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04 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Make Sticky Notes stick on the desktop...

All right...here's a puzzle. I love the Sticky Notes application. But it get's really annoying when I over over the Show Desktop button, I only see my gadgets! Sticky Notes gets hidden because Windows sees it as an application and not a gadget (which is right).

Anyway to add this functionality?

~Ibrahim~

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04 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

If i'm not mistaken, in vista days Sticky notes was actually a gadget, don't hold me to that. In my brief experience with vista before my return to XP I think I saw it. You may be able to export that version of sticky notes or search for one online.
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04 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

No, there is one!

I've tried it out and it's far smaller, not as customizable, and a larger resource hog.

~Ibrahim~
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05 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

AWW um, if you have any coding friends,(*cough*the customization section*cough* lol). They may be able to make you one
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05 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
If i'm not mistaken, in vista days Sticky notes was actually a gadget, don't hold me to that. In my brief experience with vista before my return to XP I think I saw it. You may be able to export that version of sticky notes or search for one online.
Yes it was a gadget in Vista I had it showing in my sidebar when in Vista.
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05 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

*cough*I think this is the customization section, right?*cough*

OK, easier question. Can I 'remamp' the function of hovering over the Show Desktop button? I already have the code needed,

Set Win = CreateObject ("Shell.Application")
Win.MinimizeAll
Is there like a file that is activated when you hover over that button? Can I switch it with this VBS script?

~Ibrahim~
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16 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

What is the purpose of Sticky Notes if they don't stay on the desktop until deleted?
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16 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

They do.

I just ended up finding a gadget (longer sticky notes is the name) and it works well.



~Ibrahim~
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08 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

ikjadoon: Hey, can you post a link to that gadget? I can't find it anywhere.
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08 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Shoot, I had the wrong name; that's probably why, lol!

It's called just "Longer Notes."

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