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The Springboard: Multiple Modes in One Spring-loaded Control Ken Hinckley1
 

Summary: The Springboard: Multiple Modes in One Spring-loaded Control
Ken Hinckley1
, Francois Guimbretiere2
, Patrick Baudisch1
,
Raman Sarin1
, Maneesh Agrawala1
, Edward Cutrell1
1
Microsoft Research, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052
2
University of Maryland, A.V. Williams Building, College Park, MD 20742.
{kenh, baudisch, ramans, cutrell}@microsoft.com; francois@cs.umd.edu; maneesh@cs.berkeley.edu
ABSTRACT
Modes allow a few inputs to invoke many operations, yet if
a user misclassifies or forgets the state of a system, modes
can result in errors. Spring-loaded modes (quasimodes)
maintain a mode while the user holds a control such as a
button or key. The Springboard is an interaction technique
for tablet computers that extends quasimodes to encompass

  

Source: Agrawala, Maneesh - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley
Baudisch, Patrick - Hasso Plattner Institute for It-Systems Engineering, Universitšt Potsdam

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences