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26 Jan 2009   #31
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hey limneos.


Congratulations on your promotion; I'll try the gadget when I have more time, thanks!

















Later Ted


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26 Jan 2009   #32
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Updated version just came out....

Thank you for testing.

Changes in this version:

1. By clicking the SF logo, you switch between 4 sizes, and sleep mode.
2. Added transparent border
3. Fixed update interval to a failsafe of 20secs
4. Added credits in "about page"


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26 Jan 2009   #33
KrAzE

Windows 7 X64
 
 

Thank you so much! This is a great forum, all members are nice to one another very helpful. I wish MS connect was like this.... very good job forums owners/mods!
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26 Jan 2009   #34
z3r010

 

Oh I like that!!!!

Great work limneos
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26 Jan 2009   #35
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Just tried the update. Very nice. Been using the first one all morning.

One thing I'd like is when I put it to sleep, it jumps out on the screen. Not a big deal, but would be nice if it stayed about where the 7 logo is on the full sized gadget. In other words, under my other gadgets.

Great job.

Gary
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26 Jan 2009   #36
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Thanks z3r010 , thank u all, glad I made something useful.

Garysgold, can you post a screenshot with your other gadgets to see what you mean?

Edit: I think I know what you mean, you can drag it from the bottom where it says "sleeping", not from the image.
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26 Jan 2009   #37
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Here you go. All pics are of the first monitor. Two monitors may be part of the problem.

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If I drag the sleeping gadget back under the others, Then I get this.

-restore.png

The other half of the gadget is on monitor 2.

Gary


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26 Jan 2009   #38
z3r010

 

Made thread a sticky
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26 Jan 2009   #39
renthor

Windows 7 Beta 1 b7000
 
 

Nicely done, I like it a lot. My only suggestion would be to separate the size/sleep button. Or have a way to cycle through the options in both directions. Great work though, thanks a lot!
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26 Jan 2009   #40
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yes, very nice Limneos. The border's nice and the varied sizes and sleep mode. Excellent work for your very first gadget. I'm sure you need some sleep by now, LOL.

Feedback note, changing to different sizes is kind of slow and sticky, at least for me.
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