user interface performed on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer of being stored in over the display first arrange in multiple icons.Be detected with the input that the first icon in described multiple icon is moved to the request of the second place on display corresponding from the primary importance display; And in response to described input being detected: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And the position of each respective icon in described multiple icon except the first icon is kept, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.When meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in described multiple icon except the first icon are moved, so as to be formed be different from the first layout second arrange.

According to some embodiment, in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, store instruction, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, make this equipment perform following operation: to arrange the multiple icon of display with first over the display; Detect and move to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display with by the first icon in described multiple icon from the primary importance display; And in response to described input being detected: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And keep the position of each respective icon in described multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: when meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in mobile described multiple icon except the first icon, are different from second of the first layout arrange to be formed.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For arranging the device of the multiple icon of display over the display with first; For the device detected with the first icon in described multiple icon is moved to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display from the primary importance display; And in response to detecting that described input performs the device of following operation: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And keep the position of each respective icon in multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.Described equipment also comprises: for when meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in mobile described multiple icon except the first icon, to form the second device arranged being different from the first layout.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for arranging the device of the multiple icon of display over the display with first; For the device detected with the first icon in described multiple icon is moved to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display from the primary importance display; And in response to detecting that described input performs the device of following operation: the first icon is moved to the second place from primary importance; And keep the position of each respective icon in multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffle criterion until meet.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for when meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, the one or more icons in mobile described multiple icon except the first icon, to form the second device arranged being different from the first layout.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: display living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: detect the input corresponding with the request of the content in the described file of amendment; With in response to described input being detected: amendment file in content; And upgrade described living document clip icon, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: display living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.Described method also comprises: detect the input corresponding with the request of the content in the described file of amendment; With in response to described input being detected: amendment file in content; And upgrade described living document clip icon, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, a kind of having display, storer and one or more processor, with execution, the graphic user interface be stored on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer comprises living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.The input corresponding with the request of the content in the described file of amendment is detected; With in response to described input being detected: the content in file is modified; And described living document clip icon is updated, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, store instruction, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, make this equipment perform following operation: display living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: detect the input corresponding with the request of the content in the described file of amendment; With in response to described input being detected: amendment file in content; And upgrade described living document clip icon, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For showing the device of living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.Described equipment also comprises: for detecting the device of the input corresponding with the request of the content revised in described file; With in response to detecting that described input performs the device of following operation: the content in amendment file; And upgrade described living document clip icon, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for showing the device of living document clip icon.The vision of the Current Content that this living document clip icon comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for detecting the device of the input corresponding with the request of the content revised in described file; With in response to detecting that described input performs the device of following operation: the content in amendment file; And upgrade described living document clip icon, so that the vision instruction that the space comprising the amended content in this file is arranged.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises display, one or more processor, storer and one or more program.One or more program to be stored in storer and to be configured to be performed by one or more processor.Described one or more program comprises the instruction for following operation: display file clip icon in the wallpaper background of display, and described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Described one or more program also comprises the instruction for following operation: detect corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides first and input; And in response to the first input being detected: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Part II is made to move away Part I; And the content of display file folder in region between the first and second.

According to some embodiment, perform a kind of method at the multifunctional equipment place with display.The method comprises: display file clip icon in the wallpaper background of display, and described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Described method also comprises: detect corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides first and input; And in response to the first input being detected: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Part II is made to move away Part I; And the content of display file folder in region between the first and second.

According to some embodiment, it is a kind of that having display, storer and one or more processor, with execution, the graphic user interface be stored on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer comprises the folder icon be presented in the wallpaper background of display, described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides first input detected; And in response to the first input being detected: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Part II is moved away from Part I; And the content of file is shown in region between the first and second.

According to some embodiment, instruction is stored in a kind of computer-readable recording medium, when described instruction is performed by the multifunctional equipment with display, this equipment is made to perform following operation: display file clip icon in the wallpaper background of display, described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Described instruction also makes this equipment perform following operation: detect corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides first and input; And in response to the first input being detected: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Part II is made to move away Part I; And the content of display file folder in region between the first and second.

According to some embodiment, a kind of multifunctional equipment comprises: display; For the device of display file clip icon in the wallpaper background of display, described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Described equipment also comprises: for detecting first device that input corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides; And in response to detecting that the first input performs the device of following operation: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Mobile Part II leaves Part I; And the content of display file folder in region between the first and second.

According to some embodiment, a kind of signal conditioning package used in the multifunctional equipment with display comprises: for the device of display file clip icon in the wallpaper background of display, described folder icon corresponds to the file of content, and described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object.Described signal conditioning package also comprises: for detecting first device that input corresponding with the request of the content that display file is pressed from both sides; And in response to detecting that the first input performs the device of following operation: wallpaper background is divided into Part I and Part II; Mobile Part II leaves Part I; And the content of display file folder in region between the first and second.

Therefore, for the multifunctional equipment with display provide for managing folder sooner, more efficient method and interface, thus improve validity, efficiency and the user satisfaction to these equipment.These methods and interface can supplement or substitute the conventional method for managing folder.

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In order to understand the above embodiment of the present invention and additional embodiment better, should by reference to the accompanying drawings with reference to embodiment below, wherein similar Reference numeral indicates corresponding component in all figure.

Figure 1A and 1B shows the block scheme with the portable multifunction device of touch-sensitive display according to some embodiment;

Fig. 1 C shows the block scheme of the exemplary components for event handling according to some embodiment;

Fig. 2 shows the portable multifunction device with touch-screen according to some embodiment;

Fig. 3 is the block scheme with the example multifunctional equipment of display and Touch sensitive surface according to some embodiment;

Fig. 4 A and 4B shows according to some embodiment, the example user interface of the application menu on portable multifunction device;

Fig. 4 C shows according to some embodiment, has the example user interface of the multifunctional equipment of the Touch sensitive surface be separated with display;

Fig. 5 A-5PPP shows according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of managing folder;

Fig. 6 A-6E shows according to some embodiment, for creating the process flow diagram of the method for new folder;

Fig. 7 A-7C shows according to some embodiment, for the process flow diagram of management document clip icon and action diagram calibration method;

Fig. 8 A-8C shows according to some embodiment, for the process flow diagram of method named to new folder;

Fig. 9 A-9B shows according to some embodiment, for adjusting in response to management of icons input the process flow diagram can selecting the method for the active region of user interface object;

Figure 10 A-10B shows according to some embodiment, reshuffles the process flow diagram of the figure calibration method on display in response to management of icons input;

Figure 11 A-11C shows according to some embodiment, and Regeneration dynamics file is so that the process flow diagram of the method providing the vision about the content of the file be associated with this dynamic folders to indicate; With

Figure 12 A-12E shows according to some embodiment, provides the process flow diagram of the method for contextual information together with the content that display file is pressed from both sides.

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Detailed reference example now, the example of these embodiments shown in the drawings.In the following detailed description, propose some specific detail, to provide thorough understanding of the present invention.But, it should be understood by those skilled in the art that and can realize the present invention and not use these specific detail.In other cases, known method, program, assembly, circuits and networks are not described in detail, can make parties concerned's ambiguous of these embodiments necessarily.

Although it is also understood that and first, second grade of term can be used herein to describe each element, these elements should not by the restriction of these terms.These terms are only used to the element that is distinguished from each other.Such as, the first contact can be called as the second contact, and similarly, the second contact can be called as the first contact, and can not depart from the scope of the present invention.It is two contacts that first contact contacts with second, but they are not identical contacts.

The term herein used in describing the invention is object for describing specific embodiment and is not intended to as limitation of the present invention.As used in description of the invention and appended claims, exception unless the context clearly, singulative " ", " one ", " one " (" a ", " an " and " the ") are intended to also comprise plural form.Should also be understood that term "and/or" used herein refers to and comprises any of one or more project listed explicitly and likely combine.Will also be understood that, " comprise " when using term in this manual and " comprising " (" include ", " including ", " comprise " and/or " comprising ") time, the existence of the feature that they refer to describe, entirety, step, operation, element and/or assembly, but do not get rid of one or more further feature, entirety, step, operation, element, the existence of assembly and/or their group or interpolation.

As used herein, based on context, term " if " can be contemplated to be and mean " and when ... time " or " ... afterwards " or " in response to determining ... " or " in response to detecting ... ".Similarly, based on context, phrase " if determined ... " or " if detecting [the conditioned disjunction event be illustrated] " can be contemplated to be and mean " after determination " or " as to the response determined " or " detecting [the conditioned disjunction event be illustrated] " or " response as [the conditioned disjunction event be illustrated] being detected ".

As used herein, " resolution " of term display refers to the number of pixels (being also referred to as " pixel count " or " pixel resolution ") in each axle along display or each dimension at display.Such as, display can have the resolution of 320 × 480 pixels.In addition, as used herein, " resolution " of term multifunctional equipment refers to the resolution of the display in multifunctional equipment.Term " resolution " does not imply any restriction of size to each pixel or pixel separation.Such as, compared with first display with 1024 × 768 pixel resolutions, the second display with 320 × 480 pixel resolutions has lower resolution.But, it should be noted that the physics size of display not only depends on pixel resolution, but also depend on many other factorses, comprise pixel size and pixel separation.Therefore, compared with second display, the first display can have identical, smaller or greater physics size.

As used herein, " video resolution " of term display refers to the picture element density in each axle along display or each dimension at display.Usually with dots per inch (DPI) for video resolution is measured by unit, DPI is the counting to the number of pixels in can being placed in a row in an inch span along the respective dimensions of display.

Describe computing equipment, for the user interface of these equipment with for using the embodiment of the relevant treatment of these equipment.In certain embodiments, this computing equipment is portable communication device, such as also comprises the mobile phone of other function of such as PDA and/or music player functionality.The example embodiment of portable multifunction device includes but not limited to, the Apple of Cupertino, California and iPod equipment.Other portable set can also be used, such as there is laptop computer or the flat computer of Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen display and/or Trackpad).Should also be understood that in certain embodiments, this equipment is not portable communication device, but has the desk-top computer of Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen display and/or Trackpad).

In the following discussion, the computing equipment comprising display and Touch sensitive surface is described.But, should be appreciated that computing equipment can comprise other physical user-interface device one or more, such as physical keyboard, mouse and/or operating rod.

This equipment supports various application, the one or more application in such as following: drawing application, demonstration application, word processing application, website create application, dish creation application, spreadsheet application, game application, phone application, video conference application, e-mail applications, instant message application, body-building assistance application, photo management application, digital camera applications, digital camera applications, network browsing are applied, digital music player application and/or video frequency player are applied.

The various application that can perform on the device can use at least one common physical user interface facilities, such as Touch sensitive surface.Lower a kind of one or more functions applied and/or adjust respective application and/or change Touch sensitive surface and the corresponding information shown on said device can be applied to from a kind of.By this way, a kind of common physical architecture (such as, Touch sensitive surface) of this equipment can support the various application with directly perceived and open-and-shut user interface.

User interface can comprise one or more soft keyboard embodiment.Soft keyboard embodiment can comprise standard (QWERTY) on the display icon of keyboard and/or non-standard symbols configuration, such as be the U.S. Patent application 11/459 that on July 24th, 2006 submits to, 606, " Keyboards ForPortable Electronic Devices " and on July 24th, 2006 submit to 11/459,615, keyboard described in " Touch Screen Keyboards For Portable Electronic Devices ", is combined in this by their content intact by reference.Keyboard embodiment can comprise the icon (or soft-key button) of the decreased number number relative to the button in existing physical keyboard (keyboard of such as typewriter).This can make user more easily select the one or more icons in keyboard and thus select one or more respective symbol.Keyboard embodiment can be adaptive.Such as, can according to the icon of user action amendment display, user action such as selects one or more icon and/or one or more respective symbol.One or more application on equipment can utilize general and/or different keyboard embodiments.Therefore, can at least some applies the keyboard embodiment adjusting and use.In certain embodiments, one or more keyboard embodiment can be adjusted respectively for each user.Such as, history (lexicography, slang, individual use) can be used, for this relative users adjusts one or more keyboard embodiment based on the words of certain user.When using soft keyboard embodiment, some keyboard embodiment can be adjusted, so that selecting one or more icon and thus reduce the probability of user error when selecting one or more symbol.

Now attention directing had the embodiment of the portable set of touch-sensitive display.Figure 1A and 1B shows according to some embodiment, has the block scheme of the portable multifunction device 100 of touch-sensitive display 112.Touch-sensitive display 112 is called as " touch-screen " sometimes for convenience, and can be called as or be called touch-sensitive display system.Equipment 100 can comprise storer 102 (it can comprise one or more computer-readable recording medium), Memory Controller 122, one or more processing unit (CPU) 120, Peripheral Interface 118, RF circuit 108, voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111, microphone 113, I/O (I/O) subsystem 106, other input or opertaing device 116 and outside port 124.Equipment 100 can comprise one or more optical sensor 164.These assemblies can communicate on one or more communication bus or signal wire 103.

Should be appreciated that equipment 100 is only an example of portable multifunction device 100, and equipment 100 can have the assembly greater or less than shown assembly, can combine two or more assemblies, maybe can have different arrangement of components or layout.Various assemblies shown in Figure 1A and 1B can hardware, software or hardware and software combination realize, comprise one or more signal transacting and/or special IC.

Storer 102 can comprise high-speed random access memory, and can comprise nonvolatile memory, such as one or more disk storage device, flash memory device or other non-volatile solid-state memory equipment.Can by the assembly of Memory Controller 122 opertaing device 100 (such as CPU 120 and the Peripheral Interface 118) access to storer 102.

Peripheral Interface 118 may be used for the input and output peripheral hardware of equipment to be couple to CPU 120 and storer 102.The instruction set that one or more CPU 120 ran or performed various software program and/or is stored in storer 102, so that the various function of actuating equipment 100 and process data.

In certain embodiments, Peripheral Interface 118, CPU 120 and Memory Controller 122 can realize on one single chip such as chip 104.In some other embodiment, they can realize on different chips.

RF (radio frequency) circuit 108 receives and sends the RF signal being also called as electromagnetic signal.Electric signal is changed into electromagnetic signal/change electromagnetic signal into electric signal by RF circuit 108, and by electromagnetic signal and communication network and other communication apparatus communication.RF circuit 108 can comprise the known circuits for performing these functions, includes but not limited to antenna system, RF transceiver, one or more amplifier, tuner, one or more oscillator, digital signal processor, CODEC chipset, subscriber identity module (SIM) card, storer etc.RF circuit 108 can by radio communication and network service, (be such as also referred to as the Internet of WWW (WWW), Intranet and/or wireless network, such as cellular phone network, WLAN (wireless local area network) (LAN) and/or Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) (MAN) and miscellaneous equipment communication.Radio communication can use multiple communication standard, any one in agreement and technology, includes but not limited to global system for mobile communications (GSM), enhanced data GSM environment (EDGE), High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) (W-CDMA), CDMA (CDMA), time division multiple access (TDMA) (TDMA), bluetooth, Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) (such as, IEEE802.11a, IEEE802.11b, IEEE802.11g and/or IEEE802.11n), the networking telephone (VoIP), Wi-MAX, for the agreement (such as, internet message access protocol (IMAP) and/or post office protocol (POP)) of Email, instant message transrecieving (such as, scalable message process Presence Protocol (XMPP, extensiblemessaging and presence protocol), for instant message transrecieving and the session initiation protocol (SIMPLE, Session Initiation Protocol for InstanctMessaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions) presenting support expansion, instant message transrecieving and present service (IMPS)) and/or Short Message Service (SMS), or any communication protocol that other is applicable to, is included in this document submission day still undeveloped communication protocol.

Voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111 and microphone 113 provide the audio interface between user and equipment 100.Voice data, from Peripheral Interface 118 audio reception data, is converted to electric signal by voicefrequency circuit 110, and by electric signal transmission to loudspeaker 111.Loudspeaker 111 converts electrical signals to the sound wave that people can hear.Voicefrequency circuit 110 also receives the electric signal that microphone 113 is changed from sound wave.Voicefrequency circuit 110 converts electrical signals to voice data, and by audio data transmission to Peripheral Interface 118 to process.Peripheral Interface 118 can be passed through from storer 102 and/or RF circuit 108 audio reception data, and/or to storer 102 and/or RF circuit 108 transmitting audio data.In certain embodiments, voicefrequency circuit 110 also comprises earphone jack (such as, Fig. 2 212).Earphone jack provides voicefrequency circuit 110 and the removable audio frequency I/O peripheral hardware (earphone such as only exported or have output (such as, earphone for one or two ear) and input (such as, microphone) earphone) between interface.

I/O subsystem 106 is by the I/O peripheral hardware on equipment 100, and such as touch-screen 112 and other input/control devices 116, be couple to Peripheral Interface 118.I/O subsystem 106 can comprise display controller 156 and for other input or one or more input control devices 160 of opertaing device.One or more input control device 160 from/to other input or opertaing device 116 receive/send electric signal.Other input control apparatus 116 can comprise physical button (such as, pressing (push) button, rocking bar (rocker) button etc.), driver plate, slider switch, operating rod, some striking wheel etc.In some alternative embodiment, one or more input control device 160 can be coupled to following in any one (or any one being free of attachment in them): the pointing device of keyboard, infrared port, USB port, such as mouse.One or more button (such as, Fig. 2 208) can comprise the up/down button that the volume for loudspeaker 111 and/or microphone 113 controls.One or more button can comprise pressing button (such as, Fig. 2 206).The locking of touch-screen 112 or the process of the unlocker device that starts to make on the touchscreen to use gesture can be removed to the quick pressing of pressing button, as the U.S. Patent application 11/322 submitted on Dec 23rd, 2005,549, described in " Unlocking a Deviceby Performing Gestures on an Unlock Image ", by reference it is completely combined in this.Can connect or the power supply of closing device 100 the longer pressing of pressing button (such as, 206).User can customize the function of one or more button.Touch-screen 112 is used to realize virtual or soft key and one or more soft keyboard.

Touch-sensitive touch-screen 112 provides input interface between equipment and user and output interface.Display controller 156 receives from/to touch-screen 112 and/or sends electric signal.Touch-screen 112 shows vision to user and exports.Vision exports can comprise figure, text, icon, video and its any combination (always being called as " figure ").In certain embodiments, the output of some or all vision can corresponding to user interface object.

Touch-screen 112 has and receives from the Touch sensitive surface of the input of user, sensor or set of sensors based on sense of touch and/or palpable contact.Touch-screen 112 and display controller 156 (together with any correlation module in storer 102 and/or instruction set) detect contacting on touch-screen 112 (and any motion of contact or interruption), and what the contact detected be converted to the user interface object shown on the touchscreen (such as, one or more soft-key button, icon, webpage or image) is mutual.In the exemplary embodiment, the contact point between touch-screen 112 and user is corresponding to the finger of user.

Touch-screen 112 can use LCD (liquid crystal display) technology or LPD (light emitting polymer display) technology, although can use other display technique in other embodiments.Any motion that touch-screen 112 and display controller 156 can use multiple touch-sensing technology for detection that is known or later exploitation now to contact and contact or interruption, touch-sensing technology includes but not limited to electric capacity, resistance, infrared ray and surface acoustic wave technique, and other proximity sensor arrays or for determining other element with one or more contact points of touch-screen 112.In the exemplary embodiment, use projection mutual capacitance detection technology, the Apple of such as Cupertino, California and iPod in technology.

Touch-sensitive display in some embodiment of touch-screen 112 can be similar to the touch-sensitive Trackpad of multiple spot described in United States Patent (USP) below: 6,323,846 (Westerman etc.), 6,570,557 (Westerman etc.) and/or 6,677,932 (Westerman) and/or U.S. Patent Publication 2002/0015024A1, are combined in this by complete for each in them by reference.But the vision that touch-screen 112 shows portable set 100 exports, and touch-sensitive Trackpad does not provide vision to export.

Touch-sensitive display in some embodiment of touch-screen 112 can be as described in application below: the U.S. Patent application No.11/381 that (1) submitted on May 2nd, 2006,313, " Multipoint Touch Surface Controller "; (2) in the U.S. Patent application No.10/840 that on May 6th, 2004 submits to, 862, " Multipoint Touchscreen "; (3) in the U.S. Patent application No.10/903 that on July 30th, 2004 submits to, 964, " Gestures For TouchSensitive Input Devices "; (4) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/048 that on January 31st, 2005 submits to, 264, " Gestures For Touch Sensitive Input Devices "; (5) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/038 that on January 18th, 2005 submits to, 590, " Mode-BasedGraphical User Interfaces For Touch Sensitive Input Devices "; (6) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/228 that on September 16th, 2005 submits to, 758, " Virtual InputDevice Placement On A Touch Screen User Interface "; (7) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/228 that on September 16th, 2005 submits to, 700, " Operation Of A ComputerWith A Touch Screen Interface "; (8) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/228 that on September 16th, 2005 submits to, 737, " Activating Virtual Keys Of A Touch-ScreenVirtual Keyboard "; (9) in the U.S. Patent application No.11/367 that on March 3rd, 2006 submits to, 749, " Multi-Functional Hand-Held Device ".By reference all these applications are completely combined in this.

Touch-screen 112 can have the video resolution more than 100dpi.In the exemplary embodiment, this touch-screen has the video resolution of approximate 160dpi.User can use any applicable object or adjunct (such as stylus, finger etc.) contact touch-screen 112.In certain embodiments, user interface is designed to mainly with based on the contact pointed and gesture work, and due to finger larger contact area on the touchscreen, it may be accurate not as the input based on stylus.In certain embodiments, the rough Input transformation based on finger is accurate pointer/slider position or order by equipment, to perform the action desired by user.

In certain embodiments, in addition to a touch, equipment 100 can comprise for activating or the Trackpad (not shown) of deactivation specific function.In certain embodiments, Trackpad is a touch sensitive regions of this equipment, different from touch-screen, and it does not show vision and exports.Trackpad can be the Touch sensitive surface be separated with touch-screen 112, or the expansion to the Touch sensitive surface formed by touch-screen.

In certain embodiments, equipment 100 can comprise physics or virtually take turns (such as, putting striking wheel) as input control apparatus 116.By point of rotation striking wheel or by moving and putting the contact point of striking wheel (such as, the situation of the amount of movement of contact point is weighed) with the angular displacement of the central point relative to a striking wheel, between one or more Drawing Objects (such as, icon) that user can show in touch-screen 112 navigation and mutual with it.Point striking wheel also can be used for the icon selecting one or more display.Such as, user can press a striking wheel at least partially or associated button.One or more module in input control device 160 and storer 102 and/or instruction set can process the user command and navigation command that user provided by some striking wheel.For virtual point striking wheel, some striking wheel and some striking wheel controller can be a part for touch-screen 112 and display controller 156 respectively.For virtual point striking wheel, some striking wheel can be response user and this equipment mutual, the opaque or translucent object of appearing and subsiding on touch-screen display.In certain embodiments, virtual point striking wheel be displayed on portable multifunction device touch-screen on and operated by the contact of user and touch-screen.

Equipment 100 can also comprise for the power-supply system 162 of various assembly power supply.Power-supply system 162 can comprise power management system, one or more power supply (such as, battery, alternating current (AC)), recharging system, power failure detection circuit, power supply changeover device or inverter, power supply status indicator (such as, light emitting diode (LED)) and to the generation of power in portable set, other assembly any that management is relevant with distribution.

Equipment 100 can also comprise one or more optical sensor 164.Figure 1A and 1B shows the optical sensor of the optical sensor controller 158 be couple in I/O subsystem 106.Optical sensor 164 can comprise charge-coupled image sensor (CCD) or complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) (CMOS) phototransistor.Optical sensor 164 receives the light from environment by one or more lens projects, and this light is converted to the data representing image.In conjunction with image-forming module 143 (being also referred to as camera module), optical sensor 164 can capturing static image or video.In certain embodiments, optical sensor is positioned at the back side of equipment 100, relative with the touch-screen display 112 on equipment front, thus touch-screen display can be used as the view finder of static state and/or video image acquisition.In certain embodiments, optical sensor is positioned at equipment front, thus while user watches other video conference participants on touch-screen display, can obtain the image of user to carry out video conference.In certain embodiments, can change (such as by user, by the camera lens in slewing housing and sensor) position of optical sensor 164, thus single optical sensor 164 can be used to both video conference and static and/or video image obtain together with touch-screen display.

Equipment 100 can also comprise one or more proximity transducer 166.Figure 1A and 1B shows the proximity transducer 166 being couple to Peripheral Interface 118.Alternatively, proximity transducer 166 can be coupled to the input control device 160 in I/O subsystem 106.Proximity transducer 166 can as U.S. Patent application No.11/241, and 839, " Proximity Detector In Handheld Device "; 11/240,788, " Proximity Detector In Handheld Device "; 11/620,702, " Using Ambient Light Sensor To Augment Proximity Sensor Output "; 11/586,862, " Automated Response To And Sensing Of User Activity InPortable Devices " and 11/638,251, they are completely combined in this by executable operations by reference as described in " Methods And Systems For AutomaticConfiguration Of Peripherals ".In certain embodiments, when multifunctional equipment is placed near user's ear (such as, when user carries out call), proximity transducer cuts out and forbids touch-screen 112.

Equipment 100 can also comprise one or more accelerometer 168.Figure 1A and 1B shows the accelerometer 168 being couple to Peripheral Interface 118.Alternatively, accelerometer 168 can be coupled to the input control device 160 in I/O subsystem 106.Accelerometer 168 can as U.S. Patent Publication No.20050190059, " Acceleration-based Theft Detection System forPortable Electronic Devices " and U.S. Patent Publication No.20060017692, such executable operations described in " Methods And Apparatuses For Operating A Portable Device Based OnAn Accelerometer ", is completely combined in this by both by reference.In certain embodiments, based on the analysis to the data received from one or more accelerometer, information can be shown in the mode of longitudinal view or transverse views on touch-screen display.Except accelerometer (one or more) 168, equipment 100 selectively comprises magnetometer (not shown) and for obtaining GPS (or GLONASS or other Global Navigation System) the receiver (not shown) about the position of equipment 100 and the information of directed (such as, vertical or horizontal).

In certain embodiments, the component software be stored in storer 102 comprises operating system 126, communication module (or instruction set) 128, contact/motion module (or instruction set) 130, figure module (or instruction set) 132, text input module (or instruction set) 134, GPS (GPS) module (or instruction set) 135 and application (or instruction set) 136.In addition, storer 102 memory device/overall internal state 157 as shown in Figure 1A, 1B and 3 in certain embodiments.Equipment/overall internal state 157 comprise following in one or more: movable application state, indicate which application (if any) current be movable; Display state, indicates what application, view or out of Memory to occupy each region of touch-screen display 112; Sensor states, comprises the information obtained from each sensor and the input control apparatus 116 of equipment; With about the position of equipment and/or the positional information of attitude (attitude).

Operating system 126 (such as, Darwin, RTXC, LINUX, UNIX, OS X, WINDOWS or embedded OS, such as VxWorks) comprise various component software for control and management General System task (such as memory management, memory device control, power management etc.) and/or driver, and help the communication that realizes between various hardware and software component.

Communication module 128 help to realize on one or more outside port 124 with the communication of miscellaneous equipment, and comprise the various component softwares for the treatment of the data received by RF circuit 108 and/or outside port 124.Outside port 124 (such as, USB (universal serial bus) (USB), FIREWIRE etc.) is applicable to be directly connected to miscellaneous equipment or be indirectly connected to miscellaneous equipment by network (such as, Internet, WLAN (wireless local area network) etc.).In certain embodiments, outside port is spininess (such as, the 30 pins) connector identical or similar and/or compatible with 30 needle connectors that iPod (registered trademark of Apple) equipment uses.

Contact/motion module 130 can detect the contact with touch-screen 112 (together with display controller 156) and other touch-sensitive device (such as, Trackpad or physical points striking wheel).Contact/motion module 130 comprises for performing and detecting the various component softwares contacting relevant various operations, described various operation such as determines whether to there occurs contact (such as, detect finger and put down event), determine whether there is contact motion and follow the tracks of motion on Touch sensitive surface (such as, detect one or more finger drag events) and determine whether contact stops (such as, detecting the interruption that finger lifts event or contact).Contact/motion module 130 receives the contact data from Touch sensitive surface.Determine can comprise by the motion of the contact point of a series of contact data representation speed (size), speed (size and Orientation) and/or the acceleration (change in size and/or direction) of determining contact point.These operations can be applied to single-contact (such as, finger contact) or multiple while contact (such as, " multiple point touching "/many finger contact).In certain embodiments, contact/motion module 130 detects contacting on Trackpad with display controller 156.In certain embodiments, contact/motion module 130 and contacting on controller 160 check point striking wheel.

Contact/motion module 130 can detect the gesture input of user.Different gestures on Touch sensitive surface have different contact patterns (pattern).Therefore, gesture can be detected by detecting specific contact patterns.Such as, detection finger tapping gesture comprises detection finger and puts down event, detect subsequently and lifting (mentioning) event with the finger that finger puts down the identical position of event (or substantially identical position) place (such as, at picture mark position place).As another example, the finger detected on Touch sensitive surface sweeps gesture and comprises and detect finger and put down event, detects one or more finger drag events subsequently, and detects finger subsequently and lift (mentioning) event.

Figure module 132 comprises for presenting the various known software assemblies with display graphics on touch-screen 112 or other display, comprises the assembly of the intensity of the figure for changing display.As used herein, term " figure " comprises any object that can be displayed to user, includes but not limited to text, webpage, icon (such as comprising the user interface object of soft-key button), digital picture, video, animation etc.

In certain embodiments, figure module 132 stores and represents by the data of figure used.Distribute a respective code can to each figure.If figure module 132 receives from application etc. and points out, by one or more code of shown figure and needs, to receive coordinate data and other graphic attribute data, then produce screen image data to output to display controller 156.

Text input module 134, it can be the assembly of figure module 132, be provided for the soft keyboard of input text in various application (such as, contact person 137, Email 140, IM 141, browser 147 and need other application any of Text Input).

GPS module 135 determines the position of equipment, and provide this information to use (such as in various applications, be supplied to phone 138 for use in location-based dialing, be supplied to camera 143 as picture/video metadata, and be supplied to the application that location Based service is provided, such as weather plug-in unit (widget), local Yellow Page plug-in unit and map/navigation plug-in unit).

Application 136 can comprise module (or instruction set) below or their subset or superset:

Contact module 137 (being sometimes referred to as address book or contacts list);

Phone module 138;

Video conference module 139;

Email client module 140;

Instant message transrecieving (IM) module 141;

Body-building helper module 142;

For camera module 143 that is static and/or video image;

Image management module 144;

Video player module 145;

Musical player module 146;

Browser module 147;

Calendaring module 148;

Card module 149, it can comprise following one or more: weather plug-in unit 149-1, stock plug-in unit 149-2, counter plug-in unit 149-3, alarm clock plug-in unit 149-4, dictionary plug-in unit 149-5 and other plug-in unit obtained by user, and the plug-in unit 149-6 that user creates;

For making the plug-in unit builder module 150 of the plug-in unit 149-6 that user creates;

Search module 151;

Video and musical player module 152, it has merged video player module 145 and musical player module 146;

Notepad module 153;

Mapping module 154; And/or

Online Video module 155.

The example that can be stored in other application 136 in storer 102 comprises the enable application of other word processing application, other picture editting application, drawing application, demonstration application, JAVA, encryption, digital copyright management, speech recognition and speech reproduction.

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, contact module 137 can be used for management address book or contacts list (such as, be stored in the application internal state 192 of the contact module 137 in storer 102 or storer 370), comprising: add name (one or more) to address book; Name (one or more) is deleted from address book; Telephone number (one or more), e-mail address (one or more), physical address (one or more) or out of Memory are associated with name; Image is associated with name; Name is classified and sorts; There is provided telephone number or e-mail address to initiate and/or to help to communicate with phone 138, video conference 139, Email 140 or IM 141; Etc..

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111, microphone 113, touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, phone module 138 can be used for inputting corresponding to the one or more telephone numbers in a series of characters of telephone number, reference address book 137, revise inputted telephone number, dial each telephone number, carry out conversing and working as when call completes disconnecting or hanging up.As mentioned above, radio communication can use any one in multiple communication standard, agreement and technology.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111, microphone 113, touch-screen 112, display controller 156, optical sensor 164, optical sensor controller 158, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134, contacts list 137 and phone module 138, video conference module 139 comprises for indicating initiation according to user, carrying out and stop the executable instruction of the video conference between user and other participant one or more.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, email client module 140 comprises and indicates establishment, transmission for responding user, receive and the executable instruction of managing email.Combining image administration module 144, e-mail module 140 makes to be very easy to create and send the Email had with the static state of camera module 143 shooting or video image.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, instant message transrecieving module 141 comprises a series of characters for inputting corresponding to instant message, the character of input before amendment, transfer immediate news (such as, use the Short Message Service (SMS) for the instant message based on phone or multimedia information service (MMS) agreement, or use is for the XMPP of the instant message based on Internet, SIMPLE or IMPS), receive instant message, with the executable instruction of instant message of checking reception.In certain embodiments, to send and/or the instant message that receives can comprise figure, photo, audio file, video file and/or at MMS and/or strengthen other annex supported in messaging service (EMS).As used herein, " instant message " refers to the message (message such as, using SMS or MMS to send) based on phone and both the message (message such as, using XMPP, SIMPLE or IMPS to send) based on Internet.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134, GPS module 135, mapping module 154 and musical player module 146, body-building helper module 142 comprises the executable instruction for following operation: create fitness program (such as, with time, distance and/or caloric burn target); Communicate with body-building sensor (sports apparatus); Receive body-building sensing data; The sensor of calibration for monitoring body-building; Select and play the music being used for body-building; With display, store and transmission body-building data.

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display controller 156, optical sensor (one or more) 164, optical sensor controller 158, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and image management module 144, camera module 143 comprise for take still image or video (comprising video flowing) and they are stored in storer 102, the characteristic of amendment still image or video or delete the executable instruction of still image or video from storer 102.

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134 and camera module 143, image management module 144 comprises for arrangement, amendment (such as, editor) or otherwise operate, mark, delete, demonstrate (such as, with digital slide show or photograph album) and store executable instruction that is static and/or video image.

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, voicefrequency circuit 110 and loudspeaker 111, video player module 145 comprises for display, presents or the executable instruction of otherwise playback video (on the display such as, connected on touch-screen 112 or by outside port 124 in outside).

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111, RF circuit 108 and browser module 147, musical player module 146 comprises for allowing user to download with the music of playback with the executable instruction of other audio files of one or more stored in file format (such as MP3 or AAC file).In certain embodiments, equipment 100 can comprise the function of the MP3 players such as such as iPod (registered trademark of Apple).

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, browser module 147 comprises the executable instruction for browsing Internet according to user's instruction, described browsing comprises search, link, reception and display web page or its some part, and is linked to annex and other file of webpage.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134, e-mail module 140 and browser module 147, calendaring module 148 comprises for the executable instruction of data (such as, calendar, schedule list etc.) indicating establishment, display, amendment according to user and store calendar and be associated with calendar.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134 and browser module 147, card module 149 to be downloaded by user and to use (such as, weather plug-in unit 149-1, stock plug-in unit 149-2, counter plug-in unit 149-3, alarm clock plug-in unit 149-4 and dictionary plug-in unit 149-5) or the miniature applications of (such as, user create plug-in unit 149-6) that created by user.In certain embodiments, plug-in unit comprises HTML (HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)) file, CSS (CSS (cascading style sheet)) file and JavaScript file.Plug-in unit).

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134 and browser module 147, user can use plug-in unit creation module 150 to create plug-in unit (such as, the part that netpage user specifies being become plug-in unit).

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, search module 151 comprises the executable instruction of other file in text, music, sound, image, video and/or the storer 102 for indicating search and one or more search criteria (such as, user specify one or more search termses) to mate according to user.

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132 and text input module 134, notepad module 153 comprises for indicating the executable instruction creating and manage notepad, schedule list etc. according to user.

In conjunction with RF circuit 108, touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, text input module 134, GPS module 135 and browser module 147, mapping module 154 can be used for data (such as, the travel direction indicating reception, display, amendment according to user and store map and be associated with map; About the data of specific location or neighbouring shop and other point of interest; With other location-based data).

In conjunction with touch-screen 112, display system controller 156, contact modules 130, figure module 132, voicefrequency circuit 110, loudspeaker 111, RF circuit 108, text input module 134, email client module 140 and browser module 147, Online Video module 155 comprises for allowing user to access, browse, receive (such as, by flow transmission and/or download), playback (such as, on the display connected on the touchscreen or by outside port 124 in outside), send the Email of the link had to specific Online Video, and otherwise manage the executable instruction of Online Video of one or more file layouts (such as H.264).In certain embodiments, instant message transrecieving module 141, instead of email client module 140, be used to the link being sent to specific Online Video.The additional description of Online Video application is found in the U.S. Provisional Patent Application No.60/936 submitted on June 20th, 2007, 562, " Portable Multifunction Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Playing Online Videos " and in the U.S. Patent application No.11/968 of submission on Dec 31st, 2007, 067, " Portable MultifunctionDevice, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Playing OnlineVideos ", by reference its content intact is combined in this.

Each module identified above and application are corresponding to one group of executable instruction for performing the method (such as, described herein with computer implemented method and out of Memory disposal route) described in above-mentioned one or more function and the application.These modules (that is, instruction set) need not be implemented as independent software program, process or module, and therefore can combine or otherwise rearrange each subset of these modules in various embodiments.Such as, video player module 145 can be combined into individual module (such as, the video of Figure 1B and musical player module 152) together with musical player module 146.In certain embodiments, storer 102 can store the subset of module and the data structure identified above.In addition, the other module that do not describe above can storing of storer 102 and data structure.

In certain embodiments, equipment 100 is such equipment, and the operation of the predetermined function set wherein on this equipment is performed by touch-screen and/or Trackpad completely.By using touch-screen and/or Trackpad as the main input control apparatus of the operation of equipment 100, the number of the physics input control apparatus (such as, pressing button, rotating disk etc.) on equipment 100 can be reduced.

The predetermined function set that can be performed by touch-screen and/or Trackpad is completely included between user interface navigates.In certain embodiments, when being touched by user, Trackpad by equipment 100 from any user interface navigation that can be shown on the appliance 100 to master menu, homepage (home) or root menu.In such an embodiment, Trackpad can be called as " menu button ".In some other embodiment, menu button can be physical push button or other physics input control apparatus, instead of Trackpad.

Fig. 1 C shows the block scheme of the exemplary components for event handling according to some embodiment.In certain embodiments, storer 102 (Figure 1A and 1B) or 370 (Fig. 3) comprise event sorter (event sorter) 170 (such as, in operating system 126) and apply 136-1 accordingly (such as, above-mentioned application 137-151, any one in 155,380-390).

Event sorter 170 receives event information, and determines the application view 191 of the application 136-1 and application 136-1 transmitting event information to it.Event sorter 170 comprises event monitor 171 and event dispatcher (event dispatcher) module 174.In certain embodiments, application 136-1 comprises application internal state 192, and its instruction, when being applied in activity or performing, is presented at the current application view (one or more) on touch-sensitive display 112.In certain embodiments, event sorter 170 use equipment/overall internal state 157 to determine which or which application current be movable, and event sorter 170 uses application internal state 192 to determine to transmit the application view 191 of event information by it.

In certain embodiments, application internal state 192 comprises additional information, such as, one or more in following: when applying 136-1 and recovering to perform, the recovery information of use, instruction are just being employed 136-1 display or prepare the user interface state information of the information shown by application 136-1, be used for enabling user get back to application 136-1 before the queue of reforming/cancel of prior actions carried out of the state queue of state or view and user.

Event monitor 171 receives event information from peripheral interface 118.Event information comprises the information about subevent (user of the part as multi-touch gesture such as, on touch-sensitive display 112 touches).Peripheral interface 118 transmits its information received from I/O subsystem 106 or sensor (such as proximity transducer 166, accelerometer (one or more) 168 and/or microphone 113 (by voicefrequency circuit 110)).Peripheral interface 118 comprises the information from touch-sensitive display 112 or Touch sensitive surface from the information that I/O subsystem 106 receives.

In certain embodiments, event monitor 171 with predetermined space to the periphery interface 118 send request.Responsively, peripheral interface 118 transmitting event information.In other embodiments, the peripheral interface 118 only transmitting event information when there is critical event (such as, receiving higher than predetermined noise threshold and/or the input exceeding predetermined lasting time).

In certain embodiments, event sorter 170 also comprises hit view (hit view) determination module 172 and/or life event recognizer determination module 173.

Hit view determination module 172 is provided for determining that when touch-sensitive display 112 shows more than one view subevent occurs in the software program of the where in one or more view.The control that view can be seen over the display by user and other element are formed.

Another aspect of the user interface be associated with application is the view set showing information wherein and occur based on the gesture touched, and it is sometimes referred to as application view or user interface windows.(certain application) detects that the application view of touch can corresponding to the program level in the programming (programmatic) of this application or view layer aggregated(particle) structure wherein.Such as, detect that the minimum level view of touch can be called as hit view wherein, and at least in part based on as certain hit view of initial touch based on the beginning of the gesture touched, the event sets being identified as correct input can be determined.

Hit view determination module 172 receives the information relevant with the subevent based on the gesture touched.When application has the multiple view being organized as hierarchical structure, the minimum view that should process this subevent in this hierarchical structure is identified as hit view by hit view determination module 172.In most cases, hitting view is wherein there occurs other view of lowermost level of initiating subevent (initiating sub-event) (that is, forming first subevent in a series of subevents of event or potential event).Once hit view determination module have identified hit view, this hit view receives the identical touch that is identified as hitting view with it or the relevant all subevents of input source usually.

Life event recognizer determination module 173 determines which view in view layer aggregated(particle) structure or which view should receive the subevent of particular sequence.In certain embodiments, life event recognizer determination module 173 determines to only have hit view should receive the subevent of particular sequence.In other embodiments, life event recognizer determination module 173 determines that all views comprising the physical location of subevent are movable relevant view (actively involved view), and therefore determines that all movable relevant views should receive the subevent of particular sequence.In other embodiments, even if touch subevent to be completely restricted the region be associated with a particular figure, view higher in hierarchical structure will still as movable relevant view.

Event information is assigned to event recognizer (such as, event recognizer 180) by event dispatcher module 174.In the embodiment comprising life event recognizer determination module 173, event information is delivered to by life event recognizer determination module 173 definite event recognizer by event dispatcher module 174.In certain embodiments, event information is stored in event queue by event dispatcher module 174, and corresponding Event receiver module 182 retrieves this event information.

In certain embodiments, operating system 126 comprises event sorter 170.Alternatively, apply 136-1 and comprise event sorter 170.In other embodiments, event sorter 170 is independently modules, or is stored in the part of another module (such as contact/motion module 130) in storer 102.

In certain embodiments, application 136-1 comprises multiple event handler 190 and one or more application view 191, and each in them comprises the instruction for the treatment of the touch event in the corresponding views of the user interface occurring in this application.Each application view 191 of application 136-1 comprises one or more event recognizer 180.Usually, each application view 191 comprises multiple event recognizer 180 respectively.In other embodiments, one or more event recognizer 180 are parts of separate modular, the more high-level object of described separate modular such as user interface toolbox (not shown) or application 136-1 therefrom inheritance method and other attribute.In certain embodiments, each event handler 190 comprises following one or more respectively: Data Update device 176, object renovator 177, GUI renovator 178 and/or the event data 179 received from event sorter 170.Event handler 190 can utilize or calling data renovator 176, object renovator 177 or GUI renovator 178 with more new opplication internal state 192.Alternatively, one or more application view 191 comprises one or more respective event handler 190.In addition, in certain embodiments, one or more in Data Update device 176, object renovator 177 and GUI renovator 178 are included in corresponding application view 191.

Each event recognizer 180 receives event information (such as, event data 179) from event sorter 170 respectively, and based on event information identification event.Event recognizer 180 comprises Event receiver 182 and event comparator 184.In certain embodiments, event recognizer 180 also at least comprises following subset: metadata 183 and event transfer instruction 188 (it can comprise subevent and transmit instruction).

Event receiver 182 receives event information from event sorter 170.Event information comprises the information about subevent (such as touch or touch mobile).Depend on subevent, event information also comprises additional information, such as, and the position of subevent.When subevent relates to the motion of touch, event information can also comprise speed and the direction of subevent.In certain embodiments, event comprises equipment and is directed to the rotation of another orientation (such as from one, from portrait orientation to transversal orientation, or conversely), and event information comprises the corresponding information of the current orientation (being also referred to as equipment attitude) about equipment.

Event information and foregone conclusion part or subevent define and compare by event comparator 184, and compare based on this, determine event or subevent, or determine or the state of more new events or subevent.In certain embodiments, event comparator 184 comprises event definition 186.Event definition 186 comprises the definition of event (such as, predetermined subevent sequence), such as, and event 1 (187-1), event 2 (187-2), etc.In certain embodiments, the subevent in event 187 comprises, and such as, touches beginning, touches end, touch is mobile, touch is cancelled and multiple point touching.In one example in which, the definition of event 1 (187-1) is the double-click in display object.Such as, this double-click comprise in display object first of predefined phase touch (touch start), predefined phase first lift (touch and terminate), in display object second the touching second of (touch and start) and predefined phase and lift (touch and terminate) of predefined phase.In another example, the definition of event 2 (187-2) is the dragging in display object.Such as, this dragging comprises movement on touch-sensitive display 112 of the touch in display object (or contact) of predefined phase, this touch and lifting (touch and terminate) of touching.In certain embodiments, this event also comprises the information for one or more event handler 190 be associated.

In certain embodiments, event 187 comprises the definition of the event for each user interface object.In certain embodiments, event comparator 184 performs hit test, to determine which user interface object is associated with subevent.Such as, be displayed in the application view on touch-sensitive display 112 three user interface object, when touch being detected on touch-sensitive display 112, event comparator 184 performs hit test, so as to determine in three user interface object which be associated with this touch (subevent).If the event handler 190 that each display object is corresponding to is associated, then event comparator uses the result of hit test to determine to activate which event handler 190.Such as, event comparator 184 selects to hit with triggering the event handler that the subevent tested and object are associated.

In certain embodiments, the definition of each event 187 also comprises delay voltage, and delay voltage postpones the transmission of event information, until determined that whether subevent sequence is corresponding with the event type of event recognizer.

When event recognizer 180 determines subevent sequence not with any event matches in event definition 186, this corresponding event recognizer 180 enter event can not, event failure or event done state, after this its ignores the follow-up subevent based on the gesture touched.In this case, other event recognizer (if any) continuation tracking of activation remained for hit view and process the subevent of the ongoing gesture based on touching.

In certain embodiments, each event recognizer 180 comprises metadata 183, metadata 183 have event recognizer that how instruction event transfer system should be correlated with to activity perform transmit subevent configurable attribute, mark and/or list.In certain embodiments, metadata 183 comprises configurable attribute that how mutual with another event recognizer instruction event recognizer can be, mark and/or list.In certain embodiments, metadata 183 comprises instruction subevent and whether is passed to the configurable attribute of the different stage in view or programming layer aggregated(particle) structure, mark and/or list.

In certain embodiments, when identifying one or more particular child event of event, corresponding event recognizer 180 activates the event handler 190 be associated with event.In certain embodiments, the event information be associated with this event is delivered to event handler 190 by corresponding event recognizer 180.Activate event handler 190 to be different from subevent transmission (and postponing ground transmission) to hitting view accordingly.In certain embodiments, event recognizer 180 is dished out the mark that (throw) is associated with the event identified, and the event handler 190 be associated with this mark catches this mark, and performs predetermined process.

In certain embodiments, event transfer instruction 188 comprises subevent and transmits instruction, and it transmits the event information about subevent and does not activate event handler.Replace, subevent transmission instruction is to the event handler be associated with this series of subevent or transmit event information to movable relevant view.The event handler accepts event information being associated with this series of subevent or being associated with movable relevant view, and perform predetermined process.

In certain embodiments, Data Update device 176 creates and upgrades the data used in application 136-1.Such as, Data Update device 176 upgrades the telephone number used in contact module 137, or is stored in the video file used in video player module 145.In certain embodiments, object renovator 177 creates and upgrades the object used in application 136-1.Such as, object renovator 177 creates new user interface object or upgrades the position of user interface object.GUI renovator 178 upgrades GUI.Such as, GUI renovator 178 prepares display information, and sends it to figure module 132 to show on the touch sensitive display.

In certain embodiments, event handler (one or more) 190 comprises or can visit data renovator 176, object renovator 177 and GUI renovator 178.In certain embodiments, Data Update device 176, object renovator 177 and GUI renovator 178 are included in corresponding single application 136-1 or application view 191 module.In other embodiments, they are included in two or more software modules.

Be to be understood that, the discussion of event handling touched about the user on touch-sensitive display above is also applicable to operate user's input of other form of the multifunctional equipment 100 with input equipment, these inputs not all are initiated all on the touchscreen, such as, with or the mouse that do not match with single or multiple keyboard pressing or maintenance move and press with mouse button, user on Trackpad moves and knocks, drag, roll, stylus inputs, the movement of equipment, spoken command, the eye motion detected, biologicall test inputs, and/or their any combination, all can be used as the input corresponding with the subevent defining the event that will be identified.

