JP2002109557A - Switching system of icon - Google Patents

Switching system of icon

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JP2002109557A
JP2002109557A JP2000303103A JP2000303103A JP2002109557A JP 2002109557 A JP2002109557 A JP 2002109557A JP 2000303103 A JP2000303103 A JP 2000303103A JP 2000303103 A JP2000303103 A JP 2000303103A JP 2002109557 A JP2002109557 A JP 2002109557A
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icon
eraser
drawing
pencil
pointer
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Hideto Furusawa
英人 古澤
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Ricoh Co Ltd
株式会社リコー
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(57) [Problem] To easily and quickly switch between a pencil icon and an eraser icon and switch the size of these icons when drawing using drawing software using a display device with a touch panel. Be able to do it. A display screen of drawing software installed in a PC is displayed on a display screen of a display device with a touch panel, and a drawing input by a pointer is received. When the pencil icon that functions as a writing instrument for drawing is double-clicked with a pointer, the displayed pencil icon is switched to an eraser icon that functions as an eraser for erasing the drawing.
Similarly, when the eraser icon is double-clicked, it switches to the pencil icon. Further, the size of the displayed icon is changed by pointing the pointer on the pencil icon or the eraser icon for a predetermined time or pressing the icon with a certain pressure.

Description

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to an icon switching method, and more specifically, to an icon in a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software on a display device with a touch panel and accepting a pointer input to perform drawing and editing. Switching method.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art When a user is using a pencil (an icon functioning as a writing instrument) by handwriting blackboard software (drawing software) running on a system having a display device with a touch panel, an eraser (a picture or a character is erased). Icon), the user had to switch the software function by selecting the eraser from the toolbar on the software display and selecting the size of the eraser from the pull-down menu.

Further, when a user is using an eraser by a handwriting blackboard software running on a system having a display device with a touch panel, or when using a pencil, the size (the thickness of the pencil or the eraser) is used. To change the size), you had to switch the software function by selecting the pencil from the toolbar function on the software display and selecting the corresponding pencil size from the pull-down menu .

Further, when a user uses a pencil or an eraser, the user tries to change the size (the size of the pencil or the size of the eraser) by using the handwritten blackboard software running on the display device with a touch panel. In such a case, the user had to select a pencil or eraser from the function of the toolbar on the software display, and then select the size of the pencil or eraser from the pull-down menu to switch the function on the software.

[0005]

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention has been made in view of the above-described circumstances, and when drawing and editing by handwritten blackboard software running on a display device with a touch panel, a pencil icon is used. It is an object of the present invention to provide an icon switching method in handwritten chalkboard software that can quickly switch to an eraser icon, switch from an eraser icon to a pencil icon, and change the size of these icons. is there.

[0006]

According to a first aspect of the present invention, there is provided an icon switching method which is applied to a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer on a display device with a touch panel and receiving input by a pointer. When the pencil icon that functions as a writing instrument for performing drawing is double-clicked with the pointer, the displayed pencil icon is switched to an eraser icon that functions as an eraser for erasing a drawing. It is a characteristic.

A second aspect of the present invention is an icon switching method applied to a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer on a display device with a touch panel and receiving input by a pointer. When the eraser icon functioning as an eraser to be erased is double-clicked by the pointer, the displayed eraser icon is switched to a pencil icon functioning as a writing implement for drawing. .

A third aspect of the present invention is an icon switching method applied to a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer on a display device with a touch panel and receiving input by a pointer. When the pencil icon that functions as a writing instrument for performing or the eraser icon that functions as an eraser that erases a drawing is touched by the pointer for a predetermined time or more, the size of the displayed pencil icon or the eraser icon changes. The size of the drawing or the size of the erasure area is changed according to the changed size.

According to a fourth aspect of the present invention, there is provided an icon switching method applied to a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer on a display device with a touch panel and receiving an input by a pointer. When a pencil icon that functions as a writing instrument for performing or an eraser icon that functions as an eraser for erasing a drawing is pressed by a predetermined pressure or more by the pointer, the size of the displayed pencil icon or the eraser icon is changed. The size of the drawing or the size of the erasure area is changed according to the changed size.

[0010]

DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS FIG. 1 is a schematic diagram for explaining an example of the configuration of a system to which the icon switching method of the present invention is applied.
Is a touch panel sensor, 12 is a display device, 20 is a PC
(Personal computer), 30 is a touch panel sensor / PC interface, and 40 is a display device / PC interface.

FIG. 2 is a diagram showing an example of a display screen of the display device 12 in the system of FIG. 1. In FIG. 2, reference numeral 50 denotes a display screen, 51 denotes a toolbar, 52 denotes a pull-down menu, and 5 denotes a pull-down menu.
Reference numeral 3 denotes a drawing portion.

(Embodiment 1) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software (painting software) is installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software is running. The user drags the displayed pencil icon (the icon that functions as a writing instrument) using a pointer, for example, while drawing the drawing portion 5.
3 are drawn on the display device 12 as shown in FIG.

When the user corrects a picture or a character drawn on the display device 12, the user double-clicks on the pencil icon with a pointer to change the pencil icon to an eraser icon (an icon having a function of erasing pictures and characters). Switch. The user can delete the picture or character by dragging the switched eraser icon.

(Embodiment 2) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software has been installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software has been activated. The user deletes characters and pictures as shown in the drawing portion 53 by dragging the displayed eraser icon with a pointer, for example.

When the user attempts to draw using the pencil icon after erasing a picture or character using the eraser icon, the user double-clicks on the eraser icon to switch the eraser icon to a pencil icon. The user drags the switched pencil icon to display characters or pictures on the display device 1.
2 can be drawn.

