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Mads

Replies: 3
Views: 5426

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2006 - 2:23 pm
Subject: I Need Help!

Well...

Depending on how familiar you are with programming the amount of learning needed may vary greatly. To develop dashboard widgets you must know:

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Image editing

For ...

Mads

Replies: 0
Views: 4451

Forum: Widget Testing
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 - 2:54 pm
Subject: Astronomy picture of the day widget: Beta-testers wanted

This widget has been almost half a year in the making, and quite some work has been put into it. Therefore I would really appreciate If some of you would test it and comment Very Happy

The widget strives ...

Mads

Replies: 2
Views: 2815

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 - 4:52 pm
Subject: Javascript to hunt string in external web page?

It is usually a good idea to search the forum before posting Very Happy:

http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=454
http://www.dashboardwidgets.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=3102

This expl ...

Mads

Replies: 4
Views: 4079

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 - 9:53 am
Subject: Copy to pasteboard/clipboard

and apple's site says, "you call this method on the eventís clipboardData object." i'm not sure what that means (i'm an amateur i know), but i think it doesn't really relate to widgets-- it seems li ...

Mads

Replies: 4
Views: 4079

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2005 - 3:38 pm
Subject: Copy to pasteboard/clipboard

I'am sorry, but I still can't figure it out. I am not sure how to use the setData, or if to use that function at all. Could you give an example on just setting a text string to the clipboard. Id would ...

Mads

Replies: 4
Views: 4079

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2005 - 11:00 am
Subject: Copy to pasteboard/clipboard

Is there a way of copying a text string to the clipboard without using the system call:

widget.system("/bin/echo '"+myTextString+"' | /usr/bin/pbcopy", null);


It wo ...

Mads

Replies: 6
Views: 10848

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2005 - 6:23 am
Subject: Ok - thanks for the help

I finaly decided not to scale the text, but shorten it instead, but still using cerberus' method of a linear function (letters as a function of available width). Thanks for your help Smile

Mads

Replies: 2
Views: 4710

Forum: Support
Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2005 - 10:14 am
Subject: Urban dictionary widget - profanity

Sounds reasonable Smile

Mads

Replies: 2
Views: 4710

Forum: Support
Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2005 - 3:34 am
Subject: Urban dictionary widget - profanity

I'm currently developing a widget for searching urbandictionary.com

Because the results may contain explicit language, I ask in advance if I'd be okay to submit it here on dashboardwidgets. The wid ...

Mads

Replies: 6
Views: 10848

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 - 4:04 am
Subject: Font size - how to make it fit

Oh.. now I get it Smile . You just took some measurements and then made an regression. I thought you had a dedicated program for it, and therefore thought you could make a formula for Lucida Grande, but ...

Mads

Replies: 6
Views: 10848

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 - 3:46 pm
Subject: Font size - how to make it fit

Unfortunately I don't know what Apples "Grapher" is, but hopefully you could tell me Smile

How would the code look if for instance I wanted to use Lucida Grande? Or does anybody know how it works wit ...

Mads

Replies: 6
Views: 10848

Forum: Widget Design
Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2005 - 7:04 am
Subject: Font size - how to make it fit

I am currently working on a widget, which need to display a different title every day, but these titles are of varying length, so I'd like to know if there was some way to make the font-size adjust to ...

Mads

Replies: 0
Views: 2483

Forum: Widget Development
Posted: Sun May 08, 2005 - 2:24 am
Subject: Testing wantet on the wierdest clocks made

I haven't got tiger myself, and I ain't gonna get it before I get a new mac. But that shouldn't stop me from doing these two clocks. I've already done one of them and tested it in Safari, but that doe ...

 
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