Fig. 2 shows the portable multifunction device 100 with touch-screen 112 according to some embodiment.Touch-screen can show one or more figure in user interface (UI) 200.In this embodiment, and in other embodiment be described below, user by such as contacting with one or more fingers 202 (illustrating not in scale in the drawings) or one or more stylus 203 (illustrating not in scale in the drawings) or touching figure, can select one or more figure.In certain embodiments, the selection to one or more figure is there is when user interrupts the contact with one or more figure.In certain embodiments, contact can comprise gesture, and the finger such as contacted with equipment 100 one or more knock, one or morely sweep (swipe) (from left to right, from right to left, up and/or down) and/or roll (rolling) (from right to left, from left to right, up and/or down).In certain embodiments, this figure can not be selected with contacting unintentionally of figure.Such as, when corresponding to the gesture selected be knock time, insweptly on application icon sweep gesture this can not be selected to apply accordingly.

Equipment 100 can also comprise one or more physical button, such as " home " or menu button 204.As previously mentioned, menu button 204 can be used for navigating to any application 136 in one group of application that can perform on the appliance 100.Alternatively, in certain embodiments, menu button is implemented as the soft-key button in the GUI that is presented on touch-screen 112.

In one embodiment, equipment 100 comprises touch-screen 112, menu button 204, the pressing button 206 for the power supply of on/off equipment and locking device, volume knob (one or more) 208, subscriber identity module (SIM) card slot 210, earphone jack 212, docking depressed place/charging external port one 24.Pressing button 206 can be used for by pressing the button and this button being remained on the power supply that the state of being pressed reaches predetermined time interval and on/off equipment; By pressing this button and locking this equipment discharging this button before this predetermined time interval; And/or unlock this equipment or initiate to unlock process.In an alternate embodiment, equipment 100 can also accept to be used for the activation of some function or the Oral input of deactivation by microphone 113.

Fig. 3 is according to some embodiment, has the block scheme of the example multifunctional equipment of display and Touch sensitive surface.Equipment 300 needs not to be portable.In certain embodiments, equipment 300 is laptop computer, desk-top computer, flat computer, multimedia player device, navigator, educational facilities (such as children for learning toy), games system or opertaing device (such as, family or industrial control unit (ICU)).Equipment 300 generally includes one or more processing unit (CPU) 310, one or more network or other communication interface 360, storer 370 and the one or more communication buss 320 for these assemblies that interconnect.Communication bus 320 can comprise interconnection system assembly and the circuit (being sometimes referred to as chipset) of communication between control system assembly.Equipment 300 comprises I/O (I/O) interface 330 comprising display 340, display 340 normally touch-screen display.I/O interface 330 can also comprise keyboard and/or mouse (or other pointing device) 350 and Trackpad 355.Storer 370 comprises high-speed random access memory, such as DRAM, SRAM, DDR RAM or other random access solid-state memory device; And can nonvolatile memory be comprised, such as one or more disk storage device, optical disc memory apparatus, flash memory device or other non-volatile solid storage device.Storer 370 can comprise the one or more memory devices relative to CPU (one or more) 310 long range positioning alternatively.In certain embodiments, storer 370 stores program, module and the data structure similar with the program, module and the data structure that are stored in the storer 102 (Fig. 1) of portable multifunction device 100, or its subset.In addition, storer 370 can store in the storer 102 of portable multifunction device 100 other program, module and the data structure that do not have.Such as, the storer 370 of equipment 300 can store drawing module 380, demonstration module 382, word processing module 384, website creation module 386, dish authoring module 388 and/or electrical form module 390, and the storer 102 (Fig. 1) of portable multifunction device 100 can not store these modules.

Each element identified above in Fig. 3 can be stored in one or more above-mentioned memory devices.Each module identified above corresponds to an instruction set for performing above-mentioned functions.The module identified above or program (that is, instruction set) need not be implemented as independent software program, process or module, and therefore each subset of these modules can be combined or rearrange in various embodiments.In certain embodiments, storer 370 can store the subset of module and the data structure identified above.And storer 370 can store the above other module that do not describe and data structure.

The embodiment of the user interface (" UI ") that now attention directing can be realized on portable multifunction device 100.

Fig. 4 A and 4B shows according to some embodiment, the example user interface of the application menu on portable multifunction device 100.Similar user interface can be realized on equipment 300.In certain embodiments, user interface 400A comprises following elements or its subset or superset:

For the S meter (one or more) 402 of radio communication (one or more), such as honeycomb and Wi-Fi signal;

Time 404;

Bluetooth indicator 405;

Battery Status Indicator 406;

There is the pallet 408 of the icon of the frequent application used, described application such as:

O phone 138, it can comprise the indicator 414 of the number of missed call or voice mail message;

O email client 140, it can comprise the indicator 410 of the number not reading Email;

O browser 147; With

O music player 146; With

For the icon of other application, such as:

оIM 141;

O image management 144;

O camera 143;

O video player 145;

O weather 149-1;

O stock 149-2;

O body-building assistant 142;

O calendar 148;

O counter 149-3;

O alarm clock 149-4;

O dictionary 149-5; With

The plug-in unit 149-6 that o user creates.

In certain embodiments, user interface 400B comprises following elements or its subset or superset:

As above 402,404,405,406,141,148,144,143,149-3,149-2,149-1,149-4,410,414,138,140 and 147;

Ground Figure 154;

Notepad 153;

Arrange 412, as described below, it provides the access of the setting to equipment 100 and its various application 136;

Video and musical player module 152, be also referred to as iPod (registered trademark of Apple) module 152; With

Online Video module 155, is also referred to as YouTube (registered trademark of Google company) module 155.

Fig. 4 C show have with display 450 (such as, touch-screen display 112) Touch sensitive surface 451 that is separated is (such as, the Trackpad 355 of board or Fig. 3) equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3) on example user interface.Although provide many examples below with reference to the input on touch-screen display 112 (wherein Touch sensitive surface and display are grouped together), but in certain embodiments, input on the Touch sensitive surface that equipment Inspection and display are separated, as shown in Figure 4 C.In certain embodiments, Touch sensitive surface (such as, in Fig. 4 C 451) has the main shaft (such as, in Fig. 4 C 452) corresponding with the main shaft (such as, 453 in Fig. 4 C) on display (such as, 450).According to these embodiments, the contact in the position corresponding with the relevant position on display of equipment Inspection and Touch sensitive surface 451 (such as, in Fig. 4 C 460 and 462) (such as, in figure 4 c 460 correspond to 468, and 462 correspond to 470).By this way, when Touch sensitive surface and display are separated, equipment use by equipment at Touch sensitive surface (such as, in Fig. 4 C 451) the user's input detected on (such as, contact 460 and 462 and mobile) handle user interface on the display (such as, 450 in Fig. 4 C) of multifunctional equipment.Should be appreciated that similar method can be used to other user interface described herein.

In addition, although the input of Primary Reference finger (such as, finger contact, finger tapping gesture, finger sweep gesture) provide example below, but be to be understood that, in certain embodiments, one or more finger input replace by the input from another input equipment (such as, based on the input of mouse or stylus input).Such as, (such as, replace contact) can be clicked with mouse and vernier subsequently replaced sweeping gesture along move (such as, the replacing the motion of contact) sweeping path.As another example, can be positioned at when vernier knock gesture position on time carry out mouse and click and replace knocking gesture (such as, replace detect contact and the detection of stopping subsequently contacting).Similarly, when to detect multiple user and input simultaneously, should be appreciated that can use multiple computer mouse simultaneously, or mouse and finger contact can be used simultaneously.

The user interface (" UI ") that now attention directing above can be realized at the multifunctional equipment (such as equipment 300 or portable multifunction device 100) with display and Touch sensitive surface and the embodiment of relevant treatment.

Fig. 5 A-5PPP shows according to some embodiment for creating with supervisory packet containing one or more example user interface selecting the file of user interface object.Use the user interface in these figure that process described below is described, comprise the process in Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 11A-11C and 12A-12E.

Now by attention directing Fig. 5 A, Fig. 5 A shows has touch-screen (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 112) multifunctional equipment (such as, 100 in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP) of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, above also comprising, loudspeaker is (such as in greater detail for multifunctional equipment 100, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 111), microphone (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 113), one or more optical sensor (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 164), proximity transducer (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 166), one or more accelerometer (such as, 168 in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP).

In certain embodiments, multifunctional equipment 100 shows multiple notification icon, such as radio communication (one or more) S meter (one or more) (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 402), such as honeycomb and Wi-Fi signal; Time marker (such as, 404 in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP); Bluetooth indicator (such as, 405 in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP); Battery Status Indicator (such as, 406 in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP).According to some embodiment, multifunctional equipment also shows multiplely selects user interface object (application icon 5002 such as, in Fig. 5 A-5PPP and folder icon 5004).In certain embodiments, one or more user interface object of selecting is displayed on (such as, in Fig. 5 A-5N, 5P-5PPP 5006) in pallet, and pallet is also called as diamond (dock) sometimes.In certain embodiments, the user interface object selected outside pallet (such as, application icon and/or folder icon) be to select multiple set of user interface object and/or a part for the page, wherein eachly select the set of user interface object and/or the page to comprise different multiplely to select user interface object.But, in certain embodiments, when multifunctional equipment from can select first of user interface object set and/or conversion of page to can select user interface object second set and/or the page time, pallet 5006 does not change.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 A, Fig. 5 A are comprised and multiplely select user interface object, comprise multiple action icon (action icon) 5002 and multiple folder icon 5004.Such as, in fig. 5, action icon 5002 comprises multiple application icons (such as, Photos (photo) the application icon 5002-1 for activating respective application, Clock (clock) application icon 5002-2, Brower (browser) application icon 5002-3, Solitaire (single playing cards) application icon 5002-4, Weather (weather) application icon 5002-5, Notes (notepad) application icon 5002-6, Texts (text) application icon 5002-7, Maps (map) application icon 5002-8, Stocks (stock) application icon 5002-9, Camera (camera) application icon 5002-12, Racing (contest) application icon 5002-13, eMail (Email) application icon 5002-14, Phone (phone) application icon 5002-15 and iPod application icon 5002-16), for starting web browser and showing Bookmark (bookmark) the icon 5002-10 having been added the webpage of bookmark, and for activating document viewing/editing application to show the Document icon 5002-11 of the document be associated with Document (document) icon 5002-11.

File (5004-1-a and 5004-2 such as, in Fig. 5 A) in Fig. 5 A is the icon that can be activated with display file folder view.In certain embodiments, each folder icon 5004 comprises be associated with file multiple and selects the scaled down expression (reducedscale representation) of target pointer (such as, for the scaled down expression " x1 " of folder icon 5004-1, " x2 ", " x3 ", " x4 ", " x5 " and " x6 ", and for the scaled down expression " z1 " of folder icon 5004-2, " z2 ", " z3 ", " z4 ", " z5 " and " z6 ").It should be noted that according to some embodiment, display file folder view comprises display and comprises multiple region selecting user interface map mark (such as, action icon 5002).In fig. 5, equipment is in normal manipulation mode.In other words, select an action icon by activation one application (such as, starting the current application do not run on equipment or the view showing the current application just run on equipment).In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection enters the request of user interface reconfiguration mode.Such as, in fig. 5, equipment Inspection to exceed predetermined amount of time (such as, 2 seconds) with the contact 5008 of Solitaire application icon 5002-4, and responsively, equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode as shown in Figure 5 B.

In figure 5b, equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode.In certain embodiments, user interface object (such as, 5002 and 5004) display indication equipment can be selected to be in the vision instruction of user interface reconfiguration mode.Such as, as shown in Figure 5 B, can select user interface object as swum on the water surface, rock (jiggle) (such as, over the display, each user interface object of selecting can be selected to vibrate around user interface object mean place separately at this respectively).Additionally in certain embodiments, when being in user interface reconfiguration mode, at least some can select user interface object and object to remove to mark (such as, in Fig. 5 B 5010) be associated, and when equipment Inspection removes the activation of mark to object (such as, gesture 5011 is knocked) in Fig. 5 B, remove with this object and mark the user interface object selected that is associated (such as, Weather application icon 5002-5 in Fig. 5 B) removed from user interface (such as, deleting).

In addition, in certain embodiments, when equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode, one or more folder icon changes outward appearance.Such as, in fig. 5, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, represent (such as with what can to select more than first of user interface object to reduce size, " x1 " in folder icon 5004-1-a in Fig. 5 A, " x2 ", " x3 ", " x4 ", " x5 ", " x6 ") display file clip icon 5004-1-a, and in figure 5b, after equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode, at this folder icon (such as, folder icon 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 B) in display can to select more than second of user interface object to reduce the expression of size (such as, " x4 ", " x5 ", " x6 " and " x7 ").In addition, in certain embodiments, one or more folder icon (such as, the 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 B) comprises notification indicia 5012, and notification indicia 5012 instruction has notice with the application that user interface object can be selected to be associated of in this file.In certain embodiments, a scaled down expression (such as, " x7 " in folder icon 5004-1-b) has oneself notification indicia 5014, and notification indicia 5014 indicates the application be associated with this scaled down expression to have notice.Usually, notice represents that application needs the concern of equipment user (such as, owing to reaching new information or there occurs new events, have available renewal etc.).

Attention directing Fig. 5 B-5F, Fig. 5 B-5F are shown according to some embodiment, for creating the example user interface of new folder now.In figure 5b, equipment Inspection is by the corresponding request selecting user interface object to move to screen edge.In this example, this request is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) at the contact 5016-a of position corresponding to " Racing " action icon 5002-13, and this touches Touch sensitive surface edge (such as, as shown in Figure 5 C, to the contact position 5016-b on touch-screen 112) subsequent movement 5018.In figure 5 c, action icon 5002-13 is moved to the edge of display (such as, touch-screen 112), and is maintained at display edge more than a schedule time threshold value (such as, 1 second).In response to detecting that action icon 5002-13 has exceeded this schedule time threshold value in display edge, equipment navigates to the next one set/page (such as, as shown in Figure 5 D) can selecting user interface object.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, equipment keeps the multiple pages can selecting user interface object.In some this embodiment, when equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment creates the other page comprising new empty folder.Such as, the page shown in Fig. 5 D there is no action icon 5002 and the file (filledfolder) of not filled, therefore, equipment display is used for the folder icon 5004-3 of empty folder (such as, not comprising the file can selecting user interface object).In certain embodiments, for empty folder folder icon (such as, 5004-3) with the folder icon for filling file (such as, comprise one or more select the file of user interface object), there is different outward appearances.

In figure 5d, equipment Inspection can select user interface object 5002-13 to move to the request of the folder icon 5004-3 for empty folder.In the example shown in Fig. 5 D, this request comprises the movement 5020 of contact 5016 from the contact position 5016-b of display (such as touch-screen 112) adjacent edges to the contact position (5016-c such as, in Fig. 5 E) of the folder icon 5004-3 of contiguous new empty folder.The request can selecting user interface object is moved in response to this, equipment can select user interface object from the position of display (such as touch-screen 112) adjacent edges (such as, 5002-13 in Fig. 5 D) move to the position contiguous or overlapping with the folder icon 5004-3 of new empty folder, or move to the active region of folder icon 5004-3.

In certain embodiments, when user interface object 5002-13 and the folder icon 5004-3 of new empty folder can be selected contiguous or overlapping, equipment Inspection can select the termination of the input of user interface object 5002-13 (such as, contacting 5016-c lifting from touch-screen 112) for asking movement.In response to termination input being detected, such as, contact lifting from Touch sensitive surface (such as touch-screen 112), equipment can select user interface object 5002-13 to add the file be associated with folder icon 5004-3 to, as illustrated in figure 5f.In certain embodiments, when equipment can select user interface object to add the file be associated with folder icon 5004-3 to, equipment will change the outward appearance of this folder icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 F, the scale down that folder icon 5004-3 display is added to the user interface object the selected 5002-13 of the file be associated with folder icon 5004-3 represents.

In certain embodiments, when being in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment always shows empty folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 F, once empty folder in the past (such as, the file be associated with folder icon 5004-3) be filled (such as, after the user interface object the selected 5002-13 such as shown in Fig. 5 C-5E is added to this file), equipment creates follow-up new empty folder, and at display (such as, touch-screen 112) the upper folder icon (5004-4 such as, in Fig. 5 F) showing the new empty folder follow-up with this and be associated.Therefore, former empty folder can be filled simply by user and create new empty folder.In certain embodiments, when equipment returns normal manipulation mode, equipment stops showing any folder icon (such as, folder icon 5004-4) be associated with empty folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 F, equipment Inspection returns the request (the pressing input 5022 such as, in Fig. 5 F on home button 204) of normal manipulation mode.In response to the request returning normal manipulation mode, equipment returns normal manipulation mode, and stops on display (such as, touch-screen 112) and show empty folder (such as, the 5004-4 in Fig. 5 F), as depicted in fig. 5g.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 H-5L, Fig. 5 H-5L are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of the establishment of new folder.In certain embodiments, equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode (such as, as with reference to figure 5A in greater detail) above.In certain embodiments, when equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode, at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper display new folder creating component (new folder such as, in Fig. 5 H creates region 5024).In certain embodiments, when equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode, display (such as, touch-screen 112) on the user interface map selected mark towards moving (such as each other, the blank spaces amount can selected between user interface object is reduced along at least one axle (such as Z-axis)), to be new folder creating component (one or more) slot milling.In certain embodiments, the request (what such as, touch-screen 112 corresponds to the position in new folder establishment region 5024 knocks gesture 5026) of new folder is added in equipment Inspection.In response to the request of this establishment file, equipment creates new folder, and at the upper display file clip icon (5004-5 in Fig. 5 I) of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, the folder icon (5004-5 in Fig. 5 I) of new folder is displayed on the first available position place can selected in the predetermined arrangement of user interface object.

In certain embodiments, new folder creating component is represented as and comprises the region (region 5028 such as, in Fig. 5 I) that the file being visually similar to new folder icon creates icon (such as, 5030 in Fig. 5 I).In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection creates the request of new folder.Such as, as shown in fig. 5i, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on file create the contact 5032 of corresponding position, the position of icon 5030, and this contact subsequently create region from file shift out 5043.In certain embodiments, equipment shifts out the animation of file creating component according to the movement 5034 display file folder of contact.In other words, it show as seemingly new folder icon (5004-6 such as, in Fig. 5 J) from file create region 5028 hauled out come.Create the request of new folder in response to detecting, equipment creates new folder, and by this new folder with create the folder icon 5004-6 hauled out in region from file and be associated.

In certain embodiments, equipment receives and adds one or more user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-6) of selecting to request in a new folder.Such as, in fig. 5j, the contact 5035 of equipment Inspection and action icon 5002-6, and this touches the subsequent movement 5036 of a new folder 5004-5.In certain embodiments, in response to the request that user interface object can be selected to add new folder to, equipment can select user interface object to add this file to, and remove this and can select user interface object from display.In certain embodiments, can select after user interface object adds file to, apparatus modifications with the addition of the folder icon that the file of user interface object can be selected to be associated.Such as, in Fig. 5 K, action icon 5002-6 is added to the file be associated with folder icon 5004-5 by equipment, and folder icon 5004-5 is updated to show the scaled down expression (" N " such as, in folder icon 5004-5) of the action icon 5002-6 having added this file to.

In certain embodiments, when equipment returns normal manipulation mode, equipment stops showing any folder icon (such as, folder icon 5004-6) be associated with empty folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 K, equipment Inspection returns the request (the pressing input 5038 such as, in Fig. 5 K on home button 204) of normal manipulation mode.In response to the request returning normal manipulation mode, equipment returns normal manipulation mode, and as shown in fig. 5l, stops on display (such as, touch-screen 112) and show empty folder (5004-6 such as, in Fig. 5 K).But, should be appreciated that according to some embodiment, continuation display representative be with the addition of one or more any folder icon selecting the file of user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 L, after equipment returns normal manipulation mode, continue display file folder 5004-5.In addition, in certain embodiments, when equipment returns normal manipulation mode, user interface object can be selected to be re-arranged, so that any space (gap) in this layout closed.Such as, in Fig. 5 K, user interface object can be selected to be in and to have in first layout in space, Notes application icon 5004-6 was positioned at this gap (such as in the past, as indicated at figure 5j), and in Fig. 5 L, user interface object can be selected to be re-arranged so that this space closed.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 M-5O, Fig. 5 M-5O are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of the establishment of new folder.In certain embodiments, equipment receives file request to create user interface object can being selected the movement of user interface object can be selected corresponding to another with when being in user interface reconfiguration mode.Such as, in the example of Fig. 5 M, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) upper first action icon is (such as, Solitaire application icon 5002-4) corresponding position, position contact (such as, 5040-a), and detect and move to this subsequent movement contacted corresponding on the second action icon 5002-13 (such as with the first action icon 5002-4 shown in Fig. 5 N, from the second place 5040-b in primary importance 5040-a to Fig. 5 N in Fig. 5 M on touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, the instruction (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 N, by highlighting the second action icon 5002-13) that will be created is pressed from both sides in equipment display file.In certain embodiments, equipment, after the termination of input (such as, lifting of contact 5040-b being detected) being detected, creates and comprises the first action icon and the second action diagram target file.In certain embodiments, detecting that input meets predetermined file and creates criterion (such as, at the first action icon 5002-4 adjacent with the second action icon 5002-13 or in the above time, the contact exceeding predetermined amount of time pauses) after, equipment creates and comprises the first action icon and the second action diagram target file.

In certain embodiments, together with establishment file, equipment shows the new folder icon be associated with this file.In certain embodiments, the scale down that new folder icon comprises the user interface object of adding this file to represents.In certain embodiments, can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-4) and/or second that the descriptor of user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-13) can be selected to the name of this file based on first.Such as, Fig. 5 O shows equipment and receives an input, this input comprises establishment and comprises the first action icon (such as, Solitaire application icon 5002-4) and the second action icon is (such as, Racing application icon 5002-13) the request of file, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5044 of corresponding position, the position of upper first action icon 5002-4, and this contact 5044 is to the subsequent movement 5046 of the position with the second action icon 5002-13 contiguous (or in the above).In response to this input, equipment creates new folder, and show " GAMES " folder icon 5004-7 of new folder, it comprises first and user interface object and second can be selected can to select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, being respectively " O " and " R ").As another example, Fig. 5 O shows equipment and receives an input, this input comprises establishment and comprises the first action icon (such as, Car Race (racing car) application icon 5002-17) and the second action icon is (such as, Air Race (aerial derby) application icon 5002-18) the request of file, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5048 of corresponding position, the position of upper first action icon 5002-17, and contact 5048 is to the subsequent movement 5050 of the position with the second action icon 5002-18 contiguous (or in the above).In response to this input, equipment creates new folder, and show " RACING GAMES " folder icon 5004-8 of new folder, it comprises first and user interface object and second can be selected can to select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, being respectively " r1 " and " r2 ").As another example, Fig. 5 O also show equipment and receives an input, this input comprises establishment and comprises the first action icon (such as, eMail application icon 5002-14) and the second action icon is (such as, Phone application icon 5002-15) the request of file, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5052 of corresponding position, the position of upper first action icon 5002-14, and contact 5052 is to the subsequent movement 5054 of the position with the second action icon 5002-15 contiguous (or in the above).In response to this input, equipment creates new folder, and show " COMMUNICATION " folder icon 5004-9 of new folder, it comprises first and user interface object and second can be selected can to select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, being respectively " E " and " P ").

As another example, Fig. 5 O also show equipment and receives an input, this input comprises establishment and comprises the first action icon (such as, Camera application icon 5002-12) and the second action icon is (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9) the request of file, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5056 of corresponding position, the position of upper first action icon 5002-12, and contact 5056 is to the subsequent movement 5058 of the position with the second action icon 5002-9 contiguous (or in the above).In response to this input, equipment creates new folder, and show " PHOTOGRAPHY " folder icon 5004-10 of new folder, it comprises first and user interface object and second can be selected can to select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, being respectively " C " and " S ").As another example, Fig. 5 O also show equipment and receives an input, this input comprises establishment and comprises the first action icon (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9) and the second action icon is (such as, Camera application icon 5002-12) the request of file, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5060 of corresponding position, the position of upper first action icon 5002-9, and contact 5060 is to the subsequent movement 5062 of the position with the second action icon 5002-12 contiguous (or in the above).In response to this input, equipment creates new folder, and show " UTILITIES " folder icon 5004-11 of new folder, it comprises first and user interface object and second can be selected can to select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, being respectively " S " and " C ").

