Patent Number: 7,788,298

Title: Method and mobile terminal for efficient file list creation

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and mobile terminal that enable efficient creation of a file list. The file list creation method includes selecting a directory having at least one file, setting a reference search location to the beginning of the selected directory, reading a directory entry at the reference search location, determining the state of a file corresponding to the directory entry, and creating a file list using the directory entry and updating the reference search location according to the size of the directory entry if the corresponding file is an existing file.

Inventors: Cho; Hyoung Rae (Daegu, KR), Kim; Yong Su (Gumi-si, KR), Son; Jae Gon (Daegu, KR), Kim; Ki Tae (Gumi-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018