Elastic graphical interfaces for precise data manipulation

Toshiyuki Masui, Kouichi Kashiwagi, George R.IV Borden

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Abstract

We propose an interaction technique for manipulating precise data or selecting one element from a large number of items. Although conventional graphical interaction tools like sliders cannot be used for selecting more items than the pixel size of the slider, we can specify more precise data by using the elastic slider based on the rubber-band metaphor, where a control object can be moved by pulling the object with a rubber-band between the object and the mouse cursor. The same technique can be applied to many graphical interface tools like scroll bars and drawing editors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages143-144
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Part 2 (of 2) - Denver, CO, USA
Duration: 1995 May 71995 May 11

Other

OtherProceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Part 2 (of 2)
CityDenver, CO, USA
Period95/5/795/5/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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    Masui, T., Kashiwagi, K., & Borden, G. R. IV. (1995). Elastic graphical interfaces for precise data manipulation. 143-144. Paper presented at Proceedings of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Part 2 (of 2), Denver, CO, USA, .