Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas

  title={Improving cascading menu selections with adaptive activation areas},
  author={Erum Tanvira and Andrea Bunta and Andy Cockburnb and Pourang Irania},
  • Erum Tanvira, Andrea Bunta, +1 author Pourang Irania
  • Published 2011
Cascading menus are the most commonly used hierarchical menus in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). These menus, however, tend to have elongated paths with corner steering, which can result in navigation difficulties. To resolve the corner steering problem, most current cascading menus implement an explicit time delay between the cursor entering or leaving a parent menu item and posting/ unposting the associated menu. In this paper, we present adaptive activation-area menus (AAMUs), a technique… CONTINUE READING