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1. (WO2018057944) DEVICES, METHODS, AND USER INTERFACES FOR INTERACTING WITH USER INTERFACE OBJECTS VIA PROXIMITY-BASED AND CONTACT-BASED INPUTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/057944    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/053038
Publication Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 23 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06F 3/0488
G06F 3/0486
G06F 3/0484
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: HAUENSTEIN, Mark, K.
BERNSTEIN, Jeffrey, T.
MISSIG, Julian
BEREZA, Marek, A.
Title: DEVICES, METHODS, AND USER INTERFACES FOR INTERACTING WITH USER INTERFACE OBJECTS VIA PROXIMITY-BASED AND CONTACT-BASED INPUTS
Abstract:
An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, one or more first sensors to detect proximity of an input object above the touch-sensitive surface and one or more second sensors to detect intensity of contact of the input object with the touch-sensitive surface displays a user interface object at a first location, and detects selection of the user interface object at the first location on the display. While the user interface object is selected, the device detects lateral movement of the input object over the touch-sensitive surface while the input object meets hover criteria. In response, the device moves the selected user interface object in accordance with the lateral movement. While moving the selected user interface object, the device further dynamically varies a first visual characteristic of the selected user interface object in accordance with a current hover proximity parameter of the input object.