Validation level: 5. CHI, UIST, CSCW and TOCHI paper publication

Linkify lets designers create dynamic layouts based on relationships among content properties. The user selects two content elements and the system captures the visual ratios among their properties. Once the relationship is created, it is automatically applied when the content elements change.

Copy Bibtex Maudet, N.; Jalal, G.; Tchernavskij, P.; Beaudouin-Lafon, M. and Mackay, W. E. Beyond Grids: Interactive Graphical Substrates to Structure Digital Layout. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, pages 5053-5064, ACM, New York, NY, USA, CHI '17 , 2017.
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  • establish links among content parameters
  • dynamically apply relationships to the content
  • dynamic layout reacts as content changes
  • apply multiple relationships to create an evolving layout
  • encourage serendipitous generation and exploration of layout