target icon in the direction of the drag motion creates a linked tip
icon that approaches the dragged object
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Drag-and-pop and drag-and-pick are interaction techniques designed
for users of pen- and touch-operated display systems. They provide
users with access to screen content that would otherwise be
impossible or hard to reach, e.g., because it is located behind a
bezel or far away from the user. Drag-and-pop is an extension
of traditional drag-and-drop. As the user starts dragging an icon
towards some target icon, drag-and-pop responds by temporarily
moving potential target icons towards the userís current cursor
location, thereby allowing the user to interact with these icons
using comparably small hand movements. Drag-and-Pick extends
the drag-and-pop interaction style such that it allows activating
icons, e.g., to open folders or launch applications. We conducted a user study comparing drag-and-pop with
traditional drag-and-drop on a 15í (4.50m) wide interactive display
wall. Participants where able to file icons up to 3.7 times faster
when using the drag-and-pop interface.
||Baudisch, P., Cutrell, E., Robbins, D., Czerwinski, M.,
Tandler, P. Bederson, B., and Zierlinger, A.
Drag-and-Pop and Drag-and-Pick: Techniques for Accessing Remote
Screen Content on Touch- and Pen-operated Systems.
In Proceedings of Interact
2003, Zurich Switzerland, August 2003, pp. 57-64.
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Push-and-pop is a follow-up technique that
combines the strengths of
drag-and-pop with the
push-and-throw technique, which allows it to create a
more stable layout of target icons. Download the demo from
Collomb, M., Hascoet, M., Baudisch, P., and Lee, B.
Improving drag-and-drop on wall-size displays.
In Proceedings of
Victoria, BC, May 2005, pp 25-32.
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Phosphor is a generalization of the theory behind the
drag-and-pop rubber bands
Baudisch, P., Tan, D., Collomb, M.,
Robbins, D., Hinckley, K., Agrawala, M., Zhao, S., and Ramos, G.
Phosphor: Explaining Transitions in the User Interface Using
In Proceedings of
Montreux, Switzerland, Oct 15-18, 2006, pp.
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