Patent Number: 8,878,799

Title: Method for finely controlling contents and portable terminal supporting the same

Abstract: A method for coarsely and finely controlling contents via respective main and auxiliary sliders, and a portable terminal supporting the same are provided. The portable terminal includes: a display unit displaying a main slider including a slidable path of a predetermined length for designating a predetermined region of contents and an auxiliary slider extending at least a part of a slidable path of the main slider; a touch screen detecting a signal for selectively displaying the auxiliary slider; and a controller for performing a control operation to display the auxiliary slider according to generation of the signal.

Inventors: Lee; John (Daegu, KR), Youn; Su Jung (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lee; Sang Ki (Seoul, KR), Shim; Su Mi (Gyeonggi-do, KR), Lim; Wan Soo (Gyeonggi-do, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 3/041 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00