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Hawkman

Replies: 3
Views: 12486

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 - 4:09 pm
Subject: Swap RSS Feeds

Last link talks about preferences too, which could be useful. If you have questions ask away, but it sounds like you've probably got enough knowledge to figure out what you want to do from what's ther ...

Hawkman

Replies: 3
Views: 12486

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 - 11:13 am
Subject: Swap RSS Feeds

These tutorials accomplish a similar thing.

http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2526
http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2527
http://www.dashboardwidgets.com ...

Hawkman

Replies: 1
Views: 9060

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 - 6:00 am
Subject: How can I change text color when mouseover?

Do this with CSS? http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_pseudo_hover.asp

Hawkman

Replies: 3
Views: 26989

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Tue May 25, 2010 - 5:58 am
Subject: Using a button in dashcode to trigger an applescript

Does your widget have privileges to run system commands / access files? (Widget Attributes)

You don't have to separate with two calls. You can use a semicolon, ";", to separate the two co ...

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 14968

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2010 - 9:12 am
Subject: Adjusting content

Okay. This is more complicated. I've uploaded widget.setPreferenceForKey(valueOfPreference, "NameYouWantToUse")

You can store strings (eg. the feed url), numbers, boolean values ( ...

Hawkman

Replies: 4
Views: 17313

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 - 9:15 pm
Subject: Widget send data to Safari

Well... You could write an Applescript for the widget to call, which runs some Javascript in Safari...

Hawkman

Replies: 1
Views: 8020

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 - 12:39 pm
Subject: Widget refresh on click of F4 button

Tie the refresh to widget.onshow. Modern versions of Dashcode already have a show() function defined, which is tied to that event.

Hawkman

Replies: 2
Views: 4167

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 - 7:11 pm
Subject: world clock background change

I'm afraid you'll need to post code (or, preferably, your whole widget if you don't know where the trouble lies) in order for anyone to help. If you don't want to post your widget publicly, pm me a li ...

Hawkman

Replies: 3
Views: 11266

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 - 9:12 pm
Subject: multiple rss feeds 1 widget

For reference, here are [url=http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2527]part two and [url=http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2529]part three; and here is [url=http ...

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 14968

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 - 5:39 am
Subject: Adjusting content

There's a bug in Dashcode 3.0, which breaks 10.4 compatibility. I spent my Monday afternoon chasing it down!

Save it with minimum Mac OS version of 10.4.0 (backwards-compatible). I also turn off &q ...

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 14968

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 - 5:00 pm
Subject: Adjusting content

How can I say no to that?

If you've got the popups, you're most of the way there. Here's how I've set up the rear of the widget. The options for each popup just duplicate the options from the Widge ...

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 11167

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 - 7:16 pm
Subject: Adjust size of RSS feed images

No worries. Gotta learn somehow, right?

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 11167

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 - 7:07 pm
Subject: Adjust size of RSS feed images

It's Teach sechlerm Dashcode Day, is it? Wink

I'm going to do this largely through code comments, rather than an entire tutorial. You'll probably follow it a little better if you try this one after ...

Hawkman

Replies: 3
Views: 11266

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 - 5:53 pm
Subject: multiple rss feeds 1 widget

I'm assuming you probably don't know much (any?) javascript. If you're looking at customising the widgets beyond the simple settings Apple provides, you'll need to know some. But, I'll walk you throug ...

Hawkman

Replies: 5
Views: 11167

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 - 4:30 pm
Subject: Adjust size of RSS feed images

Assume you mean images in the article body. Do it in CSS.

Scale images down to fit horizontally if they're too big:
#content .articlebody img {
max-width: 100% !important;
heigh ...

 
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