(Embodiment 3) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software has been installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software has been activated. The user, for example, drags the displayed pencil icon with a pointer to draw a picture or character as shown in the drawing portion 53 on the display device 12.

When the user wants to change the thickness of the pencil icon, the user touches the pencil icon with a pointer for a certain period of time. The handwritten blackboard software changes the line thickness (pencil size) of the pencil icon that can be drawn at predetermined time intervals. The user stops touching when the pencil icon reaches his desired thickness (size). The software sets the thickness (size) of the pencil icon when the touch is no longer detected, and the user can draw or write the desired thickness using the pencil icon.

(Embodiment 4) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software has been installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software has been activated. While dragging the eraser icon with the pointer, the user erases characters and pictures as shown in the drawing portion 53 on the display device 12.

When the user wants to change the size of the eraser icon, the user touches the eraser icon with a pointer for a certain period of time. The software changes the size of the eraser icon at regular intervals. The user
When the eraser icon reaches the desired size, stop touching. The software sets the size of the eraser icon when touch is no longer detected, and the user can use the eraser icon to erase pictures and characters in the desired size.

(Embodiment 5) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software has been installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software has been activated. The user is drawing or writing by dragging the pencil icon with the pointer.

When the user wants to change the thickness (size) of the pencil icon, the user touches the pencil icon with a pointer at a certain pressure or higher. The software detects a certain pressure on the pencil icon and detects its thickness (size)
Is changed every predetermined time.

The user stops pressing when the pencil icon becomes the desired thickness (size). The software sets the thickness (size) of the pencil icon when pressure is no longer detected, and the user can write a picture or character using the pencil icon.

(Embodiment 6) Display device 1 with touch panel
It is assumed that handwritten blackboard software has been installed in a system including the PC 0, the PC 20, and these interfaces 30 and 40, and the handwritten blackboard software has been activated. The user erases characters and pictures on the display device 12 while dragging the eraser icon with the pointer. When the user wants to change the size of the eraser icon, the software user touches the eraser icon with a pointer at a certain pressure or higher.

The software changes the size of the eraser icon every predetermined time. The user stops touching when the eraser icon has reached the desired size. The software sets the size of the eraser icon when pressure is no longer detected. The user can erase pictures and characters using the eraser icon.

[0025]

The user of the handwritten blackboard software can switch to the eraser icon by double-clicking the pencil icon with the pointer while using the pencil icon, and can easily perform drawing and correction.

While using the eraser icon, the user of the handwritten blackboard software can switch to the pencil icon by double-clicking the eraser icon with a pointer, so that drawing and correction can be easily performed.

While using the pencil icon or the eraser icon, the user of the handwritten blackboard software can easily change the size of the icon by continuously touching the pencil icon or the eraser icon with the pointer.

While using the pencil icon or the eraser icon, the user of the handwritten blackboard software can easily change the size of the icon by strongly pressing the pencil icon or the eraser icon with a pointer over a certain pressure.

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is a schematic diagram for explaining a configuration example of a system to which an icon switching method according to the present invention is applied.

FIG. 2 is a diagram showing an example of a display screen of a display device 12 in the system of FIG.

[Explanation of symbols]

Reference Signs List 10: display device with touch panel, 11: touch panel sensor, 12: display device, 20: PC, 30: touch panel sensor / PC interface, 40: display device / P
C interface, 50 display screen, 51 toolbar, 52 pull-down menu, 53 drawing part.

Continued on the front page (51) Int.Cl. 7 Identification symbol FI Theme coat II (reference) G09G 5/08 G09G 5/08 EF term (reference) 5B050 BA07 CA07 FA02 FA09 5B087 AA09 CC26 DD12 DD13 DD17 DE03 DE07 5C082 AA01 AA25 BA12 BA27 CA02 CA03 CA76 CB06 MM09 MM10 5E501 AA02 AC37 BA05 CA03 CB05 CB09 DA14 EA06 EA11 EA13 FA02 FA04 FA14 FB04 FB34 FB43

Claims (4)

[Claims]
1. An icon switching method applied to a system in which a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer is displayed on a display device with a touch panel and receives input by a pointer, and is used as a writing implement for performing drawing. An icon switching method, wherein when a functioning pencil icon is double-clicked by the pointer, the displayed pencil icon is switched to an eraser icon functioning as an eraser for erasing a drawing.
2. An icon switching method applied to a system in which a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer is displayed on a display device with a touch panel and receives input by a pointer, and functions as an eraser for erasing drawing. An icon switching method, wherein when the eraser icon is double-clicked by the pointer, the displayed eraser icon is switched to a pencil icon that functions as a writing implement for drawing.
3. An icon switching method applied to a system in which a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer is displayed on a display device with a touch panel and receives input by a pointer, and is used as a writing implement for performing drawing. When a pencil icon that functions or an eraser icon that functions as an eraser that erases a drawing is touched by the pointer for a predetermined time or more, the size of the displayed pencil icon or the eraser icon is changed and changed. An icon switching method wherein the thickness of a drawing or the size of an erasure area is changed according to the size.
4. An icon switching method applied to a system for displaying a display screen of drawing software running on a personal computer on a display device with a touch panel and receiving input by a pointer, as a writing implement for performing drawing. When a pencil icon that functions or an eraser icon that functions as an eraser that erases a drawing is pressed with a predetermined pressure or more by the pointer, the size of the displayed pencil icon or the eraser icon is changed and changed. The icon switching method characterized by changing the thickness of the drawing or the size of the erasure area according to the size of the icon.
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