Now attention directing Fig. 5 P-5R, Fig. 5 P-5R are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of rename folder.In certain embodiments, as above with reference to as described in figure 5O, new folder is named after creation automatically.In certain embodiments, after file creates, equipment at once display Name confirms dialogue (such as, 5064 in Fig. 5 P).Input is confirmed (such as in response to detecting, gesture 5066 is knocked) in the position corresponding with " CONFIRM (the confirmation) " icon on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 P, equipment confirms the establishment of file, and as shown in Fig. 5 S, automatically generates title.Cancel input (such as, in the position corresponding with " CANCEL (the cancellations) " icon on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 P knock gesture 5068) in response to detecting, as shown in figure 5m, equipment cancels file establishment.In response to rename input being detected (such as, gesture 5070 is knocked) in the position corresponding with " RENAME (the rename) " icon on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 P, equipment display is for changing the dialogue 5072 of the title of new folder (such as, from " games " to " fun " as shown in Fig. 5 Q) and dialogue 5072 for confirming name changing (such as, knocking gesture 5074 by detecting in the position corresponding with the position of " OK " icon on touch-screen 112).Equipment shows the folder icon (5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 R) be associated with the newname of new folder.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 S-5Q, Fig. 5 S-5Q are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of display file folder view.In certain embodiments, device responds in the request (such as, knocking gesture 5076 in Fig. 5 S) activating folder icon being detected, the Folders view of the file that display and folder icon (such as, 5004-7) are associated.In response to this request being detected, equipment is upper display file folder view (in such as, as Fig. 5 T, 5U, 5V-5W or 5X-5Y shown in any one) of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, after establishment file (such as, directly be transformed into any one Fig. 5 T, 5U, 5V-5W or 5X-5Y from Fig. 5 N) or after rename new folder (such as, directly be transformed into any one Fig. 5 T, 5U, 5V-5W or 5X-5Y from Fig. 5 Q), equipment automatic display file folder view.

In Fig. 5 T, Folders view 5078 comprises and covers the lamination (overlay) at least partially of touch-screen 112, has covered (such as, hide or do not emphasize) and has been presented at the user interface object selected on touch-screen 112.In certain embodiments, the user interface object selected not in this file is desalinated notice is attracted to Folders view (such as at least partly, in Fig. 5 T 5078), layout simultaneously by indicating Folders view (such as, 5078 in Fig. 5 T) user interface object selected outward provides contextual feedback (contextual feedback).In certain embodiments, Folders view (such as, 5078 in Fig. 5 T) comprises the user interface object selected (such as, 5002-4 and 5002-13) being added to the file be associated with new folder icon 5004-7.

In Fig. 5 U, Folders view 5080 comprises the lamination of the partially transparent covering whole or the whole touch-screen 112 of cardinal principle, cover the user interface object selected be presented on touch-screen 112, and notice is attracted to Folders view (such as, in Fig. 5 U 5080), layout (such as, comprising the folder icon 5004-7 position in this arrangement of this file) simultaneously by indicating the user interface object selected outside file provides contextual feedback.Folders view (such as, 5080 in Fig. 5 U) comprises the user interface object selected (such as, 5002-4 and 5002-13) being added to the file be associated with new folder icon 5004-7.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 V-5Y, Fig. 5 V-5Y are shown according to some embodiment, the example user interface that the animation for being shown to Folders view changes.In certain embodiments, equipment display changes the transformation animation of display file folder view into from display file clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 V, device responds shows animation in the request (what position corresponding with the position of Fig. 5 S file clip icon 5004-7 on touch-screen 112 such as, detected knocks gesture 5076) receiving display file folder view.Example animation in Fig. 5 V comprises display and multiplely selects user interface object (such as, 5002-7,5002-8,5002-10,5002-11 etc.) pass through to display (such as, touch-screen 112) edge moves and scatter on display (such as, touch-screen 112).With dispersion is multiple selects together with user interface object, folder icon 5004-7 selected by equipment display expands to be full of touch-screen 112, as shown in Fig. 5 W, thus display file folder view 5082, Folders view 5082 comprises the user interface object selected (such as scheming 5002-4, the 5002-13 in W) that the file that represents with selected folder icon (5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 S) is associated.

As another example that animation changes, in Fig. 5 X, device responds shows animation in the request (such as, detect knocking gesture 5076 on the folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 S) receiving display file folder view.Example animation in Fig. 5 X comprises wallpaper is divided into Part I 5084 and Part II 5086, and makes Part II move away Part I (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 Y).In certain embodiments, Part I has edge 5088, and the profile at the profile at edge 5088 and the edge 5090 of Part II is complementary.Such as, in Fig. 5 X, the edge 5088 of Part I 5084 is complementary with the edge 5090 of Part II 5086.

Should be appreciated that in certain embodiments, Part I moves away Part II or Part I and Part II and is moved away from each other.In Fig. 5 Y, display file folder view 5092 in the region between Part I 5084 and Part II 5086.With Part I 5084 together with the movement of Part II 5086, equipment display and display are (such as, touch-screen 112) on the folder icon selected in Folders view (in Fig. 5 Y 5092) (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 S) user interface object selected (5002-4,5002-13 such as, in Fig. 5 Y) that is associated of the file that represents.In certain embodiments, this animation comprises display wallpaper and splits off to expose the user interface object selected in file (such as, 5002-4,5002-13 in Fig. 5 Y), wallpaper is sliding gate seemingly, this sliding gate slips off after wallpaper, expose the user interface object selected (5002-4,5002-13 such as, in Fig. 5 Y) be associated with file.In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 Y, while display file folder view 5092, continue to show the selected folder icon 5004-7 be associated with Folders view 5092.In certain embodiments, folder icon 5004-7 and other user interface object (5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-8,5002-9,5004-1-b, 5002-10,5002-11,5002-12 such as, in Fig. 5 Y) can be selected visually to distinguish to some extent.In certain embodiments, the adjustment profile at edge 5088 of Part I or the profile at the edge of Part II, thus the profile at these edges is no longer complementary.Such as, in Fig. 5 X, the edge 5088 of Part I 5084 and the edge 5090 of Part II 5086 are complementary, and they are all with otch (cut-out notch) 5094.But continue this example, as shown in Fig. 5 Y, after these parts are moved away from each other, the edge 5088 of Part I 5084 still has otch 5094, and the edge 5090 of Part II 5086 is straight, and therefore these edges are no longer complementary.In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 Y, otch 5094 provides and indicates can select the vision of the position in the layout of user interface object selected folder icon (5004-7 in Fig. 5 X and 5Y).

In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view exits input (such as, that detects position corresponding with the position outside the Folders view 5092 in Fig. 5 Y on touch-screen 112 knocks gesture 5096), and exit input in response to file, equipment stops display file folder view (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 S).In certain embodiments, the input of equipment Inspection folder rename (such as, detect and knock gesture 5098 on folder rename region (such as button or text input area or Folder Name)), and input in response to folder rename, equipment provides the rename interface that can be used to rename folder (such as, from the soft keyboard of touch-screen upward-sliding bottoms).

Now attention directing Fig. 5 Y-5CC, Fig. 5 Y-5CC are shown according to some embodiment, for cancelling the example user interface that file creates.In certain embodiments, cancel input if received, then cancel file creation operation.In certain embodiments, cancel input to comprise, establishment have one or more select the new folder of user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-4 and 5002-13) after from this file, remove one immediately and can select user interface object.In certain embodiments, the input that equipment Inspection is corresponding with request user interface object can being selected to shift out file by.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, equipment Inspection one input, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) go up the contact 5100 with the position that can be selected user interface object 5002-4 corresponding in file, and the subsequent movement 5102 of this contact (such as, from the second contact position 5100-b being in Folders view 5092 outside on the touch-screen 112 being in first contact position 5100-a to Fig. 5 Z of Folders view 5092 inside on the touch-screen 112 Fig. 5 Y).In response to this input being detected, this can select user interface object to shift out file and delete this file by equipment.Such as, in Fig. 5 Z, can select user interface object 5002-4 outside file, and in Fig. 5 AA, after detecting that contact stops, user interface object 5002-4 can be selected to be displayed on outside file.

In certain embodiments, go back updating file clip icon, to reflect the change of folder content.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, folder icon 5004-7 comprises two of being in file can select user interface object (such as, 5002-4 and 5002-13) scaled down expression (such as, " O " and " R "), and in Fig. 5 AA, user interface object can be selected (such as having shifted out one from file, 5002-4), the user interface object selected of only withing a hook at the end in file (such as, scaled down expression 5004-13) (such as, " R ") to be displayed in folder icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 AA).

In certain embodiments, because this is that file creates and cancels operation, the display of folder icon will be stopped, and the user interface object selected again show reservation outside Folders view (such as, 5002-13) (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 CC).In certain embodiments, display animation changes, as shown in Fig. 5 BB, the transformation of this animation illustrates that folder icon (such as, 5004-7) become the user interface object selected of described reservation (such as, be retained in the user interface object the selected 5002-13 in file), on touch-screen 112, wherein show interstage 5104 (animation frame between the user interface object the selected 5002-13 such as, being in folder icon and reservation) of animation.In certain embodiments, the user interface object selected of reservation replaces the folder icon on touch-screen.Such as, in Fig. 5 AA, folder icon 5004-7 is displayed in the fourth line of the first row of the layout can selecting user interface object, and in Fig. 5 CC, shows the user interface object the selected 5002-13 retained in the fourth line of the first row that user interface object can be selected to arrange.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 DD-5JJ, Fig. 5 DD-5JJ are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of Delete Folder.In certain embodiments, after establishment new folder (such as, as above with reference to figure 5M-5O in greater detail), the Folders view that the automatic display file of equipment is pressed from both sides.Such as, in Fig. 5 DD, equipment display comprises the Folders view 5106 that two can be selected user interface object (such as, 5002-4 and 5002-13).In certain embodiments, when display file folder view, equipment also shows the folder rename region for rename folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 DD, equipment display has the Folders view 5106 in folder rename region 5108, wherein equipment receives rename input (such as, Text Input from physical keyboard, keypad, soft keyboard or other alphanumeric character stroke device), the title of file is become " PLAY " from " GAMES ".Input in response to rename, equipment changes the title of file, and change folder icon (such as according to rename input, outward appearance 5004-7) (such as, after receiving rename input, become " PLAY " in Fig. 5 EE from " GAMES " Fig. 5 DD).

In certain embodiments, Folders view is display like this: by wallpaper background is divided into Part I (such as, 5108) and Part II (such as, 5110) and the Part I making wallpaper background (such as, 5108) Part II of wallpaper background is moved away (such as, 5110) display file folder view 5106 in the region, between Part I 5108 and Part II 5110.

In certain embodiments, after the establishment confirming file (such as, by rename folder, open and close file, to the other user interface object selected etc. of file interpolation), when removing single project from file, not Delete Folder.But in certain embodiments, only when all items is removed from file, equipment is Delete Folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 EE, equipment Inspection removes one from Folders view can select user interface object (such as, request 5002-4) (contact 5112 such as, detected on touch-screen 112 contacts position outside 5112 to Folders view 5106 to enter the subsequent movement 5114 of the Part I 5108 of desktop background with this).In response to removing the request can selecting user interface object such as 5002-4 from Folders view 5106, equipment removes from Folders view 5106 can select user interface object 5002-4, and outside Folders view 5106, show this can select user interface object 5002-4, as shown in Fig. 5 FF.Continue this example, in Fig. 5 FF, equipment Inspection removes last from Folders view can select user interface object (such as, request 5002-13), this comprises the subsequent movement 5118 (first contact position 5116-a to Fig. 5 GG such as, be arranged in from Fig. 5 FF on the touch-screen 112 of Folders view 5106 is positioned at the second contact position 5116-b on the touch-screen 112 outside Folders view 5106) detecting contact 5116 and contact with this.In certain embodiments, in response to this request, in response to the termination input corresponding with this request being detected, from file, removing this, last can select user interface object (5002-13 such as, in Fig. 5 GG).In certain embodiments, when equipment Inspection to termination (such as, lifting of contact) of input time, can user interface object be selected according to the position of contact 5116-b in the upper display of display (such as, touch-screen 112) this last.

In certain embodiments, from Folders view (such as, 5002-13 in Fig. 5 GG) in remove last and can select user interface object (such as, in Fig. 5 GG 5106) after, this scaled down expression can selecting user interface object (such as, " R ") is removed from folder icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 HH, folder icon 5004-7 does not comprise and anyly selects the scaled down expression of user interface object (file such as, owing to being associated with this folder icon do not comprise any select user interface object).

In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 GG, once remove last can select user interface object (5002-13 such as, in Fig. 5 GG) from Folders view 5106, this file double-layered quilt is deleted, and stops showing the Folders view be associated.Such as, in Fig. 5 II, both folder icons (5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 GG) that equipment stops display file folder view (such as, 5106 in Fig. 5 GG) and is associated with this file.In certain embodiments, the animation (such as, 5004-7 disappears) of equipment display file clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 HH, file display does not have the folder icon 5004-7 of the scaled down expression can selecting user interface object, and as shown in the arrow in Fig. 5 HH, starts to shrink folder icon 5004-7.Continue this animation, in Fig. 5 II, stop display file clip icon completely.After stopping display file clip icon, in certain embodiments, equipment rearranges can select user interface object, so that the space (gap) that closed (close) can select to delete due to folder icon in user interface map target predetermined arrangement and stay.Such as, in Fig. 5 JJ, apply the user interface object the selected 5002-4 that is associated by moving to left with Solitaire, to fill the space that folder icon (5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 HH) stays.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 KK-5PP, Fig. 5 KK-5PP are shown according to some embodiment, for adding the example user interface can selecting user interface object to file.In Fig. 5 KK, equipment display is multiple selects user interface object, comprise multiple action icon (such as, 5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-8,5002-09,5002-10,5002-11,5002-12,5002-14,5002-15 and 5002-16) and multiple folder icon (such as, 5004-1-b, 5004-7 and 5004-2).In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection with at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper mobile correspondingly select user interface object (such as, the beginning (the contact 5120-a such as, in Fig. 5 KK on touch-screen 112) of the input that request 5002-9) is corresponding or input.In certain embodiments, one or more other can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) there is the active region of acquiescence (such as, 5122-1-a, 5122-2-a, 5122-3-a, 5122-4-a, 5122-5-a, 5122-6-a, 5122-7-a, 5122-8-a, 5122-9-a, 5122-10-a, 5122-11-a, 5122-12-a, 5122-13-a, 5122-14-a, 5122-15-a, 5122-16-a, 5122-17-a), wherein each corresponding active region of user interface object of selecting is for performing the action of selecting user interface object be associated corresponding to this.In certain embodiments, the corresponding active region of corresponding actions icon is associated with the action that establishment comprises the file of this corresponding actions icon.In certain embodiments, the corresponding active region of corresponding document clip icon is associated with the action that user interface object can be selected to add the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon to.In certain embodiments, on Touch sensitive surface, user interface object can be selected (such as with first in response to detecting, 5002-9 in Fig. 5 KK) the corresponding input of movement, one or more corresponding active region becomes the size after adjustment (such as from default size, 5122-1-b in Fig. 5 LL, 5122-2-b, 5122-3-b, 5122-4-b, 5122-5-b, 5122-6-b, 5122-7-b, 5122-8-b, 5122-9-b, 5122-10-b, 5122-11-b, 5122-12-b, 5122-13-b, 5122-14-b, 5122-15-b, 5122-16-b, 5122-17-b).In certain embodiments, based on each active region (such as, 5122-13-a in Fig. 5 KK) to display (such as, touch-screen 112) on first-phase should select user interface object (such as, 5002-9 in Fig. 5 KK) distance, determine the size after the adjustment of each active region (5122-13-b such as, in Fig. 5 LL).

Can select an example of user interface object as adding to file, equipment Inspection moves to the corresponding input of the request of the active region be associated with folder icon with selecting user interface object.Such as, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) go up the contact 5120 with the corresponding position selecting user interface object 5002-9 corresponding, and detect the subsequent movement of this contact on Touch sensitive surface 5121 (such as, on touch-screen 112 from the 3rd contact position 5120-c in second contact position 5120-b to Fig. 5 MM in first contact position 5120-a to Fig. 5 LL Fig. 5 KK).In response to this input being detected, equipment, according to the movement of contact 5120 as shown in Fig. 5 KK-5MM, correspondingly selects user interface object 5002-9 at upper mobile this of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, when display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper mobile this corresponding select user interface object 5002-9 time, equipment rearranges automatically can select user interface object.In certain embodiments, equipment does not rearrange can select user interface object, until meet predetermined condition (such as, stop on touch-screen 112 and contact 5120 detected).Such as, in Fig. 5 LL-5MM, select even if corresponding user interface object 5002-9 upper mobile at display (such as, touch-screen 112), also do not rearrange other at once and can select user interface object.

In certain embodiments, when corresponding select user interface object 5002-9 be at least in part one other can select user interface object (such as, folder icon 5004-7) active region (such as, time 5122-13-b), the termination (such as, contacting lifting of 5120-c in Fig. 5 MM) of equipment Inspection input.In certain embodiments, in response to termination input being detected, the corresponding user interface object 5002-9 that selects adds to and the file that user interface object (such as, folder icon 5004-7) can be selected to be associated by equipment.In certain embodiments, select user interface object (such as corresponding, 5002-9) be added to and user interface object can have been selected (such as, folder icon 5004-7) after the file that is associated, apparatus modifications folder icon (such as, the 5004-7 in Fig. 5 NN), to comprise the scaled down expression of this action diagram target (such as, " S " in Fig. 5 NN file clip icon 5004-7), as shown in Fig. 5 NN.In certain embodiments, after action icon 5002-9 has been added to the file be associated with folder icon 5004-7, equipment rearranges display (such as, touch-screen 112) on the user interface object selected, to fill any space in this layout, as shown in Fig. 5 OO, be wherein filled because action icon 5002-9 moves to the space stayed in file.

In Fig. 5 OO, another input of equipment Inspection, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5124 of corresponding position, the position of action icon 5002-8, and the subsequent movement 5126 of this contact (such as, on touch-screen 112 from the second contact position 5124-b in first contact position 5124-a to Fig. 5 PP in Fig. 5 OO).In certain embodiments, one or more other can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) there is active region (such as, 5128-1,5128-2,5128-3,5128-4,5128-5,5128-6,5128-7,5128-8,5128-9,5128-10,5128-11,5128-12,5128-13,5128-14,5128-15), wherein each corresponding active region of user interface object of selecting is for performing the action of selecting user interface object be associated corresponding to this.In certain embodiments, the action that corresponding active region (such as, 5128-1,5128-2,5128-3,5128-4,5128-5,5128-6,5128-8,5128-9,5128-10,5128-12 or 5128-13) and the establishment of corresponding actions icon comprise the file of this corresponding actions icon is associated.In certain embodiments, the corresponding active region of corresponding document clip icon (such as, 5128-7,5128-11 or 5128-15) be associated to by the corresponding action selecting user interface object (such as, 5002-8) to add the file be associated with this corresponding document clip icon to.In certain embodiments, based on active region and the corresponding distance selecting user interface object (such as, 5002-8), the size of active region is determined.In certain embodiments, display (such as, touch-screen 112) does not show active region.

In response to this input being detected (such as, the movement 5126 of contact 5124 on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 OO-5PP), the movement of the contact 5124 of equipment according to such as Fig. 5 OO-5PP, on display (such as, touch-screen 112), movement is corresponding selects user interface object 5002-8.In certain embodiments, as above with reference to figure 5LL-5MM in greater detail, equipment does not rearrange can select user interface object, until meet predetermined condition.In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 PP, when the corresponding user interface object 5002-8 that selects is when display (such as, touch-screen 112) is above mobile, equipment rearranges automatically can select user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 OO-5PP, select user interface object 5002-8 still at display (such as even if corresponding, touch-screen 112) upper mobile, other can be selected user interface object to be also re-arranged to fill this corresponding user interface object 5002-8 that selects and go up the space left by moving at display (such as, touch-screen 112).

In certain embodiments, the additional movement 5130 (contact position in the active region 5128-11 such as, from the second contact position 5124-b in Fig. 5 PP to corresponding document clip icon 5004-7) of equipment Inspection contact.In certain embodiments, corresponding select user interface object 5002-8 be at least in part one other can select user interface object (such as, folder icon 5004-7) active region (such as, time 5128-11), the termination (such as, contacting 5124 lifting from touch-screen 112) of this input of equipment Inspection.In certain embodiments, in response to termination input being detected, the corresponding user interface object 5002-8 that selects adds to and the file that user interface object (such as, folder icon 5004-7) can be selected to be associated by equipment.In certain embodiments, select user interface object (such as corresponding, 5002-8) be added to and user interface object can have been selected (such as, folder icon 5004-7) after the file that is associated, apparatus modifications folder icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 QQ) to comprise, this action diagram target is scaled down to be represented (such as, " M " in Fig. 5 QQ file clip icon 5004-7), as shown in Fig. 5 QQ.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 QQ-5SS, Fig. 5 QQ-5SS are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of move clip icon.In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, can in response to the file reorientation input on Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112), at display (such as, touch-screen 112) move clip icon everywhere.Such as, in Fig. 5 QQ, equipment Inspection one input, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5132 of the upper position corresponding with the position of corresponding document clip icon 5004-7, and detect the subsequent movement of contact 5132 on Touch sensitive surface 5134 (such as, on touch-screen 112 from the movement of the second contact position 5132-b in first contact position 5132-a to Fig. 5 RR Fig. 5 QQ).In response to this input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 RR, corresponding document clip icon 5004-7 to be moved to the reposition on display (such as, touch-screen 112) by equipment according to this input.In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 SS, detecting that predetermined condition (such as, the termination of this input, maybe this is moved beyond the pause of predetermined amount of time) after, equipment rearranges can select user interface object, thus in response to corresponding document clip icon (such as, the 5004-7) slot milling this input and movement being detected.

Attention directing Fig. 5 SS-5VV, Fig. 5 SS-5VV are shown according to some embodiment, for rearranging the example user interface of the user interface object selected in file now.In Fig. 5 SS, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (such as, in the position corresponding with the position of touch-screen 112 files clip icon 5004-7 knock gesture 5136).In response to Folders view display input, equipment display file folder view (such as, in Fig. 5 TT-5UU 5138), it comprises the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002-4,5002-13,5002-9,5002-8) be associated with the file representated by folder icon 5004-7.In certain embodiments, the user interface object selected in Folders view (such as, 5138) has predetermined space and arranges, and can be re-arranged based on the input that rearranges detected.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, equipment Inspection is to rearranging input (such as, contact 5140 with contact 5140 subsequent movement 5142 on touch-screen 112).Rearrange input in response to detecting, equipment according to this rearrange input one or more corresponding in Folders view selected user interface object to arrange from the space of this Folders view in the primary importance space that moves to this Folders view arrange in the second place.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5140 of corresponding position, the position of Stocks application icon 5002-9, and detect the subsequent movement 5142 of the corresponding position of the Far Left arranged in contact 5140 space to Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on upper and display (such as, touch-screen 112).Move in response to this, as shown in Fig. 5 UU, Stocks application icon 5002-9 is moved to the leftmost position in the space layout of Folders view 5138 by equipment.

In addition, in certain embodiments, with Folders view (such as, 5138) folder icon be associated (such as, 5004-7) be updated, to reflect the change that the space of the icon in Folders view (such as, 5138) is arranged.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT (such as, before the space changing the user interface object selected in Folders view is arranged), equipment is to arrange (such as with selecting the space of user interface object, from left to right, be followed successively by Solitaire application icon 5002-4 from top to bottom, Racing application icon 5002-13, Stocks application icon 5002-9, Maps application icon 5002-8) corresponding first order, the scaled down expression of the user interface object selected in display file folder view 5138 (such as, with from left to right, be followed successively by from top to bottom " O ", " R ", " S ", " M ").In contradistinction to, in Fig. 5 UU (such as, after change space is arranged), equipment is to arrange (such as with selecting the new space of user interface object, from left to right be followed successively by Stocks application icon 5002-9, Solitaire application icon 5002-4, Racing application icon 5002-13, Maps application icon 5002-8 from top to bottom) corresponding second order, the scaled down expression (such as, being from left to right followed successively by " S ", " O ", " R ", " M " from top to bottom) of the user interface object selected in display file folder view 5138.

In certain embodiments, exit input in response to Folders view, equipment stops display file folder view.Such as, in Fig. 5 UU, what equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112), upper and display (such as, touch-screen 112) was positioned at corresponding position, position outside Folders view knocks gesture 5144.Knock gesture 5144 in response to detecting, as shown in Fig. 5 VV, equipment stops display file folder view.In certain embodiments, equipment is at the animation (such as, background wallpaper is closed in the user interface object selected being positioned at Folders view 5138) of display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper display file folder view closedown.

Attention directing Fig. 5 VV-5BBB, Fig. 5 VV-5BBB are shown according to some embodiment, for removing the example user interface can selecting user interface object in file now.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (such as, in the position corresponding with the folder icon 5004-1-b on the touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 VV knock gesture 5146).In response to Folders view display input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 WW, equipment display comprises the Folders view 5148 of the content (5002-19,5002-20,5002-21,5002-22,5002-23,5002-24 and 5002-25 such as, on touch-screen 112) of file.

