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Windows 7: My customization questions

25 Oct 2009   #1
AbjectEvolution

Windows 7 x64
 
 
My customization questions

I figured it would be best to keep the title general so that I can post multiple questions here without creating new threads for each question.

To start...

I see some people with a customized tool bar at the top of the screen that is centered and not stretched across the entire screen. How do I create this? In XP, I had a quick launch bar at the top of the screen for my professional apps, and I would like to do this again in W7.

2nd... how do I merge the clock and the calender widgets like I see in some custom themes?

Thanks.


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25 Oct 2009   #2
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

The toolbar you are seeing is most likely RocketDock. It's pretty cool once you get it running.

About RocketDock - RocketDock.com

Don't know about the gadgets
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25 Oct 2009   #3
Guy Scharf

Win 7-32, XP Pro-32
 
 

You're probably looking at either RocketDock or ObjectDock.

I wanted a tabbed launcher and didn't want to buy ObjectDock Plus at this time. So I am using sTabLauncher. It's not as glitzy as RocketDock or ObjectDock but works very well. (I used FreeBar with Windows XP but it doesn't work properly on Windows 7.)

Guy
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25 Oct 2009   #4
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks for the info Guy. I have tried RocketDock and ObjectDock and didn't like either one. The Windows 7 "superbar" is superior to these programs IMO.

A lot of people lie them however.

BTW - Welcome to the forums AbjectEvolution. You might search around this forum for "gadgets" and you will probably find some customizations for those.
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25 Oct 2009   #5
Subsonic

Windows7 x64 7600 16385
 
 

Not sure, but the clock calendar may be some of SergioGarcia's work. See here:

Calendars and Clocks by sergiogarcia9
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