US 11,656,758 B2
Interacting with handwritten content on an electronic device
Jae Woo Chang, Santa Jose, CA (US); and Lee S. Broughton, Santa Cruz, CA (US)
Assigned to Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Sep. 24, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/31,678.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/041,980, filed on Jun. 21, 2020.
Claims priority of provisional application 63/023,094, filed on May 11, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2021/0349606 A1, Nov. 11, 2021
Int. Cl. G06F 3/048 (2013.01); G06F 3/04883 (2022.01); G06F 3/04842 (2022.01); G06F 3/0488 (2022.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0354 (2013.01)
CPC G06F 3/04883 (2013.01) [G06F 3/03545 (2013.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06F 3/04842 (2013.01)] 45 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
at an electronic device in communication with a display generation component and one or more input devices:
displaying, via the display generation component, a user interface including a content entry region, wherein the content entry region includes a plurality of handwritten characters corresponding to a plurality of words, including a first word and a second word;
while displaying the user interface including the plurality of handwritten characters, receiving, via the one or more input devices, a user input directed to a respective handwritten character of the plurality of handwritten characters; and
in response to receiving the user input, in accordance with a determination that the user input satisfies one or more selection criteria:
in accordance with a determination that the respective handwritten character corresponds to the first word, selecting one or more handwritten characters of the plurality of handwritten characters corresponding to the first word without selecting handwritten characters of the second word; and
in accordance with a determination that the respective handwritten character corresponds to the second word, selecting one or more handwritten characters of the plurality of handwritten characters corresponding to the second word without selecting handwritten characters of the first word;
while displaying the plurality of handwritten characters corresponding to the plurality of words and while the one or more handwritten characters corresponding to the first word are selected, receiving, via the one or more input devices, a second user input that satisfies one or more first criteria followed by movement with respect to one or more respective handwritten characters that satisfies one or more second criteria; and
in response to receiving the second user input:
in accordance with a determination that the one or more respective handwritten characters were not selected when the movement with respect to the one or more respective handwritten characters was received, selecting the one or more respective handwritten characters in addition to the one or more handwritten characters corresponding to the first word, wherein selecting the one or more respective handwritten characters in addition to the one or more handwritten characters corresponding to the first word includes selecting the one or more respective handwritten characters without selecting one or more second respective handwritten characters that are selectable and that are located between the one or more respective handwritten characters and the one or more handwritten characters corresponding to the first word that were selected when the movement with respect to the one or more respective handwritten characters was received.