In certain embodiments, one or more user interface object of selecting comprises notification indicia (such as, in Fig. 5 WW 5150), it indicates and can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-25) application (such as, App-7) that is associated needs equipment user to be noted.In certain embodiments, also with comprise this and can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-25) the folder icon that is associated of file (such as, 5004-1-b) one or more additional notifications mark (such as, 5012 and/or 5014) of upper display.In certain embodiments, when the notification indicia in user interface object can be selected to be updated (such as, when notification indicia 5150 occurs, disappears or changes, so that when the number of instruction notice changes), these additional notifications mark is upgraded.

In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection can select user interface object to remove input, and user interface object can be selected to remove input in response to detecting, equipment removes from Folders view can select user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 WW, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5152 of corresponding position, the position of application icon 5002-19, and contact 5152 on Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) towards the subsequent movement 5154 of the position corresponding with part outside Folders view 5148 on display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, this input be the quick gesture of ad-hoc location not outside specified folder view (such as, this gesture is flicking (flick) gesture or knocking fast and drag gesture not included in the pause outside Folders view), and equipment can select user interface object to move to the position automatically determined on display (such as, touch-screen 112) outside Folders view.Continue example above, in response to the subsequent movement 5154 detecting that contact 5152 contacts with this, equipment is removing action icon 5002-19, close folder view and first available (open) position display action icon 5002-19 in the layout of the user interface object selected on display (such as, touch-screen 112) from Folders view 5148.In this example, the bottom right hand corner display action icon 5002-19 of 3 × 4 arrays of the user interface object selected on display (touch-screen 112 such as, in Fig. 5 XX).

In certain embodiments, when removing one and can select user interface object from the file be associated with folder icon, the folder icon that renewal of the equipment is associated with this file.Such as, in Fig. 5 WW, 4 scaled down expressions (such as, " x4 ", " x5 ", " x6 " and " x7 ") of the user interface object selected in the file that is included in and is associated with folder icon 5004-1-b are comprised with the folder icon 5004-1-b that is associated of Folders view 5148 of display.In certain embodiments, as shown in the folder icon 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 WW, the white space in folder icon represents that Folders view comprises for adding the space selecting user interface object more.But, from with folder icon (such as, remove in file 5004-1-b) be associated and can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-19) after, equipment changes the outward appearance of this folder icon (such as, 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 XX), to represent that having removed this from file can select user interface object (such as, 5002-19).Such as, in Fig. 5 XX, folder icon 5004-1-b illustrates that the scaled down expression that rearranges in file (such as, display " x2 ", " x3 ", " x4 ", " x5 ", " x6 " and " x7 "), to represent that having lacked one in the file be associated with folder icon 5004-1-b can select user interface object.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment Inspection action icon selects input (such as, gesture 5155 is knocked) in the position corresponding with the action icon 5002-12 on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 XX, and select input in response to action icon when being in user interface reconfiguration mode at equipment, equipment do not activate with this action icon (such as, Camera application icon 5002-12) application (such as, Camera application) that is associated.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (such as, in the position corresponding with the folder icon 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 XX knock gesture 5156).In response to Folders view display input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 YY, equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) above show the Folders view 5158 comprising the content (such as, action icon 5002-20,5002-21,5002-22,5002-23,5002-24 and 5002-25) of this file.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment Inspection with activate the input corresponding with the request of the application that an action icon is associated (such as, knock gesture 5156, it is corresponding to activating the request of applying corresponding to the App-7 of App-7 application icon 5002-25).But according to some embodiment, in response to this input being detected, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment does not activate this application icon.

In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection can select user interface object to remove input, and user interface object can be selected to remove input in response to detecting, equipment removes from Folders view can select user interface object.In certain embodiments, when can alternative remove input meet predetermined condition time, this can select user interface object can to remove input and be placed on and can select in the layout of user interface object by alternative according to this.Such as, in Fig. 5 YY, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5162 of corresponding position, the position of application icon 5002-22, and the subsequent movement 5164 (movement of such as, on touch-screen 112 from contact position 5162-a to Fig. 5 ZZ Folders view 5158 Fig. 5 YY in touch-screen 112 part Folders view 5158 outside corresponding contact position) of contact 5162 on Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on be positioned at corresponding position, position outside Folders view 5158 (such as, contact position 5162-b) contact more than a threshold time section at place, and responsively, as shown in Fig. 5 AAA, equipment stops display file folder view.

In certain embodiments, after stopping display file folder view, equipment continues the movement 5166 (with the movement of the 3rd contact position 5162-c that touch-screen 112 can be selected in the layout of user interface object touch-screen that position is corresponding 112 in second contact position 5162-b to Fig. 5 BBB such as, from Fig. 5 AAA on touch-screen 112) detecting contact 5162.Move 5166 in response to this continuation, equipment can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-22) according to the movement of this contact in the upper movement of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, user interface object can be selected to input according to this, place the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002-22) removed from file by this way.Continue example above, equipment Inspection and display are (such as, touch-screen 112) on be in can select user interface object arrange in the termination (such as, contacting 5162 contact position 5162-c places in Fig. 5 BBB to lift from touch-screen 112) of the input that is associated of position.As shown in Fig. 5 BBB, contact 5162-c and action icon 5002-22 be positioned at two other can select user interface object (such as, 5002-6 and 5004-7) between, and after the termination this input being detected (such as, lifting of 5162-c is contacted) in Fig. 5 BBB, position in the user interface object selected indicated by this input is arranged shows this and can select user interface object (such as, in Fig. 5 CCC, App-4 action icon 5002-22 is displayed between Notes action icon 5002-6 on touch-screen 112 and GAMES folder icon 5004-7).

In certain embodiments, when user interface object can be selected to be removed from the file be associated with a folder icon, the folder icon that renewal of the equipment is associated with this file.Such as, in 5YY, 6 scaled down expressions (such as, " x2 ", " x3 ", " x4 ", " x5 ", " x6 " and " x7 ") of the user interface object selected in the file that is included in and is associated with folder icon 5004-1-b are shown with the folder icon 5004-1-b that is associated of Folders view 5158 of display.But, user interface object can selected (such as, action icon 5002-22) from folder icon (such as, after being removed in file 5004-1-b) be associated, equipment changes the outward appearance of this folder icon (such as, 5004-1-b from 5004-1-b to Fig. 5 AAA Fig. 5 XX-5ZZ), to represent that having removed this from file can select user interface object (such as, 5002-22).Such as, in Fig. 5 AAA, folder icon 5004-1-b shows all scaled down expression in the file that rearranges (such as, only show " x2 ", " x3 ", " x5 ", " x6 " and " x7 "), to have lacked one in the file that is associated with folder icon 5004-1-b of expression can select user interface object.In addition, in certain embodiments, the scaled down expression showing the user interface object selected be removed in folder icon is stopped at.Such as, because action icon 5002-22 is moved out of file, scaled down expression " X4 " in the folder icon 5004-1-b no longer in Fig. 5 CCC, is shown.

Now attention directing Fig. 5 CCC-5EEE, Fig. 5 CCC-5EEE are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of the inter page navigation of the user interface object selected in Folders view.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (the knocking gesture 5168 of the position such as, in Fig. 5 CCC on the touch-screen 112 corresponding with the position of the folder icon 5004-2 on touch-screen 112).In response to Folders view display input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 EEE, equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) above show the Folders view 5170 comprising the content (such as, action icon 5002-26,5002-27,5002-28,5002-29,5002-30,5002-31,5002-32,5002-33,5002-34,5002-35,5002-36 and 5002-37) of this file.

In certain embodiments, when Folders view display input is that display is positioned at the pallet of user interface (such as, in Fig. 5 CCC 5006) folder icon in (such as, during the request of Folders view 5004-2), the animation that equipment display file folder view launches from diamond.Such as, in Fig. 5 CCC, equipment Inspection is positioned at, and the folder icon 5004-2 of pallet 5006 knocks gesture 5168, and in Fig. 5 EEE, the Folders view 5170 of display file folder.In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 DDD, equipment showed transformation animation before display file folder view.Such as, gesture 5168 is knocked in response to detecting, wallpaper background is divided into Part I 5172 and Part II 5174 by equipment, and show wallpaper background and retreat slip (such as, Part II 5174 moves away Part I 5172), to expose the user interface object selected (5002-34,5002-35,5002-36,5002-37 such as, in Fig. 5 DDD) be rendered as under wallpaper background.At the end of this animation, a part of content of the interior perhaps file of file is displayed in the Folders view 5170 on display (such as, touch-screen 112).

In certain embodiments, file comprises the user interface object selected more than being presented in Folders view (such as, 5170 in Fig. 5 EEE).In certain embodiments, file has the maximum number of the user interface object selected that can be added in file, and wherein this maximum number is based on the maximum number of the user interface object selected that can be presented in the Folders view of this file.Such as, in Fig. 5 EEE, only there are 12 user interface object can be selected can be added to the file be associated with Folders view 5170.But, in certain embodiments, Folders view comprises multiple " page " or set that can select user interface object, and by display as the additional user interface object selected can selecting a part for the subsequent set of user interface object, file can hold can not load can select user interface object first set in (such as, action icon 5002-26, 5002-27, 5002-28, 5002-29, 5002-30, 5002-31, 5002-32, 5002-33, 5002-34, 5002-35, 5002-36 and 5002-37) the additional user interface object selected.Such as, in Fig. 5 EEE, equipment Inspection comprises contact 5176 contacts the subsequent movement 5178 on Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) next page input with this.In response to detecting that next page inputs, equipment shows in the Folders view 5170 of file can select second of user interface object to gather (action icon 5002-38,5002-39,5002-40,5002-41,5002-42 and 5002-43 such as, in Fig. 5 FFF).In other words, file comprises 18 can select user interface object, wherein can select user interface object in first page for 12, and 6 can be selected user interface object on second page.

Attention directing Fig. 5 GGG-5MMM, Fig. 5 GGG-5MMM are shown according to some embodiment, for removing the example user interface can selecting user interface object from file now.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (such as, in the position corresponding with the folder icon 5004-2 on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 CCC knock gesture 5168).In response to Folders view display input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 GGG, equipment display comprises the Folders view 5182 of the content (such as, action icon 5002-26,5002-27,5002-28,5002-29,5002-30,5002-31,5002-32,5002-33,5002-34,5002-35,5002-36 and 5002-37) of this file.

At Folders view (such as, 5182) display is comprised (such as, touch-screen 112) some whole or substantially whole embodiments in, equipment display user interface object can be selected to remove region (such as, 5184 in Fig. 5 GGG).In certain embodiments, remove request in response to detecting to by corresponding for the corresponding request selecting user interface object to move into can to select user interface object to remove region 5184, equipment removes this and correspondingly selects user interface object from file.Such as, in Fig. 5 GGG, subsequent movement 5188 that equipment Inspection contact 5186 contacts with this (such as, in Fig. 5 GGG with in corresponding first contact position 5168-a to Fig. 5 HHH selecting the position of user interface object 5002-32 on touch-screen 112 corresponding with touch-screen 112 with the movement that user interface object can be selected to remove the second contact position 5168-b that region 5184 is close to or position is within it corresponding).Continue this example, equipment selects user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-32) immigration that user interface object can be selected to remove region 5184 by corresponding.In certain embodiments, in response to the termination of this input being detected (such as, lifting of 5186-b is contacted) in Fig. 5 HHH, equipment stops correspondingly selecting user interface object (such as in display file folder view 5182, action icon 5002-32), and the user interface object selected automatically rearranged in Folders view 5182, so that the closed any space can selected in the layout of user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 III, can select user interface object be re-arranged for fill remove from Folders view corresponding select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-32) after stay space in Fig. 5 HHH.

In certain embodiments, user interface object can be selected (such as removing from file, action icon 5002-32) after, automatic stopping display file folder view (user interface that such as, equipment shows from Fig. 5 III is transformed into the user interface shown in Fig. 5 JJJ automatically).In certain embodiments, Folders view input (such as, in Fig. 5 III on " Exit Folder (exiting the file) " icon in the upper right corner of Folders view 5182 knock gesture 5190) is exited in equipment Inspection.Exit Folders view input in response to detecting, as shown in Fig. 5 JJJ, equipment stops display file folder view, and again shows home screen (home screen).In certain embodiments, as shown in Fig. 5 JJJ, home screen shows the user interface object selected (such as, 5002-32) removed from file.

In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection Folders view display input (such as, in the position corresponding with the folder icon 5004-2 in Fig. 5 JJJ knock gesture 5192).In response to Folders view display input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 KKK, equipment shows the Folders view 5182 of the amended content (such as, action icon 5002-26,5002-27,5002-28,5002-29,5002-30,5002-31,5002-33,5002-34,5002-35,5002-36 and 5002-37) comprising file again.In certain embodiments, replace the above-mentioned user interface object selected and remove region or add as it, equipment display and one or more object modification target (object modification target) selecting user interface object to be associated.Such as, in Fig. 5 KKK, each user interface object of selecting has object modification target (such as, action icon 5002-37 has corresponding object modification target 5194) associated with it.

In certain embodiments, when equipment Inspection is to activating the corresponding request selecting the object modification target of user interface object (such as, position corresponding with the position of the object modification target of action icon 5002-37 on touch-screen 112 knock gesture 5196) time, equipment display object amendment dialogue.Such as, in Fig. 5 LLL, equipment display is provided for revising the ejection dialogue 5198 (such as, delete action icon 5002-37, removing action icon 5002-37 or Select None retouching operation from file) can selecting the option of user interface object to user.In this example, in response to delete the request of user interface object can be selected corresponding input (such as, (delete) button knocks gesture 5200 deleting), unit deletion can select user interface object (such as, complete removing action icon 5002-37 from the file be associated with Folders view and from this equipment, thus as shown in Fig. 5 MMM, it is not displayed on home screen or other Folders view any).In certain embodiments, when deletion can select user interface object, delete and the application that user interface object can be selected to be associated from equipment.In this example, in response to the input corresponding with the request of Select None retouching operation (such as, (cancel) icon knocks gesture 5202 cancelling), equipment stops display object amendment dialogue 5198, do not revise and can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002-37), thus return the user interface shown in Fig. 5 KKK.In this example, in response to remove from file the request of user interface object can be selected corresponding input (such as, (remove) button knocks gesture 5204 removing), equipment removes from file can select user interface object (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 MMM), and from equipment, do not remove this can select user interface object (such as, removing action icon 5002-37 from the file be associated with Folders view, and display action icon 5002-37 in home screen, as shown in Fig. 5 NNN).

Now attention directing Fig. 5 NNN-5OOO, Fig. 5 NNN-5OOO are shown according to some embodiment, for the example user interface of the folder of the display file when being in normal manipulation mode view.In certain embodiments, equipment Inspection with exit user interface reconfiguration mode and return the corresponding input of the request of normal manipulation mode.Such as, in Fig. 5 NNN, equipment Inspection is to the request (the pressing input 5206 on the home button 204 such as, in Fig. 5 NNN) returning normal manipulation mode.In response to the request returning normal manipulation mode, equipment returns normal manipulation mode, thus the user interface object selected in Fig. 5 OOO-5PPP (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) can not be re-arranged again (although, in certain embodiments, can roll in one or two dimension can select the layout of user interface object).

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, cause the selection of corresponding actions icon 5002 activating the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OOO, in response to detecting, Photos action diagram target is selected (such as, what position corresponding with Photos action icon 5002-1 on Touch sensitive surface detected knocks gesture 5208), equipment display Photos application (such as, if Photos application is not yet run, then starts Photos application, if or Photos application runs, then show Photos application simply).In contradistinction to, in certain embodiments, in response to the selection detected corresponding document clip icon 5004, the Folders view that display file is pressed from both sides is caused.Such as, in Fig. 5 OOO, after the selection to GAMES folder icon (such as, what position corresponding with GAMES folder icon 5004-7 on Touch sensitive surface detected knocks gesture 5210) being detected, the Folders view 5212 of equipment display GAMES file.In certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, cause the selection of the corresponding actions icon 5002 in Folders view (such as, Folders view 5212) activating the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.Such as, in response to detecting, Stocks (stocks) action diagram target is selected (such as, detect at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) the upper position corresponding with Stocks action icon 5002-9 knock gesture 5214), equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper display Stocks application is (such as, if Stocks application is not yet run, then start Stocks application, if or Stocks application runs, then show Stocks application simply).

Fig. 6 A-6E shows according to some embodiment, create the process flow diagram of the method 600 of new folder.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 600 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display (such as, Fig. 5 A-5N, 112 in 5P-5PPP), and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 600 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 600 provides the direct-vision method creating new folder.The method reduce the cognitive load of user when creating new folder, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, enable user sooner and more efficiently create new folder to save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment shows over the display (602) multiplely selects user interface object (such as, in Fig. 5 M, equipment shows multiple action icon 5002 and multiple folder icon 5004 on touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, user interface object can be selected to be (604) action icon 5002.Such as, action icon 5002 can comprise and represents software program (such as, Photos application icon 5002-1, Clock application icon 5002-2, Browser application icon 5002-3, Solitaire application icon 5002-4, Weather application icon 5002-5, Notes application icon 5002-6, Texts application icon 5002-7, Maps application icon 5002-8, Stocks application icon 5002-9, Camera application icon 5002-12, Racing application icon 5002-13, eMail application icon 5002-14, Phone application icon 5002-15, iPod application icon 5002-16), file (such as, Document action icon 5002-11), bookmark (such as, Bookmark action icon 5002-10) etc. one or morely activate icon.Similarly, the first folder icon 5004-1-b is associated with the first file, and the second folder icon 5004-2 is associated with the second file.

In response to detecting and select the corresponding input selecting user interface object corresponding, device activation (606) application of selecting user interface object be associated corresponding to this.In certain embodiments, only application is activated when equipment is in normal manipulation mode.Such as, the Solitaire application icon 5002-1 (such as, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode) in Fig. 5 A is selected will to start Solitaire game application.Should be appreciated that when action icon 5002 representation file, detecting that the input corresponding with selecting this action icon shows the application for watching and/or edit this file.Such as, if equipment Inspection is to the input (such as, knock gesture) corresponding with the Bookmark icon (5002-10 such as, in Fig. 5 A) selecting to be associated with the webpage adding bookmark, equipment will start web browser, and navigate to this and added the webpage of bookmark.As another example, if equipment Inspection to the Document icon selecting to be associated with electronic form document (such as, 5002-11 in Fig. 5 A) corresponding input, equipment will start electrical form editor/viewing application, and show this electronic form document in electrical form editor/viewing application.In certain embodiments, action icon is application start icon, and if this application current not operation, select this action icon by this application of startup, if but or current operation of this application can't see, then select this action icon by this application of display.In other words, in response to selection action icon being detected, the view of equipment display application, but, if when this input being detected this application not operation, first equipment must start this application, and if when equipment Inspection to input time this application run, then equipment can the active view of display application simply, need not start this application.

Equipment Inspection (608) first inputs.Such as, as shown in figure 5m, on equipment Inspection Touch sensitive surface with the first object (such as, Solitaire application icon 5002-4) corresponding position is (such as, primary importance 5040-a in Fig. 5 M) finger contact 5040 at place, and detect the subsequent movement 5042 (such as, to second place 5040-b in Fig. 5 N) of this finger contact on Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, the first input is the gesture (such as, pointing drag gesture) that (610) detect on Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, Touch sensitive surface and display group are combined as touch-screen 112.

In response to the first input being detected, equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on by multiple select the first object move (612) in user interface object to display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous.Such as, in Fig. 5 N, Solitaire application icon 5002-4 from before position move to the current location (5002-4 such as, in Fig. 5 N) contiguous with the second object (Fig. 5 N Racing application icon 5002-13).In certain embodiments, this position is on the active region of the second object or the second object, or overlapping at least partly with the active region of the second object or the second object, as shown in Fig. 5 N, wherein Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Racing application icon 5002-13 partly overlaps.In certain embodiments, as reference method 900 below in greater detail, this position is on the active region of the second object or overlapping at least partly with the active region of the second object.

Equipment, when contiguous second object of the first object, detects (614) first inputs and meets predetermined file establishment criterion.In certain embodiments, detect the first input and meet predetermined file and create criterion when being included in contiguous second object of the first object, detect the terminations of (616) first inputs.Such as, in Fig. 5 N, equipment, when Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is overlapping with Racing application icon 5002-13, detects lifting of contact 5040-b.As another example, in Fig. 5 N, equipment, when Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is overlapping with Racing application icon 5002-13, detects the pause exceeding the contact 5040 of predetermined amount of time (such as, 0.5 second, 1 second, 1.5 seconds or any rational time period).In certain embodiments, as described above in greater detail, when the first input being detected, equipment is in (618) user interface reconfiguration mode (that is, not being in normal manipulation mode).In addition, should be appreciated that in certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, can not moves and can select user interface object (such as, reorientating in the layout can selecting user interface object).

In response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, perform (620) operation 622-636.In certain embodiments, in response to detecting that when the first object is close to the second object the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, (622) are stopped to show the first object and the second object (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 N and 5S).Such as, in Fig. 5 S, after equipment Inspection meets predetermined file establishment criterion to the first input (such as, by detecting the termination of input or exceeding the input pause of predetermined amount of time), the Solitaire application icon 5002-4 no longer shown in Fig. 5 N before display in Fig. 5 S and Racing application icon 5002-13.Replace, display representative comprises the folder icon 5004-7 of the file of Solitaire application icon and Racing application icon.In certain embodiments, display second object is stopped to comprise the animation that display second object changes the folder icon corresponding to this file into.Such as, in Fig. 5 S, folder icon 5004-7 instead of the Racing application icon 5002-13 in Fig. 5 N.In certain embodiments, as described in more detail with reference to figure 11A-11C, in folder icon, show the scaled down expression of the first object and/or the second object below.Such as, in Fig. 5 S, folder icon comprises the scaled down expression (such as, " O " and " S ") of Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Racing application icon 5002-13 respectively.

Equipment creates the file that (624) comprise the first object and the second object.In certain embodiments, create file and comprise the folder icon (such as, as below reference method 1100 in greater detail) that display (626) representation file presss from both sides.Such as, equipment creates the file comprising Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Racing application icon 5002-13, and display file clip icon 5004-7, as shown in Fig. 5 S.In certain embodiments, as reference method 700 below in greater detail, folder icon has can the different attribute of alternative (such as, the action icon such as such as application icon, bookmark icon, document icon) with other.In certain embodiments, can position display (628) folder icon of occupying of alternative by second before display (such as, touch-screen 112) is upper.Such as, in Fig. 5 N, Racing application icon 5002-13 be can select user interface object arrange in last user interface object selected (such as, from left to right from top to bottom), and in Fig. 5 S, the folder icon 5004-7 comprising Racing application icon 5002-13 is shown as selecting last user interface object selected in user interface object layout.In certain embodiments, display file clip icon comprises display (630) second and can become the animation of (such as, being deformed into) folder icon by alternative.In certain embodiments, existing folder can not be combined by this way.Such as, even if equipment Inspection to by the first file (such as, 5004-2 in Fig. 5 N) drag to the upper corresponding input of the second file (such as, the 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 N), equipment does not also add the first file to second file.

In certain embodiments, after establishment file, equipment shows automatically (632) comprises the Folders view of the content of file.Such as, in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion, the user interface that equipment shows from Fig. 5 N moves on to the user interface shown in Fig. 5 Y automatically, equipment display file folder view (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 Y, comprise the region 5092 of Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Racing application icon 5002-13).

In certain embodiments, after the first input being detected, equipment arranges the multiple user interface object of display with first over the display.Such as, in Fig. 5 X, arrange that display can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) with two-dimensional grid, each user interface object of selecting has relevant position in this grid is arranged.In in these embodiments some, after establishment file, equipment is at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper display (634) Folders view (such as, 5092 in Fig. 5 Y).In certain embodiments, display file folder view is included in display the first object and the second object in Folders view.Should be appreciated that corresponding document folder view is the part of display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper include file folder content.Such as, shadow region 5158 in shadow region 5106 in region 5078 in Fig. 5 T, the shadow region 5092 in Fig. 5 Y-5Z, Fig. 5 DD-5GG, the shadow region 5138 in Fig. 5 TT-5UU, the shadow region 5148 in Fig. 5 WW, Fig. 5 YY-5ZZ, the shadow region 5170 in Fig. 5 EEE-5FFF and the shadow region 5212 in Fig. 5 PPP are all the Folders views as display (such as, a touch-screen 112) part.In certain embodiments, Folders view occupies whole display (such as, touch-screen 112) substantially.Such as, the region 5080 in Fig. 5 U and the region 5182 in Fig. 5 GGG-5III, 5KKK, 5MMM are the Folders views occupying whole (or whole) display (such as, touch-screen 112) substantially.

In certain embodiments, equipment display changes (such as, below with reference to method 1200 in greater detail) from the animation that first is arranged into Folders view.In certain embodiments, display file folder view comprises display (636) folder icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 Y) and the first expression at least partially of arranging, to indicate the position of this folder icon in first arranges.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, once to be presented at above folder icon (such as, in Fig. 5 X) the user interface object selected (such as, 5002-1, 5002-2, 5002-3, 5002-5, 5002-6, 5002-7, 5002-8, 5002-9, 5004-1-b, 5002-10, 5002-11 and 5002-12) continue to be presented at above folder icon 5004-7, and be once presented at the user interface object selected below folder icon 5004-7 (such as, 5002-14, 5002-15, 5002-16, 5004-2) be no longer displayed on below folder icon 5004-7.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, user interface object can be selected to comprise (638) one or more action icon (such as, 5002 in Fig. 5 OOO) and one or more folder icon (such as, 5004 in Fig. 5 OOO).These embodiments some in, equipment Inspection (640) second input.In certain embodiments, in response to the second input being detected: when the second input corresponds to the request selecting corresponding actions icon, the application that device activation (642) is associated with this corresponding actions icon; And when the second input corresponds to the request of select File clip icon, equipment display comprises the Folders view of the content of the file be associated with this folder icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OOO, at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen display 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on action icon (such as, Photos application icon 5002-9) position corresponding the gesture 5208 of knocking of position activate the application that is associated with this action icon (such as, Photos applies), and in response to detecting at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on folder icon (such as, folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 OOO) corresponding position, position knock gesture 5210, equipment display file folder view 5212, Folders view 5212 comprises the content of the file be associated with folder icon 5004-7 (such as, action icon 5002-9, 5002-4, 5002-13, 5002-8).

In certain embodiments, after establishment file, equipment display (644) comprises the Folders view of the content of this file, and display object removes region.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, object removes the Part I 5084 that region is display (such as, touch-screen 112).As another example, in Fig. 5 GGG-5HHH, object remove region 5184 be display (such as, touch-screen 112) by the part identified separately.As another example, in Fig. 5 WW, the part above and below Folders view 5148 of display (such as, touch-screen 112) is all that object removes region.In certain embodiments, Folders view comprises object and removes region (such as, having the Folders view 5182 that object removes region 5184 in Fig. 5 GGG-5HHH).In certain embodiments, object removes region (such as, in Fig. 5 Y, object removes region 5084 outside Folders view 5092) outside Folders view.In certain embodiments, display object removes region (such as, object removes the part that region is the home screen be shown when display file folder view) always.In certain embodiments, only in icon reconfiguration mode display object remove region (such as, in Fig. 5 S, display object does not remove region, and in Fig. 5 Y above Folders view 5092 display object remove region 5084).In certain embodiments, only be in icon reconfiguration mode and current detection to the input corresponding with the request of mobile object time, display object removes region (such as, in Fig. 5 GGG, only when equipment Inspection to during mobile on Touch sensitive surface of contact 5186 just display object remove region 5184).

In certain embodiments, when display file folder view, equipment Inspection (646) is selected user interface object to move to object to remove corresponding second the inputting of request in region to by corresponding, and in response to the second input being detected, equipment removes from file, and (648) are corresponding selects user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) the contact 5100-a of the upper position corresponding with Solitaire application icon 5002-4, and this contact at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on the object entered as display (such as, touch-screen 112) Part I remove the subsequent movement 5102 in region 5084.Continue this example, in response to this gesture being detected, equipment removes Solitaire application icon 5002-4 from file and from Folders view 5092, as shown in Fig. 5 Z, and being returned by Solitaire application icon 5002-4 to select first of user interface object to arrange, as shown in Fig. 5 AA.

In certain embodiments, before the first input being detected, at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on arrange display (650) multiple user interface object with first, and when detect to by corresponding select user interface object move to object remove request in region corresponding second input and second input termination time: equipment stops display file pressing from both sides view; And first arrange pre-position display (652) this corresponding select user interface object (such as, first arrange end or first arrange in first available position (open location) place).In other words, in certain embodiments, second input is corresponding to flicking gesture, it is included in the contact with the corresponding position selecting the position of user interface object corresponding on Touch sensitive surface, and be included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on transverse shifting, this transverse shifting corresponds at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on towards Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) remove the movement of corresponding position, region with the object on display (such as, touch-screen 112).Such as, in Fig. 5 VV, equipment display can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) first arrange, and in Fig. 5 WW, equipment Inspection gesture, this gesture is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5152 of corresponding position, the position of App-1 application icon 5002-19, and this touches Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the movement 5154 of corresponding position, position outside Folders view 5148.In this example, in response to this gesture being detected, equipment stops display file folder view, and shows App-1 application icon 5002-19, as shown in Fig. 5 XX in arranging first.

In certain embodiments, before the first input being detected, arrange display (650) multiple user interface object with first over the display; When equipment continues to detect at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper object of going up with display (such as, touch-screen 112) removes second of corresponding position, the position in region and inputs when exceeding predetermined time amount: equipment stops display file pressing from both sides view; Equipment Inspection (654) at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112), upper and display (such as, touch-screen 112) is in the second termination inputted of corresponding corresponding position, certain position in the first layout; And in response to the termination of the second input being detected, (656) are corresponding selects user interface object in the first corresponding position display of arranging for equipment.In other words, in certain embodiments, second input is corresponding to knocking and drag gesture, this knocks to comprise with drag gesture and moves to Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) object on upper and display (such as, touch-screen 112) removes contact in corresponding region, region.Such as, in Fig. 5 XX, user interface object can be selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) be arranged in the first layout, and in Fig. 5 YY, equipment Inspection and App-4 application icon 5002-22 shift out Folders view 5158 and enter object and to remove in region 5084 corresponding second and input (such as, comprising contact 5162 contacts the movement 5164 on touch-screen 112 gesture with this).In this example, in response to this contact being detected (such as, 5162-b in Fig. 5 ZZ) pause in region is removed at object, equipment stops display file folder view 5158, and show the first layout (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 AAA), and detect the subsequent movement (such as, 5166) in first layout of this contact on touch-screen 112.In this example, when equipment Inspection to termination time (such as, 5162-c lifting from touch-screen 112 is contacted) in Fig. 5 BBB, the position corresponding with the position of App-4 application icon 5002-22 when the termination of input being detected in first arranges of equipment shows App-4 application icon 5002-22, as shown in Fig. 5 CCC.

In certain embodiments, after establishment file, equipment Inspection (658) inputs to by corresponding for the corresponding request selecting user interface object to shift out file in the first object and the second object second; And when the second input being detected before being identified in the establishment of file, unit deletion (660) this file, and again show the first object and the second object.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, the first input that equipment detects after creating file is such input (such as, contact 5100 and contact the movement 5102 on touch-screen 112 with this): it corresponds to the request being shifted out through by Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Solitaire application icon 5002-4 being dragged to the file created above Racing application icon 5002-13.In this example, this input received before the establishment of file is identified, therefore, after Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is moved out of file, file 5004-7 in unit deletion Fig. 5 AA, and as shown in Fig. 5 CC, display (such as, touch-screen 112) shows Racing application icon 5002-13 again.

In certain embodiments, first pair as if be moved out of the corresponding object of file, and delete (662) file and again show and comprise: on display (such as, touch-screen 112), input based on second the position determined show the first object; The second object is shown by the position that the folder icon of this file occupies with before display (such as, touch-screen 112) is upper.Continue the example described above with reference to Fig. 5 AA and 5CC, in Fig. 5 AA, equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on the left end display file clip icon 5004-7 of fourth line of the user interface object selected, and in Fig. 5 CC, Racing application icon 5002-13 instead of the folder icon 5004-7 that can select user interface object fourth line left end place.In certain embodiments, show the second object to comprise display (664) folder icon and become (such as, being deformed into) second animation of object.Such as, in Fig. 5 BB, equipment display Racing application icon 5002-13 expansion is to fill the animation 5104 in the space (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 AA) occupied by folder icon 5004-7 in the past.

In contradistinction to, when the second input being detected after being identified in file establishment, equipment shows described corresponding object while continuation display file folder outside file.Such as, when the establishment of file is identified, as shown in Fig. 5 DD, single application icon is shifted out file (such as, in response to the movement 5114 detecting that contact 5112 contacts with this, in Fig. 5 EE, remove Solitaire application icon 5002-4) deletion of this file can not be caused.But, in this example, continue this file of display (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 FF).In other words, in certain embodiments, after file establishment has been identified, the only Delete Folder when last icon is removed, and when last icon is removed, file disappears (collapse) (such as, instead of become one of action icon again).

In certain embodiments, when equipment Inspection to perform handle the request of the action of file corresponding input time, the establishment of file is identified (668).This action includes but not limited to open (670) file, closedown (672) file, movement (674) file, rename (676) file, add the other user interface object selected to file, enter (680) user interface reconfiguration mode, leave (682) user interface reconfiguration mode.In certain embodiments, when equipment receives that other corresponding with the request handling file is predetermined to be inputted, the establishment of file is identified.In other words, by indicating the establishment of file to be that have a mind to instead of unexpected action, the establishment of file is identified.

Note, other details processed that reference method 700,800,900,1000,1100,1200 (such as, Fig. 7 A-7C, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 11A-11C, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 600 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 6A-6E describe the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 700,800,900,1000,1100 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Fig. 7 A-7C shows according to some embodiment, the process flow diagram of management document clip icon and action diagram calibration method 700.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 700 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 700 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 700 provides management document clip icon and action diagram target direct-vision method.The method reduce the cognitive load of user management folder icon and action diagram timestamp, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, enable user sooner and more efficiently create new folder to save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment is Concurrent Display (702) one or more action icon (such as, application icon and other the activated icon except folder icon) and one or more folder icon over the display.Equipment has normal manipulation mode for activating application (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 A, 5L, 5OOO-5PPP) and user interface reconfiguration mode (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 B-5K, 5M-5N, 5P-5NNN) for rearranging action icon and folder icon over the display.In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, user interface object can be selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) vibrate around its respective mean place respectively, so that indicating equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, and can select user interface object (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in display movement everywhere.

Equipment Inspection (704) first inputs (the knocking in gesture 5156, Fig. 5 OOO of knocking of knocking in gesture 5155, Fig. 5 XX such as, in Fig. 5 XX knocks gesture 5210 in gesture 5208 or Fig. 5 OOO).In certain embodiments, when first input be (706) at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) the upper position corresponding with the position of corresponding document clip icon on display knock gesture time (such as, gesture 5156 is knocked in the position corresponding with folder icon 5004-1-b in Fig. 5 XX, or knock gesture 5210 in the position corresponding with the folder icon 5004-7 on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 OOO), the first input corresponds to the request selecting this corresponding document clip icon.In certain embodiments, when first input be (708) at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) the upper position corresponding with the position of corresponding actions icon on display knock gesture time (such as, gesture 5155 is knocked in the position corresponding with Camera application icon 5002-12 in Fig. 5 XX, or knock gesture 5208 in the position corresponding with the Photos application icon 5002-1 on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 OOO), the first input corresponds to the request selecting this corresponding actions icon.

In response to the first input being detected, perform (710) operation 712-718 and 744-766.

In certain embodiments, equipment determines that the first input is the request of select File folder or selects the request of action diagram target.When the first input is when selecting the request of (712) action diagram target, equipment performs below with reference to operation 744-766 operation discussed in detail.On the contrary, when the first input is when selecting the request of (714) action diagram target, equipment performs below with reference to operation 716-742 operation discussed in detail.

When equipment determines that (716) first inputs correspond to the request of the corresponding document clip icon selected in one or more folder icon, no matter equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode, the content of the file that equipment display (718) is associated with this corresponding document clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 XX, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment Inspection knocks gesture 5156 corresponding with the position of folder icon 5004-1-b, and knock gesture 5156 in response to detecting, equipment shows the Folders view 5158 of the file be associated with folder icon 5004-1-b, as shown in Fig. 5 YY.Similarly, in Fig. 5 OOO, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, equipment Inspection knocks gesture 5210 in the position corresponding with folder icon 5004-7, and knock gesture 5210 in response to detecting, equipment shows the Folders view 5212 of the file be associated with folder icon 5004-7, as shown in Fig. 5 PPP.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, can also in response to file reorientation input move clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 QQ, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5132 of corresponding position, the position of folder icon 5004-7, and the subsequent movement 5134 of this contact on Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112).In response to this input being detected, the position that the equipment user interface object selected moved to by folder icon 5004-7 on display (such as, touch-screen 112) is determined based on this input in arranging, as shown in Fig. 5 SS.In certain embodiments, can not reorientation folder icon when equipment is in normal manipulation mode.In other words, the same gesture performed when equipment is in normal manipulation mode do not make equipment reorientation can select user interface object arrange in folder icon.

In certain embodiments, the content showing the file be associated with corresponding document clip icon comprises and shows (720) multiple action icon (such as, in Fig. 5 YY, action icon 5002-20,5002-21,5002-22,5002-23,5002-24 and 5002-25 in equipment display file folder view 5158, or in Fig. 5 PPP, action icon 5002-9,5002-4,5002-13,5002-8 in equipment display file folder view 5212).These embodiments some in, equipment Inspection (724) is to the selection of the corresponding actions icon in multiple action icon.These embodiments some in, in response to the selection detected corresponding actions icon, perform (726) operation 728-734.In certain embodiments, equipment determination equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode.These embodiments some in, when equipment is in (728) normal manipulation mode, the application that device activation (730) is associated with this corresponding actions icon (such as, in Fig. 5 PPP, when equipment Inspection to the position corresponding with Stocks application icon 5002-9 knock gesture 5214 time, responsively, the Stocks that device activation is associated with Stocks application icon 5002-9 applies); And when equipment is in (732) user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment continues (734) and shows this corresponding actions icon, and do not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 YY, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on corresponding position, the position of App-7 application icon 5002-25 knock gesture 5161, and responsively, equipment does not activate any application be associated with App-7 application icon 5002-25.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, the action icon in response to the input of action icon moving in move folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment Inspection action icon moving inputs, this input is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5140 of corresponding position, the position of Stocks application icon 5002-9, and this contact at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper to display (such as, touch-screen 112) on be positioned at the subsequent movement 5142 of corresponding position, the position of Folders view 5138, as shown in Fig. 5 TT.Input in response to this action icon moving, based on this input at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on movement, Stocks application icon 5002-9 is moved on to the reposition in the layout of the user interface object selected in Folders view 5138 by equipment, as shown in Fig. 5 UU.

In certain embodiments, the first input corresponds to the request selecting corresponding document clip icon; And when the first input being detected, equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode.These embodiments some in, keep (736) at user interface reconfiguration mode time, equipment display (738) file content.These embodiments some in, display file folder content after, equipment Inspection (740) second input; And in response to the second input being detected, equipment stops (742) display file folder view.Such as, in Fig. 5 SS, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) first the inputting (such as of the upper position corresponding with folder icon 5004-7, knock gesture 5136), and in response to detecting that this knocks gesture, equipment display file folder view (such as, in Fig. 5 TT-5UU 5138), it comprise with display (such as, touch-screen 112) on the content (such as, action icon 5002-9,5002-4,5002-13 and 5002-8) of file that is associated of folder icon 5004-7.When display file folder view 5138, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on be positioned at the second input of position outside Folders view 5138 (such as, what be positioned at the region below Folders view of touch-screen 112 knocks gesture) (such as, knock gesture 5144), and in response to the second input being detected, equipment stops at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper this Folders view of display, as shown in Fig. 5 VV.

(744) first inputs that equipment is determined correspond to the request of the corresponding actions icon selected in one or more action icon (such as, knocking gesture 5208 knocking of the position corresponding with Camera application icon 5002-12 in the position corresponding with Photos application icon 5002-1 in gesture 5155 or Fig. 5 OOO in Fig. 5 XX).In certain embodiments, equipment determination equipment is in normal manipulation mode or user interface reconfiguration mode.When equipment is in (746) normal manipulation mode, in response to the first input being detected, equipment performs operation 750-756 discussed in detail below.On the contrary, when equipment is in (748) user interface reconfiguration mode, in response to the first input being detected, equipment performs operation 758-766 discussed in detail below.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in (750) normal manipulation mode, executable operations 752-756.The application that device activation (752) is associated with corresponding actions icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OOO, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) corresponding position, the position of upper Photos application icon 5002-1 knock gesture 5208, and knock gesture 5208 in response to detecting, the Photos that device activation is associated with Photos application icon 5002-1 applies.In certain embodiments, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, the function of the corresponding actions icon be associated with respective application activates (754) this respective application (such as, action icon is application start icon); And time in normal manipulation mode, (756) application icon and folder icon (such as, can select user interface object can select the relative position in the layout of user interface object be fixing) can not be rearranged over the display.Be to be understood that, although can at display (such as, touch-screen 112) upper to roll, page turning or otherwise translation can select the layout of user interface object, but during owing to performing these operations when equipment, each can select user interface object the relative position of each other to remain unchanged, and therefore these operate must not relate to and any of user interface object can be selected to rearrange.

The executable operations 760-766 when (758) equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode.Equipment continues (760) display corresponding actions icon, and does not activate the application be associated with this corresponding actions icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 XX, equipment Inspection knocks gesture 5155 the position corresponding with Camera application icon 5002-12, and knock gesture 5155 in response to detecting, equipment does not activate the Camera be associated with Photos application icon 5002-12 and applies, and only continue the layout that display can select user interface object, as shown in Fig. 5 XX.In certain embodiments, also can by knocking and drag gesture shift action icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 XX, if equipment Inspection to contact 5155 at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) on subsequent movement, equipment in response to detecting that this moves, will move at the upper shift action icon 5002-12 of display (such as, touch-screen 112) according to this.

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, forbid that (762) use corresponding actions icon invokes respective application (such as, to selecting the request of Camera application icon 5002-12 can not activate this application icon).In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, one or more action icon comprises (766) and deletes region for deleting action diagram target, and folder icon does not comprise the deletion region for deleted file clip icon.Such as, in figure 5b, equipment display and multiple action icon are (such as, 5002-4,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-10,5002-11 and 5002-13) object that is associated removes mark 5010, but do not show the object be associated with any folder icon (such as, 5004-1-b or 5004-2) and remove mark.In certain embodiments, input is deleted in equipment Inspection, comprises the selection (knocking gesture 5011 such as, in Fig. 5 B) in the corresponding deletion region to corresponding actions icon; And delete this corresponding actions icon (such as, Weather application icon 5002-5).In certain embodiments, one or more action icon does not comprise deletion region.Such as, in figure 5b, multiple action icon (such as, action icon 5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-9,5002-12,5002-14,5002-15 and 5002-16) with provide the basic function to equipment access application (such as, Photos (photo), eMail (Email), Camera (camera), Web Browser (web browser)) be associated, therefore when being in user interface reconfiguration mode, can not by unit deletion.In certain embodiments, when being in user interface reconfiguration mode, as described above in greater detail, can in response to the input detected, display (such as, touch-screen 112) rearranges (764) application icon and folder icon.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,800,900,1000,1100,1200 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 11A-11C, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 700 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 7A-7C describe the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,800,900,1000,1100 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Fig. 8 A-8C shows according to some embodiment, the process flow diagram of the method 800 of name new folder.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 800 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 800 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 800 provides the direct-vision method of name new folder.The method reduce cognitive load when user names new folder, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, make user can name new folder quickly, and more effectively save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment receive (802) and establishment comprise the first project and the second project (such as, project can be user interface object can be selected corresponding with the icon on display or other application, software program or file) the corresponding input of the request of file.In certain embodiments, this file only comprises the first project and the second project (that is, the first project and the second project are the first two projects in file) at first.In certain embodiments, create the request comprising the first project and Section 2 object file comprise (804) and the first project is moved to the request of contiguous Section 2 object, or the input that the request above the second project of the first project being dragged to is corresponding (such as, as above reference method 600 in greater detail).Such as, in Fig. 5 M, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on corresponding position, the position of Solitaire application icon 5002-4 (such as, the first contact position 5040-a on touch-screen 112 in Fig. 5 M) contact 5040 at place, and the subsequent movement of this contact on Touch sensitive surface 5042 (such as, this contact on touch-screen 112 to the movement of the second place 5040-b in Fig. 5 N).In response to this input being detected, Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is moved to contiguous Racing application icon 5002-13 (or in the above) by equipment, as shown in Fig. 5 N.In this example, the predetermined file of equipment Inspection creates criterion (such as, the termination of the contact 5040-b in Fig. 5 N), and create the file comprising Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and Racing application icon 5002-13, and at display (such as, touch-screen 112) the upper folder icon 5004-7 showing this file, as shown in Fig. 5 O and 5S.As another example, equipment can receive to be selected Section 1 object first to input, selects Section 2 object second to input and the corresponding with the order performing new folder creation operation the 3rd to input (click etc. in " newfolder (the new folder) " order such as, in file browser or context menu).

(806) operation 808-844 is performed in response to receiving this input.Equipment creates (808) and comprises the first project and Section 2 object file.More than first descriptor that equipment is determined (810) is associated with the first project (such as, " Game (game) ", " Card Game (Card Games) ", " Solitaire Game (patience ").More than second descriptor (such as, " Game (game) ", " Action Game (action game) ", " Racing Game (competition game) ") that equipment is also determined (812) is associated with the second project.In certain embodiments, equipment determines whether there is the common descriptor shared by more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor.Continue this example, from above, both Solitaire application and Racing application are associated with common descriptor " Game ".When there is (814) common descriptor, equipment operates 824-844 below performing in greater detail.

In certain embodiments, when there is not (816) common descriptor, equipment determines that more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor do not share (818) any common descriptor: equipment, based on the descriptor in more than first descriptor, generates the Folder Name of (820) this file automatically; And show the icon that (822) have the file of the Folder Name that this generates automatically over the display.In other words, only based on the Folder Name of the descriptor determination file of one of two projects of adding file at first to.In certain embodiments, described descriptor is selected to add to the Section 1 object descriptor of file (such as, if having selected more than one project before establishment file).In certain embodiments, described descriptor is the Section 1 object descriptor having added file to.Such as, in Fig. 5 O, the Camera be associated with Camera application icon 5002-12 applies and is associated with the descriptor of such as " Photography (photography) " and " Camera Management (camera manages) ", and the Stocks be associated with Stocks application icon 5002-9 applies the descriptor such as with " Utilities (utility routine) " and " Financial Management (Financial Management) ".In this example, this two methods icon is associated with the application not sharing any descriptor.Therefore, in this example, the file created by Camera application icon 5002-12 is dragged to contiguous Stocks application icon 5002-9 is named as " PHOTOGRAPHY " file 5004-10, and the file created by Stocks application icon 5002-9 is dragged to contiguous Camera application icon 5002-12 is named as " UTILITIES " file 5004-11.In other words, in certain embodiments, when using two the establishment of item files not sharing any common descriptor, the title of the file obtained depends on that project (icon such as, be associated with application) is by the order selected.

When equipment determines (824) first many descriptors and more than second descriptor shares at least the first common descriptor.Such as, in Fig. 5 O, the Solitaire be associated with Solitaire application icon 5002-4 applies and is associated with the descriptor of such as " Game ", " Card Game ", " Solitaire Game ", and the Racing be associated with Racing application icon 5002-13 applies the descriptor such as with " Game ", " Action Game ", " Racing Game ".In this example, two methods icon is associated with the application only sharing single descriptor (such as, " Game "), and therefore selects this descriptor as common descriptor.In certain embodiments, more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share the set of one or more descriptor; Descriptor in the shared set of one or more descriptor has different specifics (specificity) ranks; And the most concrete descriptor in the shared set of equipment choice (826) this one or more descriptor is as the first common descriptor.Such as, in Fig. 5 O, the Car Race be associated with Car Race (racing car) application icon 5002-17 applies and is associated with the descriptor of such as " Game ", " Action Game ", " Racing Game ", and the Air Race be associated with Air Race (aerial derby) application icon 5002-18 applies the descriptor such as with " Game ", " Action Game ", " Racing Game ".In this example, two methods icon is associated with the application sharing multiple descriptor (such as, " Game "), and therefore selects the most concrete descriptor (such as, " Racing Game ") as common descriptor.

In certain embodiments, more than first descriptor distributes to the multiple label of Section 1 object before comprising; The multiple label of Section 2 object is distributed to before more than second descriptor comprises; And the first common descriptor is (828) is included in label in more than first label and more than second label.In certain embodiments, give each allocation of items label by the user of equipment, and be only applied to the local project stored.In certain embodiments, label is assigned with at remote server place, and is sent to equipment by remote server.

In certain embodiments, more than first descriptor comprises first category hierarchical structure; More than second descriptor comprises the second category hierarchy; And the first common descriptor is (830) is included in classification (such as, " Game " > " CardGame " > " Solitaire Game " or " Game " > " Action Game " > " Racing Game ") in first category hierarchical structure and the second category hierarchy.In certain embodiments, first category hierarchical structure be (832) application data base (such as, the database of application in application shop) in be assigned with Section 1 object category set, and the second category hierarchy has been assigned with Section 2 object category set in application data base.In certain embodiments, application data base is the database of the application in (834) application shop.Such as, in certain embodiments, descriptor is at least in part based on the item name for the application in the proprietary application shop (such as, for the App Store of Apple iPhone) of mobile device.In certain embodiments, to indicate the additional label (such as, the title of item creator, the date/time etc. of establishment of item) of the additional information about project supplementing as these item names.

