APPLE INC. (Cupertino, CA)

According to certain embodiments, the method can be performed on a device equipped with at least one processor, nontransitory storage, a display, and an input device. The method shows, on the display two columns, a first and a second column within an application region. The method includes detecting, via the input device, an initial user input that begins at a point at a top of the area of application and shifts towards the edge of the area. The method involves the process of, upon detecting the first input of the user altering the amount of columns shown in the application region in which changing the number columns that are displayed in the application region includes, in accordance with a determination that the first user input was directed in a first direction display of another column in the area of application while keeping display of the first column and the second column within the application region.

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