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1. (WO2009061724) A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR ENABLING FASTER NAVIGATION AMONG MONITORS IN A MULTIPLE MONITOR WORKSTATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2009/061724    International Application No.:    PCT/US2008/082340
Publication Date: May 14, 2009 International Filing Date: Nov 4, 2008
IPC: G06F 3/00
Applicants: UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL, INC.
JOHNSON, Carolynn Rae
Inventors: JOHNSON, Carolynn Rae
Title: A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR ENABLING FASTER NAVIGATION AMONG MONITORS IN A MULTIPLE MONITOR WORKSTATION
Abstract:
A method of navigating among a plurality of monitors of a multiple monitor workstation. The method includes steps of receiving a request to navigate among the monitors when a position indictor, such as a mouse pointer, is displayed on a first one of the monitors that is active, in response to the request, displaying a navigation interface mechanism on the first one of the monitors that includes a plurality of monitor representations, with each of the monitor representations corresponding to a respective one of the monitors, receiving a selection of one of the monitor representations that corresponds to a second one of the monitors, and making the second one of the monitors active and displaying the position indicator on the second one of the monitors.