When more than first descriptor and more than second descriptor share at least the first common descriptor, equipment generates the Folder Name of (836) file automatically based on the first common descriptor.After spanned file folder title, equipment shows over the display (838) has the icon of the file of the Folder Name automatically generated.Continue example above, as shown in Fig. 5 O and 5S, the file created by Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is dragged to contiguous Racing application icon 5002-13 is named as " GAMES " file 5004-7.

In certain embodiments, the icon of equipment Concurrent Display (840) file and the Folders view of file, Folders view illustrates the content of file.Such as, equipment is made to create file (such as in response to detecting, file 5004-7 in Fig. 5 S) input (such as, contact in Fig. 5 M 5040 and mobile 5042), the Folders view 5092 in Fig. 5 Y of the automatic display file folder of equipment.In other words, equipment changes the user interface shown in Fig. 5 S into (wherein from the user interface (wherein detecting that file creates input) shown in Fig. 5 M automatically, create file, and display file clip icon 5004-7) and the user interface shown in Fig. 5 Y is (wherein, show the Folders view 5092 of this file), and do not need any further intervention from user.

In certain embodiments, in response to receiving this input, equipment display (842) has created the notice of file, and wherein this notice comprises the instruction for rename folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 P, after establishment file, equipment display Name confirms dialogue 5064, and it is provided for the option confirming that the establishment of file, rename folder and cancellation file create to user, as described above in greater detail.In certain embodiments, in response to receiving this input, equipment display (844) is for the text entry field of rename folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 P, if equipment Inspection to the input corresponding with the request of rename folder (such as, rename button knocks gesture 5070), equipment display changes the dialogue 5072 (" fun " shown in such as, from " games " to Fig. 5 Q) of the title of new folder.As another example, in response to the corresponding input of the request detected with activate folder rename button (such as, gesture 5098 is knocked in Fig. 5 Y), as shown in Fig. 5 DD, equipment display comprises the folder rename region 5108 of text entry field.

In certain embodiments, the input that equipment Inspection (846) is other, and in response to other input being detected, equipment adds (848) Section 3 order to file.These embodiments some in, the 3rd many descriptors that equipment is determined (850) is associated with Section 3 order.These embodiments some in, equipment choice (852) first many descriptors, more than second descriptor and the 3rd many descriptors the second descriptor of sharing.These embodiments some in, equipment generates the new folder name of (854) file automatically based on the second descriptor.In other words, in these embodiments, when the content changing of file, the name changing of file.Such as, if Solitaire application icon 5002-4 is added to the file be associated with RACING GAMES folder icon 5004-8, the title of RACING GAMES folder icon 5004-8 is become newname (such as by equipment, from " RACING GAMES " to " GAMES "), wherein this newname is at least in part based on by the shared descriptor of all three projects (such as, Solitaire application icon 5002-4, Car Race application icon 5002-17 and Air Race application icon 5002-18) in file.On the contrary, in certain embodiments, when file is created, Folder Name is fixing, therefore adds new projects to file and does not change Folder Name.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,700,900,1000,1100,1200 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 11A-11C, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 800 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 8A-8C describe project (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,700,900,1000,1100 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Fig. 9 A-9B shows according to some embodiment, and in response to management of icons input, adjustment can select the process flow diagram of the method 900 of the active region of user interface object.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 900 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 900 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 900 provides control chart target direct-vision method.The method reduce cognitive load during user management icon, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, make user can manage icon quickly, and more effectively save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment shows over the display (902) multiple icon (such as, can user interface object be selected, the application icon 5002 on such as touch-screen 112 and/or folder icon 5004).First position on display (such as, touch-screen 112) shows the first icon (such as, action icon or folder icon) in multiple icon.The second icons different from the first icon in multiple icon (such as, action icon or folder icon) there are (906) be in display (such as, touch-screen 112) on the active region of default size of second position, the second place is different from primary importance.Such as, in Fig. 5 KK, the first icon (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9) is displayed on the right side of the second row can selecting user interface object.In this example, the second icon 5004-7 has the active region (5122-13-a such as, in Fig. 5 KK) of acquiescence at first.In certain embodiments, each icon (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) has the active region (active region 5122 such as, in Fig. 5 KK) of default size.In certain embodiments, active region 5122 is hiding active regions (such as, this active region is not shown over the display).

The input that equipment Inspection (908) is corresponding with the request of mobile first icon.Such as, as shown in Fig. 5 KK, equipment Inspection on Touch sensitive surface with the first icon (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9 in Fig. 5 KK) finger contact 5120 of corresponding position, and the movement of this finger contact on Touch sensitive surface 5121 (such as, on touch-screen 112 from the 3rd position 5120-c in second place 5120-b to Fig. 5 MM in primary importance 5120-a to Fig. 5 LL in Fig. 5 KK).After this input being detected, equipment, based on the distance from primary importance to the position of the second icon, changes the size of the active region of (910) second icons from default size.Such as, in Fig. 5 KK, the size of the active region 5122-13 of the second icon is become the active region 5122-13-b of the amplification in Fig. 5 LL-5MM by equipment from the default activation region 5122-13-a Fig. 5 KK.In certain embodiments, in response to detecting at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact of corresponding position, the position of upper first icon, change the size of active region (such as, active region 5122-13-a, in the contact 5120 detected simply in Fig. 5 KK, is become active region 5122-13-b by device responds).In certain embodiments, in response to contact being detected from Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) movement left of corresponding position, the position of upper first icon, change the size of active region (such as, active region 5122-13-a only after at least certain moves 5121 of contact 5120 being detected, is become active region 5122-13-b by equipment).

In certain embodiments, the size of the active region of the second icon also at least in part based on the second icon type and change (912).In certain embodiments, when the second icon is folder icon, (914) first sizes that active region has (such as, because the first operation adds the first icon by the file of the second icon representation).These embodiments some in, when the second icon is action diagram timestamp, active region have be less than the first size the second size (such as, because the first operation creates the file comprising the first icon and the second icon, in other words, active region is adjusted to that to make the easiest be moving icon, and next is easy to be add icon to the file be pre-existing in, and the most difficult is activate icons from two to create new folders).

In certain embodiments, for the one or more respective icon in multiple icon except the first icon, equipment is based on the distance of the relevant position from primary importance to respective icon, the size of the corresponding active region of (916) respective icon is changed (such as from corresponding default size, in response to the contact position corresponding to the first icon on Touch sensitive surface being detected, or in response to the movement that this contact is left from the position that Touch sensitive surface corresponds to the first icon being detected).Such as, in Fig. 5 LL, the size of the active region of Photos application icon 5002-1 is based on from primary importance (such as, the position of the contact 5120-a in Fig. 5 KK) to the distance of the relevant position of Photos application icon 5002-1 in Fig. 5 LL, increase to larger size 5122-1-b from default size 5122-1-a.Similarly, it should be noted that, in certain embodiments, have adjusted other icon multiple (such as, the user interface object selected 5002-1 respectively in Fig. 5 KK-5LL, 5002-2, 5002-6, 5002-7, 5004-1-b, 5002-10, 5004-7, 5002-14, 5002-15, 5002-16, default activation region 5004-2) (such as, 5122-5-a in Fig. 5 KK, 5122-6-a, 5122-9-a, 5122-10-a, 5122-14-a, 5122-15-a, 5122-16-a, 5122-17-a), as shown in Fig. 5 LL (such as, active region 5122-5-b be respectively adjustment in Fig. 5 LL after, 5122-6-b, 5122-9-b, 5122-10-b, 5122-14-b, 5122-15-b, 5122-16-b, 5122-17-b).

In response to this input being detected, the first icon is removed (918) from primary importance by equipment on display (such as, touch-screen 112).Such as, in Fig. 5 LL, equipment display Stocks application icon 5002-9 moves away primary importance (position of the Stocks application icon 5002-9 such as, in Fig. 5 KK).In certain embodiments, when in the active region that the first icon is in the second icon at least partly more than a predetermined amount of time time, when this input stops, equipment display (920) by the instruction of an execution action (such as, indicate the animation by creating new folder, or the file to the second icon representative is added the animation of the first icon by instruction).Such as, when the second icon is folder icon, equipment can highlight this folder icon, will be added to file to indicate the first icon.As another example, when the second icon is action diagram timestamp, equipment can highlight this action icon, will create the file comprising the first icon and the second icon to indicate.

Equipment Inspection (922) this input meets predetermined triggering criterion (such as, detecting lifting of finger contact).In certain embodiments, the termination inputting and meet predetermined triggering criterion and comprise detection (924) first input is detected.Such as, when equipment Inspection to contact 5120-c from the lifting of Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) time, the termination of the first input detected.

In response to detecting that this input meets predetermined triggering criterion, perform (926) operation 928-946.In certain embodiments, equipment determines whether the first icon is in the active region of the second icon at least in part.When in the active region that the first icon is in (928) second icons at least in part, equipment performs operation 932-938 discussed in detail below.On the contrary, when the first icon be not be in (930) second icons at least in part active region in time, equipment performs operation 940-946 discussed in detail below.

When equipment determine (932) first icons be at least in part the active region (such as, the 5122-13-b in Fig. 5 MM) of the second icon interior time, what equipment performed that (934) be associated with the second icon first operates.In certain embodiments, the first operation comprises the file (such as, as above reference method 600 in greater detail) that establishment (936) comprises the first icon and the second icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 MM, the termination of equipment Inspection input (such as, contact 5120-c lifts), and in response to the termination of input being detected, equipment adds Stocks application icon 5002-9 to file representated by GAMES folder icon 5004-7, as shown in Fig. 5 NN.In certain embodiments, the first operation comprises the first icon interpolation (938) to the file by the second icon representation.Such as, if equipment detects the termination of input when Stocks application icon 5002-9 is in another action diagram target active region at least in part, equipment creates and comprises Stocks application icon 5002-9 and another action diagram target file described, as with reference to figure 5M-5N in greater detail above.

When equipment determines that (940) first icons are outside the active region of the second icon, equipment performs (942) and first and operates different second and operate.In certain embodiments, the second operation is included on display (such as, touch-screen 112) and rearranges (944) multiple icon, thus the contiguous second icon position over the display of the first icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OO, equipment Inspection input (such as, the movement 5126 that contact 5124 contacts with this), and detect at the second icon (such as, GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 OO) active region 5128-11 outside 5124-b place, position met predetermined triggering criterion (such as, contact 5124 paused exceeded predetermined time section).Continuing this example, meeting predetermined criterion in response to determining, equipment rearranges icon (all icons such as, thus on the third line of this layout are moved to the left an interval).In certain embodiments, the second operation comprises and makes the first icon return (946) to the primary importance on display.Such as, time outside the active region 5122-13-b that Stocks application icon 5002-9 is in GAMES folder icon 5004-7, if equipment Inspection is to the termination of the contact 5120-c of Fig. 5 MM, then equipment makes Stocks application icon 5002-9 return to position before it position of Stocks application icon 5002-9 (such as, in Fig. 5 LL).

Be to be understood that, in certain embodiments, an advantage based on the size of the active region in distance adjustment display (such as, touch-screen 112) of icon is, it is for providing larger target (target) with the icon be just moved at a distance of farther icon.Usually, when touch gestures occurs over a long distance, this gesture will comprise than moving faster compared with the touch gestures part that short distance occurs.In addition, usually, the touch gestures comprising very fast movement is accurate not as the touch gestures comprising comparatively slow movement.Therefore, by increasing and the size of the starting point of touch gestures at a distance of the active region of farther icon, equipment can compensate must at Touch sensitive surface (such as at a distance of farther icon with starting point in order to arrive, touch-screen 112) on through the precision of the reduction of the touch gestures of longer distance, thus improve man-machine interface.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,700,800,1000,1100,1200 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 8A-8C, 10A-10B, 11A-11C, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 900 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 9A-9B describe icon (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,700,800,1000,1100 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Figure 10 A-10B shows according to some embodiment, reshuffles the process flow diagram of figure calibration method 1000 in response to management of icons input over the display.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 1000 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 1000 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 1000 provides control chart target direct-vision method.The method reduce cognitive load during user management icon, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, enable user sooner and more efficiently create new folder to save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment arranges display (1002) multiple icon (the action icon 5002 such as, in Fig. 5 KK and folder icon 5004) with first on display (such as, touch-screen 112).Equipment Inspection (1004) moves to the corresponding input of the request of the second place on display with by the first icon in multiple icon from the primary importance on display (such as, touch-screen 112).Such as, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) contact 5120 of corresponding position, the position of upper Stocks application icon 5002-9, and the subsequent movement 5121 of this contact (such as, from the 3rd position 5120-c in second place 5120-b to Fig. 5 MM in primary importance 5120-a to Fig. 5 LL Fig. 5 KK on touch-screen 112), it corresponds at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on to move to Stocks application icon 5002-9 from its initial position among Fig. 5 KK in Fig. 5 KK GAMES folder icon 5004-7 near the request of position.

In response to this input being detected, perform (1006) operation 1008-1034.Equipment moves (1008) first icons from primary importance to the second place.Such as, as shown in Fig. 5 KK-5MM, equipment moves Stocks application icon 5002-9 towards GAMES folder icon 5004-7 on display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, in response to this input being detected, equipment is at the afterimage of first position display (1010) first icons.In these embodiments, the afterimage of the first icon is visually different from the first icon.In certain embodiments, the afterimage of the first icon be the change ash of the first icon, meet diaphanous (translucent), translucent (semi-transparent), reduce contrast or (ghost) image of phantom.In certain embodiments, in response to this input being detected, equipment is first position display (1012) white space (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 LL-5MM, wherein at the right-hand member place of the second row icon display white space).

Equipment keeps the position of each respective icon in (1014) multiple icon except the first icon, automatically reshuffles criterion until meet.Such as, in Fig. 5 LL-5MM, equipment continues at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on all icons of same position place display except Stocks application icon 5002-9, even if there is white space in place residing before Stocks application icon 5002-9 in icon is arranged.

Equipment is determined (1016) has met and has automatically reshuffled criterion (such as, at certain time point afterwards).In certain embodiments, when from when have passed through (1018) predetermined time section (such as, 0.5 second, 1 second, 2 seconds etc.) since this input (or input) being detected, automatically reshuffle criterion and be satisfied.In certain embodiments, from the starting of this input, this predetermined amount of time is measured.In certain embodiments, from the end of this input, this predetermined amount of time is measured.In certain embodiments, when have passed through (1020) predetermined time section and the first icon is current is not positioned at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on when being positioned at the position of the active region of another icon, automatically reshuffle criterion and be satisfied.In other words, in these embodiments, except have passed through predetermined amount of time, the first icon also must be displayed on the position outside the active region of upper what its icon in office of display (such as, touch-screen 112).In certain embodiments, when the termination that equipment Inspection inputs to (1022), automatically reshuffle criterion and be satisfied.Such as, in Fig. 5 MM, equipment Inspection is lifted to contact 5120-c's, and responsively, as shown in Fig. 5 NN, Stocks application icon 5002-9 is added to the file be associated with GAMES folder icon 5004-7 by equipment, and as shown in Fig. 5 OO, rearrange icon subsequently.In certain embodiments, when the first icon still moves (1024) over the display, automatically reshuffle criterion and be satisfied.In other words, in certain embodiments, have passed through predetermined time section, and equipment continues to detect this input (such as, before detecting that contact is lifted from Touch sensitive surface).

Automatically reshuffling criterion in response to determining to meet, the one or more icons in equipment moving (1026) multiple icon except the first icon, to arrange that from first different second arranges to be formed.Such as, folder icon 5004-1-b is moved to the second row in the layout of Fig. 5 OO from the third line the layout of Fig. 5 NN, and action icon 5002-10,5002-11 and 5002-12 are moved to the left, and GAMES file 5004-7 is moved upwardly into the third line in the layout of Fig. 5 OO from the fourth line the layout of Fig. 5 NN.In certain embodiments, second be arranged in first position and comprise (1028) icon different from the first icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OO, equipment is former is pressed from both sides 5004-1-b by the position display file that Stocks application 5002-9 occupies in Fig. 5 KK.In certain embodiments, the first icon (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9) has been moved to the diverse location in the middle of icon.In certain embodiments, the first icon (such as, Stocks application icon 5002-9) is removed (such as, being added to file 5004-7) from multiple icon.

In certain embodiments, detecting that input meets predetermined triggering criterion (such as, the termination of input detected) after (or as its response), form (1030) second to arrange, and the second layout comprises over the display with predetermined arrangement display (1032) icon (two-dimensional grid such as, on touch-screen 112 or the layout at Else Rule interval).In certain embodiments, when to meet automatically reshuffle criterion time, when the first icon moves at display, dynamically reshuffle (1034) icon (such as, to avoid the overlap on touch-screen 112 between first icon and other icon) everywhere.In other words, in certain embodiments, when the second place of the first icon is overlapping to the corresponding initial position of the second icon at least in part, second icon is moved to corresponding reposition from corresponding initial position by equipment, so that the second position in first area provides the display space of the first icon.Such as, rearrange icon and comprise when the first icon moves at display (such as, when continuing the contact on touch-screen 112 to be detected) everywhere, the position of the first icon and the position of other icon are exchanged.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,700,800,900,1100,1200 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 11A-11C, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 1000 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 10A-10B describe icon (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,700,800,900,1100 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Figure 11 A-11C shows according to some embodiment, the process flow diagram of the method 1100 that Regeneration dynamics folder icon indicates with the vision provided about the content of the file be associated with living document clip icon.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 1100 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 1100 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 1100 provides control chart target direct-vision method.The method reduce cognitive load during user management icon, thus create more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, enable user sooner and more efficiently create new folder to save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment display (1102) living document clip icon (the GAMES folder icon 5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 SS).This living document clip icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 SS) vision of Current Content that comprises in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon indicates (" O ", " R ", " S " and " M " in the GAMES folder icon 5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 SS).In certain embodiments, living document clip icon instruction (1104) is included in the action diagram target number in the file that is associated with this living document clip icon.Such as, GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 SS 4 of comprising in the file that is in and is associated with this folder icon can select the scaled down expression of user interface object (such as, comprising the frame of " O ", " R ", " S " and " M " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7).

In certain embodiments, described content has (1106) certain space and arranges in this file, and the vision that living document clip icon (5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 TT) provides the space about the content in this file to arrange indicates.In certain embodiments, described content comprises multiple action icon (such as, 5002-4,5002-13,5002-9,5002-8 in Fig. 5 TT), described space arrange be action diagram target predetermined cell (such as, action diagram target 1 × 4 grid as shown in the Folders view 5138 of Fig. 5 TT), and multiple corresponding actions icon has the adjacent neighbours' action icon of (1108) one or more level respectively.In certain embodiments, living document clip icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 TT) comprise the scaled down expression of multiple at least one subset of action diagram target (such as, the frame of " O ", " R ", " S " and " M " is comprised) in GAMES folder icon 5004-7, and this scaled down expression is arranged (1110) for making, for multiple scaled down expression, the scaled down expression of each corresponding actions icon is adjacent with neighbours' action diagram target scaled down expression level of this corresponding actions icon.In certain embodiments, file comprises multiple action icons with the first ratio; And show living document clip icon to be included in this living document clip icon and to represent so that the one or more action diagram targets in second ratio display (1112) described multiple action icon are scaled down, the second ratio is less than the first ratio.

Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, in response to file display input (such as, knocking gesture 5136 in Fig. 5 SS), equipment shows the Folders view 5138 of the file be associated with GAMES folder icon 5004-7.As shown in Fig. 5 TT, this Folders view comprises 4 can select user interface object, comprise Solitaire application icon 5002-4, Racing application icon 5002-13, Stocks application icon 5002-9 and Maps application icon 5002-8, they have space from left to right in a row and arrange.In this example, by represent based on the scaled down of order displaying contents of action diagram target order in Folders view, vision that GAMES folder icon 5004-7 provides these action diagram target spaces to arrange indicates.Especially, Racing application icon 5002-13 is between Solitaire application icon 5002-4 (on the left side) and Stocks application icon 5002-9 (on the right), and the scaled down expression of Racing application icon 5002-13 (such as, " R " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 TT) be in the scaled down expression of Solitaire application icon (such as, " O " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 TT) and Stocks application icon scaled down expression (such as, " S " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 TT) between.

The input that equipment Inspection (1114) is corresponding with the request of the content in amendment file.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5140 of corresponding position, the position of Stocks application icon 5002-9, and this touches the subsequent movement 5142 that upper and display (such as, the touch-screen 112) files of Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) presss from both sides corresponding position, position in view 5138.In certain embodiments, file is the file automatically created; And detect the input corresponding with the request of the content in amendment file and comprise the input detecting (1116) and be associated with respective application, thus the corresponding actions icon be associated with respective application is added to, is moved out of or moves into this file (such as, this file is the application file folder recently added, and this input is new opplication is added to equipment, or this file is the application file folder the most frequently used, and this input is the use to certain application, and it makes this application become the application the most frequently used).Such as, when the user starts an application, the application icon be associated with this application is added to " application recently used " file.

In response to this input being detected, perform (1118) operation 1120-1136.Content in apparatus modifications (1120) file; And Regeneration dynamics folder icon (such as, the 5004-7 in Fig. 5 UU), so that the vision instruction that the space comprising amended content in file is arranged.Should be appreciated that the content that can to comprise the amendment of the content in file in reorientation file, from file, delete content and/or add content to file.

In certain embodiments, the reorientation that equipment Inspection is corresponding with the first action icon in reorientation file inputs; And in response to detecting that reorientation inputs: equipment inputs the first action icon in reorientation (1122) file according to reorientation; And according to the first action diagram target reorientation in file, the scaled down expression of action diagram target in reorientation living document clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, equipment Inspection inputs to reorientation, it is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on the contact 5140 of corresponding position, the position of Stocks application icon 5002-9, and this touches Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) subsequent movement 5142 of corresponding position, position in Folders view 5138 on upper and display (such as, touch-screen 112).In this example, in response to detecting that reorientation inputs, as shown in Fig. 5 UU, Stocks application icon 5002-9 is moved to reposition in Folders view 5138 (such as, thus Solitaire application icon 5002-4 be displayed between Stocks application icon 5002-9 and Racing application icon 5002-13) by equipment.In addition, in this example, as shown in Fig. 5 UU, equipment rearranges the scaled down expression in GAMES folder icon 5004-7, thus the vision instruction that these scaled down expressions provide the space after about the renewal of the content in this file to arrange.Especially, the scaled down expression of Solitaire application icon (such as, " O " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 UU) be in the scaled down expression of Stocks application icon (such as, " S " in GAMES folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 UU) and the scaled down expression (" R " in the GAMES folder icon 5004-7 such as, in Fig. 5 UU) of Racing application icon between.

In certain embodiments, the equipment Inspection icon corresponding with removing the first action diagram target request from file removes input, and in response to detecting that icon removes input: equipment removes from file (1124) first action icons; And from dynamic folder icon, remove the scaled down expression of the first action diagram target.Such as, in Fig. 5 EE, equipment Inspection icon removes input, and it is included in contact with this with the contact 5112 of the position of Solitaire application icon 5002-4 and shifts out the subsequent movement 5114 that Folders view 5106 enters the Part I 5108 removing the background in region as object.Remove input in response to this icon, equipment removes Solitaire application icon 5002-4 from Folders view 5106.In addition, in this example, although equipment once showed the scaled down expression of Solitaire application icon (such as in the past in the folder icon 5004-7 be associated with Folders view 5106, " O " in PLAY folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 EE), but equipment stops the scaled down expression of display Solitaire application icon (such as, in Fig. 5 FF, no longer in PLAY folder icon 5004-7, show " O ").

In certain embodiments, the icon that equipment Inspection is corresponding with the request the first action icon being added to file adds and inputs; And in response to detecting that icon adds input: the first action icon is added (1126) to file by equipment; And add the scaled down expression of the first action diagram target to living document clip icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 OO-5PP, equipment Inspection icon adds input, it is included in Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) the contact 5124-a of corresponding position, the position of upper Maps application icon 5002-8, and this touches Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) subsequent movement (such as, 5126 and 5130) of corresponding position, the position of active region 5128-11 of upper GAMES folder icon 5004-7.Add input in response to this icon, as shown in Fig. 5 TT, Maps application icon 5002-8 is added to the file be associated with GAMES folder icon 5004-7 by equipment.In addition, in this example, although equipment did not show any scaled down expression of Maps application icon (such as in the past in folder icon 5004-7, as shown in Fig. 5 OO-5PP), but in (or with Maps application icon 5002-8 is added to GAMES folder icon 5004-7 together with) after adding Maps application icon 5002-8 to GAMES folder icon 5004-7, equipment shows the scaled down expression (" M " such as, in Fig. 5 QQ) of Maps application icon in GAMES folder icon 5004-7.

