Patent Number: 8,576,166

Title: Electronic device system utilizing a character input method

Abstract: A character input method is implemented in a device with a plurality of keys. If a key is activated by a first operation matching a first input pattern, a first route is selected to traverse a plurality of characters corresponded by the key during presentation of the plurality of characters. If the first key is activated by a second operation matching a second input pattern, the plurality of characters corresponded by the first key are orderly retrieved and presented according to a second route in response to operations on the first key. The order for presenting two characters corresponded by the first key in the first route is reversed in the second route.

Inventors: Lu; Chi-Chang (New Taipei, TW)

Assignee: Gold Charm Limited

International Classification: G06F 3/041 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017