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dc.titleAutoComPaste: Auto-completing text as an alternative to copy-paste
dc.contributor.authorZhao, S.
dc.contributor.authorChevalier, F.
dc.contributor.authorOoi, W.T.
dc.contributor.authorLee, C.Y.
dc.contributor.authorAgarwal, A.
dc.identifier.citationZhao, S., Chevalier, F., Ooi, W.T., Lee, C.Y., Agarwal, A. (2012). AutoComPaste: Auto-completing text as an alternative to copy-paste. Proceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI : 365-372. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.description.abstractThe copy-paste command is a fundamental and widely used operation in daily computing. It is generally regarded as a simple task but the process can become tedious when frequent window switching is required to copy-paste across different documents. Auto-completion is another popular operation aimed at reducing users' typing effort. It contrasts to copy-paste by allowing for text completion without switching windows. However, the available content for completion is predefined. We introduce AutoComPaste, an enhanced autocompletion technique for cross-document copy-paste. AutoComPaste allows users to copy-paste different granularity of text from all opened documents without window switching. Our theoretical analysis and empirical study show that AutoComPaste nicely complements traditional copy-paste techniques and outperforms the traditional copy-paste techniques when users have knowledge of the content to be copied. © 2012 ACM.
dc.subjectwindows management
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.departmentCOMPUTER SCIENCE
dc.description.sourcetitleProceedings of the Workshop on Advanced Visual Interfaces AVI
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