In certain embodiments, the content of file comprises action icon, and when there is the notice from the application corresponding with this action icon, living document clip icon changes (1128).In certain embodiments, by showing (1130) status indicator on living document clip icon, living document clip icon is changed.Such as in figure 5b, folder icon 5004-1-b shows notification indicia 5012, and it indicates the application be associated with an application icon in the file representated by folder icon 5004-1-b to have notice.In certain embodiments, by the scaled down version of action diagram target in living document clip icon shows (1132) status indicator, living document clip icon is changed.Such as, in figure 5b, the scaled down expression of folder icon 5004-1-b in folder icon 5004-1-b (such as, " x7 ") upper display notification indicia 5014, it indicates the application be associated with this scaled down expression to have and notifies (such as, if the application be associated with " x7 " is eMail, (Email) is applied, then this notice indicates new e-mail to arrive usually).

In certain embodiments, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, the outward appearance of living document clip icon changes (1134).In certain embodiments, document clamper has can select user interface object (such as display, user interface object can be selected, such as application icon and/or file icon) the finite space (such as, 9 rooms, 12 rooms, 16 rooms, or other rational number any), and in user interface reconfiguration mode, whether outward appearance instruction (1136) file of living document clip icon has living space any user interface object selected in addition of display (such as, the space of the extra scaled down expression of action diagram target is used for) by display.

Such as, in fig. 5, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, content in living document clip icon 5004-1-a display expression file (such as, action icon 5002) scaled down expression (such as, " x1 ", " x2 ", " x3 ", " x4 ", " x5 " and " x6 ").But, in this example, exist more than 6 action icons 5002 in file, and therefore equipment only shows front 6 scaled down expressions of action diagram target in living document clip icon.Continue this example, when equipment enters user interface reconfiguration mode (such as, in response to the pressing detected in Fig. 5 A and keep gesture 5008), equipment changes living document clip icon (such as, living document clip icon 5004-1-b from living document clip icon 5004-1-b to Fig. 5 B Fig. 5 A), move up scaled down expression in dynamic icon, to expose, another one in folder icon 5004-1-b is scaled down to be represented (such as, " x7 " in folder icon 5004-1-b), front 3 scaled down expressions of action diagram target in the clip icon of stopping display file simultaneously 5004-1-b (such as, " x1 ", " x2 " and " x3 ").In this example, living document clip icon also shows two empty positions on this new scaled down expression side.Except the instruction that exists more than 6 projects is provided in the file that is associated with folder icon 5004-1-b, by showing two empty positions on new scaled down expression side, change the action diagram target vision instruction that living document clip icon also provides in Folders view display of having living space other.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,700,800,900,1000,1200 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 12A-12E and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 1100 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 11A-11C describe the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,700,800,900,1000 or 1200 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Figure 12 A-12E shows according to some embodiment, together with the content that display file is pressed from both sides, provides the process flow diagram of the method 1200 of contextual information.There is multifunctional equipment (such as, the equipment 300 of Fig. 3 or the portable multifunctional equipment 100 of Fig. 1) place's manner of execution 1200 of display and Touch sensitive surface.In certain embodiments, described display is touch-screen display, and Touch sensitive surface on the display.In certain embodiments, display and Touch sensitive surface are separated.Some operation in method 1200 can be combined and/or the order of some operation can change.

As described below, method 1200 provides the direct-vision method of the content of display file folder.The method provides the content in conjunction with display file folder to provide contextual information, decreases cognitive load during user management file, thus creates more efficient man-machine interface.For with battery operated computing equipment, enable user sooner and more efficiently create new folder to save electric energy, and add the time between battery charging.

Equipment at display (such as, touch-screen 112) in wallpaper background show (1202) folder icon (such as, folder icon 5004-7 in Fig. 5 S), this folder icon corresponds to the file of content, described content comprises one or morely selects user interface object (such as, application icon, bookmark icon and/or document icon).In certain embodiments, before detection first inputs, equipment display (1204) one or more user interface object selected (action icon 5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-8,5002-9,5002-10,5002-11,5002-12,5002-14,5002-15,5002-16 such as, in Fig. 5 S and folder icon 5004-1-b and 5004-2) in addition.

The request of the content that equipment Inspection (1206) and display file are pressed from both sides (such as, in Fig. 5 S with the file that folder icon 5004-7 is associated) is corresponding first to input (knocking gesture 5076 such as, in Fig. 5 S).

In response to the first input (such as, knocking gesture 5076 in Fig. 5 S) being detected, perform (1208) operation 1210-1226.Wallpaper background is divided into (1210) Part I (such as, 5084 in Fig. 5 X-5AA) and Part II (such as, as 5086 in 5X-5AA) by equipment.In certain embodiments, one or more user interface object selected in addition comprises: first set (action icon 5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-8,5002-9,5002-10,5002-11,5002-12 such as, in Fig. 5 X-5AA and folder icon 5004-1-b) on the Part I 5084 of wallpaper background with the other user interface object selected in precalculated position; (such as, 5002-14,5002-15,5002-16 and folder icon 5004-2 in Fig. 5 X and 5AA) is gathered with second of the other user interface object selected on the Part II 5086 of wallpaper background (1204) with precalculated position.

In certain embodiments, folder icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 X-5AA) is shown (1212) in the Part I (such as, in Fig. 5 X-5AA 5084) of wallpaper.In certain embodiments, when folder icon (such as, 5004-2 in Fig. 5 CCC-5FFF) be display (such as, touch-screen 112) parking area (such as, in Fig. 5 CCC-5FFF 5006) multiple in select user interface object for the moment, Part I (such as, 5172 in Fig. 5 DDD-5FFF) comprises the parking area of display.On the contrary, in these embodiments, when folder icon (such as, 5004-7 in Fig. 5 X-5AA) be display (such as, touch-screen 112) parking area (such as, in Fig. 5 X-5AA 5006) outward multiple select user interface object for the moment, Part II is (such as, in Fig. 5 X-5AA 5086) parking area (such as, 5006 in Fig. 5 X-5AA) of display is comprised.In other words, according to these embodiments, when folder icon is in diamond (such as, as as shown in Fig. 5 CCC-5FFF), wallpaper splits above folder icon, and when in the navigation area of folder icon above diamond (such as, as shown in Fig. 5 X-5AA), wallpaper splits below folder icon.In certain embodiments, navigation area (such as, have and multiplely select the home screen of user interface object) there is multiple page (such as, gesture can be swept in response to the level of detecting to navigate between these pages), even and if during the layout of the user interface object selected in device rolling navigation area, parking area still remains on fixed position.

Equipment makes Part II move (1214) and leaves Part I.Such as, in Fig. 5 X-5Y, Part II 5086 moves away Part I 5084.As another example, in Fig. 5 DDD, Part II 5174 is just being moved away from Part I 5172.In certain embodiments, Part I is also moved away from Part II.Such as, in Fig. 5 VV-5WW, the upper part of equipment moving wallpaper background and the low portion of wallpaper background, make them be separated from each other.In certain embodiments, the movement making Part I move away Part II to comprise the Part I according to wallpaper background, first set of mobile (1216) described user interface object selected in addition, with the movement of the Part II according to wallpaper background, the second set of the mobile described user interface object selected in addition.Such as, as shown in Fig. 5 X-5Y, when Part II 5086 is moved away from Part I 5084, the user interface object selected in Part II 5086 (such as, 5002-14,5002-15,5002-16 and 5004-2 in Fig. 5 X) be moved out of display (such as, touch-screen 112).

In certain embodiments, dividing wallpaper background comprises along dividing line division (1218) wallpaper, thus the first edge of Part I (such as, in Fig. 5 X 5088) the second edge of profile and Part II (such as, in Fig. 5 X 5090) profile complementation (such as, first edge of Part I and the second edge of Part II are fitted to each other as puzzle piece), and make Part II move away Part I and comprise the profile at adjustment first edge and/or the profile at adjustment the second edge, with the profile making the first edge no longer with the profile complementation at the second edge (such as, after these parts are moved apart, Part I and Part II are no longer fitted to each other as puzzle piece).Such as, as shown in Fig. 5 X, the profile at the first edge 5088 is initial complementary with the profile at the second edge 5090, and in Fig. 5 Y, the profile at the first edge 5088 is no longer complementary with the profile at the second edge 5090.In certain embodiments, folder icon is displayed in the Part I of wallpaper; And the profile at the first edge comprises the kerf (such as, 5094 in Fig. 5 X-5Y) that (1220) are defined by dividing line.These embodiments some in, kerf provide the position of the folder icon in Part I vision instruction.Such as, in Fig. 5 X-5Y, kerf 5094 points to the folder icon 5004-7 be associated with Folders view 5092.

The content of (1222) file is shown in equipment region between the first and second.Such as, the content of file comprises multiple application icon (such as, 5002-26,5002-27,5002-28,5002-29,5002-30,5002-31,5002-32,5002-33,5002-34,5002-35,5002-36 and 5002-37 in 5002-4 and 5002-13 in Fig. 5 Y or Fig. 5 EEE), and as shown in Fig. 5 X-5Y and Fig. 5 CCC-5EEE, application icon is exposed, just look like their originally below wallpaper (such as, just as wallpaper is sliding gate, this sliding gate is opened to expose wallpaper application icon below).

In certain embodiments, the number based on the user interface object selected in file determines the size in (1224) region between Part I and Part II.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y, file only comprises two can select user interface object, and therefore Folders view 5092 occupies much smaller than half display.As another example, comprise at least 12 at file and can select in Fig. 5 EEE of user interface object, Folders view 5170 occupies more than half display.Therefore, this Folders view (such as, 5092 or 5170) only at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on occupy necessary space, thus at display (such as, touch-screen 112) on reserve more space to show contextual information (other user interface object selected such as, outside Folders view).

In certain embodiments, before detection first inputs, the one or more user interface object selected in addition of equipment display (such as, action icon 5002-1 in Fig. 5 X-5AA, 5002-2, 5002-3, 5002-5, 5002-6, 5002-7, 5002-8, 5002-9, 5002-10, 5002-11, 5002-12 and folder icon 5004-1-b), and in response to the first input being detected, equipment vision distinguishes (1226) (such as, by highlighting) described folder icon and this one or more user interface object selected in addition are (such as, by the brightness with folder icon, contrast, tone, saturation degree, colors etc. are compared, change the brightness of the described user interface object selected in addition, contrast, tone, saturation degree, color etc.).In certain embodiments, the original intensity, contrast, tone, saturation degree, color etc. (such as, before detection first inputs) of the described user interface object selected in addition are identical with the brightness, contrast, tone, saturation degree, color etc. of folder icon.Such as, in Fig. 5 Y-5V, equipment is with normal opacity and saturation degree display file clip icon 5004-7, and show other can select user interface object (action icon 5002-1,5002-2,5002-3,5002-5,5002-6,5002-7,5002-8,5002-9,5002-10,5002-11,5002-12 such as, in Fig. 5 X-5AA and folder icon 5004-1-b) with the opacity reduced and saturation degree.

In certain embodiments, when the first input being detected, the executable operations 1230-1232 when equipment is in (1228) normal manipulation mode.These embodiments some in, what equipment Inspection (1230) selected user interface object corresponding to activate in file corresponding second inputs; And in response to the second input being detected, equipment performs (1232) operation of selecting user interface object be associated corresponding to this.Such as, in Fig. 5 PPP, when equipment is in normal manipulation mode, equipment display file folder view 5212.In this example, equipment Inspection inputs in second of the position corresponding with Stocks application icon 5002-9 (such as, knocking gesture 5214), and in response to the second input, device activation Stocks applies (such as, starting or show the view of Stocks application).

In certain embodiments, when the first input being detected, the executable operations 1236-1238 when equipment is in (1234) user interface reconfiguration mode.These embodiments some in, equipment Inspection (1236) press from both sides to move in corresponding select the request of user interface object corresponding second to input; And in response to the second input being detected, this in equipment moving (1238) file is corresponding selects user interface object.Such as, in Fig. 5 TT, when equipment is in user interface reconfiguration mode, equipment display file folder view 5138.In this example, equipment Inspection second inputs (such as, the contact 5140 of position corresponding with the position of Stocks application icon 5002-9 on touch-screen 112, and the movement 5142 of this contact on touch-screen 112), and as shown in Fig. 5 SS, in response to the second input, the Stocks application icon 5002-9 in Folders view to be moved to the reposition in Folders view by equipment according to this input.

In certain embodiments, when showing the content of (1240) file in region between the first and second, executable operations 1242-1244: detect (1242) and the input corresponding to the selection of Part I or Part II.In certain embodiments, in response to this input being detected, equipment stops the content (such as, making this zones vanishes by Part I and Part II being moved together) of (1244) display file folder.Such as, in Fig. 5 UU, when equipment display comprises content (such as, action icon 5002-9,5002-4,5002-13 and 5002-8) Folders view 5138 time, equipment Inspection at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on be positioned at the second input of corresponding position, position outside Folders view 5138 (such as, knock gesture 5144), and in response to the second input being detected, as shown in Fig. 5 VV, equipment stops display file folder view 5138.

In certain embodiments, equipment enters (1246) user interface reconfiguration mode; And when showing the content of (1248) file between the first and second: equipment Inspection (1250) to move to the corresponding input of request Part I or Part II to by corresponding user interface object of selecting from the region between Part I and Part II.These embodiments some in, in response to this input being detected, equipment removes from file, and (1252) are corresponding selects user interface object.In certain embodiments, in response to user interface object can be selected to shift out file, stop display file folder view (such as, making this zones vanishes by Part I and Part II being moved together).Such as, in Fig. 5 YY, when equipment display file folder view 5148, equipment Inspection shifts out the corresponding input of the request of Folders view 5148 to selecting user interface object.Especially, equipment Inspection is at Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) corresponding position, the position of upper App-4 application icon 5002-22 is (such as, primary importance 5162-a in Fig. 5 YY) contact 5162 at place, and this touches Touch sensitive surface (such as, touch-screen 112) upper and display is (such as, touch-screen 112) on be positioned at the subsequent movement 5164 (such as, to the second place 5162-b shown in Fig. 5 ZZ) of the corresponding position, position outside this article part folder view.In this example, after detecting that the pause of this movement exceedes predetermined amount of time, as shown in Fig. 5 AAA, equipment stops display file folder view.Subsequently, this can select user interface object (such as, App-4 application icon 5002-22) to be moved out of file, and is displayed in the layout of the user interface object selected outside Folders view, as shown in Fig. 5 CCC.

In certain embodiments, the Part I of the content of display (1254) file in region (Folders view 5170 such as, in Fig. 5 EEE) between the first and second.These embodiments some in, the next part that equipment Inspection (1256) and display file press from both sides the request of the next part of content corresponding inputs; And in response to detecting that next part inputs, show in equipment region between the first and second (1258) folder content Part II (such as, detect cause in this region next page of display application icon or the last page of application icon to the left or to the right flick gesture).Such as, in Fig. 5 EEE, equipment display file folder content in Folders view 5170 comprises the Part I that more than first can be selected user interface object (5002-26,5002-27,5002-28,5002-29,5002-30,5002-31,5002-32,5002-33,5002-34,5002-35,5002-36 and 5002-37 such as, in Fig. 5 EEE).Gesture is swept (such as in response to detecting, what contact 5176 to contact position corresponding with the position in Folders view 5170 on touch-screen 112 with this is moved to the left 5178), the display of equipment in Fig. 5 FFF (such as, touch-screen 112) on Folders view 5170 in display file folder content to comprise more than second a Part II can selecting user interface object (5002-38,5002-39,5002-40,5002-41,5002-42,5002-43 such as, in Fig. 5 FFF).

In certain embodiments, the Part I of the content of display (1260) file in region between the first and second.These embodiments some in, the rolling that equipment Inspection (1262) and scroll file press from both sides the request of content corresponding inputs; And in response to input of rolling being detected, equipment content of horizontal rolling (1264) file in region between the first and second on display (such as, touch-screen 112), thus the Part II of displaying contents.In other words, in certain embodiments, not the some parts distinguishing folder content, but equipment can roll input (such as in response to detecting, as shown in Fig. 5 EEE, flick gesture, it comprises contact 5176 and contacts subsequent movement 5178 corresponding with certain position in Folders view on touch-screen 112 with this), continuous rolling can select list or the array of user interface object.

Note, other details processed that reference method 600,700,800,900,1000,1100 (such as, Fig. 6 A-6E, 7A-7C, 8A-8C, 9A-9B, 10A-10B, 11A-11C and 5A-5PPP) describes herein is also applicable to above-described method 1100 in a similar manner.Such as, with reference to figure 12A-12E describe the user interface object selected (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) any one various one or more characteristic selecting (such as, action icon 5002 and folder icon 5004) in user interface object/icon/project described in reference method 600,700,800,900,1000 or 1100 herein can be had.For simplicity, these details are no longer repeated herein.

Can by running the operation that one or more functional module realizes in above-described information processing method in signal conditioning package, all general processors in this way of described signal conditioning package or special chip.The combination of the combination of these modules, these modules and/or they and typical hardware (such as, describing above with reference to Figure 1A, Figure 1B and Fig. 3) is included in protection scope of the present invention.

The operation that can be described above with reference to Fig. 6 A-6E, Fig. 7 A-7C, Fig. 8 A-8C, Fig. 9 A-9B, Figure 10 A-10B, Figure 11 A-11C and Figure 12 A-12E by the assembly realization shown in Figure 1A-1C.Such as, can be realized by event sorter 170, event recognizer 180 and event handler 190 that detection operates 608, object move operates 612 and file creation operation 624.Event monitor 171 in event sorter 170 detects the contact on touch-sensitive display 112, and event dispatcher module 174 transmits event information to application 136-1.Event information and each event definition 186 compare by the corresponding event recognizer 180 of application 136-1, and determine whether the first contact of the first position on Touch sensitive surface corresponds to foregone conclusion part or subevent, such as to the selection of the object in user interface.When certain foregone conclusion part or subevent being detected, event recognizer 180 activates the event handler 190 be associated with the detection of this event or subevent.Event handler 190 can utilize or calling data renovator 176, object renovator 177 or GUI renovator 178, with more new opplication internal state 192.In certain embodiments, event handler 190 accesses corresponding GUI renovator 178 with the content more shown by new opplication.Similarly, how those of ordinary skill in the art can realize other process based on the assembly shown in Figure 1A-1C by understanding.

According to an embodiment, provide a kind of method for managing folder.The method comprises: show over the display and multiplely select user interface object; Detect the first input; In response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous; When contiguous second object of the first object, detect the first input and meet predetermined file establishment criterion; With in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion when the first contiguous second object of object, create the file comprising the first object and the second object.

According to an embodiment, provide a kind of equipment for managing folder.This equipment comprises: for showing multiple device selecting user interface object over the display; For detecting the device of the first input; For in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with the device of described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous; For when the first object is close to the second object, detects the first input and meet the device that predetermined file creates criterion; With in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion when the first contiguous second object of object, create the device comprising the file of the first object and the second object.

According to an embodiment, provide and a kind ofly there is display, storer and one or more processor to perform the graph user interface system on the multifunctional equipment of the one or more programs in storer of being stored in.This graph user interface system comprises multiplely selects user interface object; Wherein: the first input is detected; In response to the first input being detected, describedly multiplely the first object in user interface object is selected to be moved to over the display and described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous; When contiguous second object of the first object, detect the first input and meet predetermined file establishment criterion; With in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion when the first contiguous second object of object, the file comprising the first object and the second object is created.

According to an embodiment, provide a kind of multifunctional equipment with graphic user interface.Described graphical user interface displays is multiple selects user interface object.This multifunctional equipment comprises: for detecting the device of the first input; For in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with the device of described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous; For when the first object is close to the second object, detects the first input and meet the device that predetermined file creates criterion; With in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion when the first contiguous second object of object, create the device comprising the file of the first object and the second object.

According to an embodiment, provide a kind of multifunctional equipment.This multifunctional equipment comprises: display; One or more processor; Storer; With one or more module, wherein said one or more module stores is in storer and be configured to be performed by one or more processor, and described one or more module comprises: for showing multiple module selecting user interface object over the display; For detecting the module of the first input; For in response to the first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select the first object move in user interface object to display with the module of described multiple position selecting the second object in user interface object contiguous; For when the first object is close to the second object, detects the first input and meet the module that predetermined file creates criterion; With in response to detecting that the first input meets predetermined file and creates criterion when the first contiguous second object of object, create the module comprising the file of the first object and the second object.

Reference specific embodiment describes description above for illustrative purposes.But illustrative discussion above is not intended to exhaustive or limit the invention to disclosed precise forms.Many amendments and modification can be made according to instruction above.Selecting and describing these embodiments is to explain principle of the present invention and its practical application best, thus makes those skilled in the art can utilize the present invention best and have the various embodiments of the various amendments being suitable for conceived special-purpose.

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1., for a method for managing folder, comprising:
Show over the display and multiplely select user interface object, described multiple user interface object of selecting comprises the first application icon and the second application icon;
Detect the first input;
In response to described first input being detected, over the display by described multiple select described first application icon in user interface object move on display with described multiple position selecting described second application icon in user interface object contiguous;
When contiguous described second application icon of described first application icon, detect described first input and whether meet predetermined file establishment criterion;
In response to detecting that when described first application icon is close to described second application icon described first input meets described predetermined file and creates criterion, create the file comprising described first application icon and described second application icon; And
Replace the display of described second application icon with folder icon, described folder icon is different from described second application icon.
2. method according to claim 1, wherein detects the first input and whether meets predetermined file and create criterion and comprise: when contiguous described second application icon of described first application icon, detect the termination of described first input.
3. method according to claim 1, comprising in response to detecting that described first input meets described predetermined file and creates criterion when described first contiguous described second application icon of application icon, stopping described first application icon of display and described second application icon.
4. method according to claim 1, wherein said first input is the gesture detected on Touch sensitive surface.
5. method according to claim 1, wherein comprises with the display of described second application icon of folder icon replacement the animation that described second application icon of display becomes described folder icon.
6. method according to claim 1, comprise: after the described file of establishment: detect the second input, described second input corresponds to the request of the corresponding application icon in described first application icon and described second application icon being shifted out described file;
When described second input being detected before being identified in the establishment of described file, delete described file, and again show described first application icon and described second application icon; And
When described second input being detected after being identified in the establishment of described file, while the described file of continuation display, outside described file, show corresponding application icon.
7. method according to claim 6, wherein when described method detects the input corresponding with the request performing certain action, the establishment of file is identified, and wherein said action is selected from the set be made up of following action: opened file folder, close folder, move folder, rename folder, add the other user interface object selected to file, enter user interface reconfiguration mode, leave user interface reconfiguration mode.
8., for an equipment for managing folder, comprising:
For showing multiple device selecting user interface object over the display, described multiple user interface object of selecting comprises the first application icon and the second application icon;
For detecting the device of the first input;
For in response to described first input being detected, multiplely described first application icon in user interface object is selected to move to device with described multiple position selecting described second application icon in user interface object contiguous on display by described over the display;
For when described first application icon is close to described second application icon, detects described first input and whether meet the device that predetermined file creates criterion;
For in response to detecting that when described first application icon is close to described second application icon described first input meets described predetermined file and creates criterion, create the device comprising the file of described first application icon and described second application icon; And
For replacing the device of the display of described second application icon with folder icon, described folder icon is different from described second application icon.
9. equipment according to claim 8, the device wherein whether meeting predetermined file establishment criterion for detecting the first input comprises: for when described first application icon is close to described second application icon, detect the device of the termination of described first input.
10. equipment according to claim 8, comprising in response to detecting that described first input meets described predetermined file and creates criterion when described first contiguous described second application icon of application icon, stopping the device of described first application icon of display and described second application icon.
11. equipment according to claim 8, wherein said first input is the gesture detected on Touch sensitive surface.
12. equipment according to claim 8, the device wherein for the display replacing described second application icon with folder icon comprises the device becoming the animation of described folder icon for showing described second application icon.
13. equipment according to claim 8, comprising: the device for operation below execution after creating described file:
Detect the second input, described second input corresponds to the request of the corresponding application icon in described first application icon and described second application icon being shifted out described file;
When described second input being detected before being identified in the establishment of described file, delete described file, and again show described first application icon and described second application icon; And
When described second input being detected after being identified in the establishment of described file, while the described file of continuation display, outside described file, show corresponding application icon.
14. equipment according to claim 13, wherein when described equipment Inspection is to the input corresponding with the request performing certain action, the establishment of file is identified, and wherein said action is selected from the set be made up of following action: opened file folder, close folder, move folder, rename folder, add the other user interface object selected to file, enter user interface reconfiguration mode, leave user interface reconfiguration mode.
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