Improving selection of off-screen targets with hopping

@inproceedings{Irani2006ImprovingSO,
  title={Improving selection of off-screen targets with hopping},
  author={Pourang Irani and Carl Gutwin and Xing-Dong Yang},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2006}
}
Many systems provide the user with a limited viewport of a larger graphical workspace. In these systems, the user often needs to find and select targets that are in the workspace, but not visible in the current view. Standard methods for navigating to the off-screen targets include scrolling, panning, and zooming; however, these are laborious when users cannot see a target's direction or distance. Techniques such as halos can provide awareness of targets, but actually getting to the target is… CONTINUE READING