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Case: Scaling based on pixel density (Microsoft)- rejected by USPTO based on prior art by Ask patent community.TITLE: Scale factors for visual presentations
- Publication Number: US 20130063492 A1
- App Number: 13/230445
- Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
- Prior Art Cutoff Date: Prior Art predating Sept 12, 2011
- Availability for Challenge: Open Until at least Sept 14, 2013
Claim 1 requires, among other things:
A method of generating, using a device having a processor, a presentation comprising elements to be displayed on a display component, the method comprising:QUESTION - Have you seen anything that was published before 09/12/2011 that discusses (1) scale factor; (2) scale factor set; and (3) pixel density range in the manner described in claim 1?
- executing on the processor instructions configured to:
- identify a pixel density of the display component;
- for respective elements of the presentation:
- from a scale factor set, select a scale factor having a pixel density range including the pixel density of the display component; and
- request the element to generate a scaled representation using the scale factor; and
- generate the presentation comprising the scaled representations of the elements.
Best Answer: "Writing DPI-Aware Win32 Applications", an article by Ryan Haveson and Ken Sykes, published by Microsoft and dated September 2008.