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Short:Desktop widgets application
Author:jPV^RNO
Uploader:jpv morphos-user com (jPV^RNO)
Type:util/wb
Version:1.3
Architecture:ppc-morphos
Date:2018-05-17
Download:http://aminet.net/util/wb/RNOWidgets.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/util/wb/RNOWidgets.readme
Downloads:397
ABOUT
-----

 Desktop widgets are small individual utilities placed on your desktop
 and RNOWidgets is a single application incorporating several of them.

 RNOWidgets contains widgets for calendar (ISO), analog clock, digital clock,
 notes, pictures (local and net), RSS feeds, sticker, and weather.


FEATURES
--------

 - Stylish user configurable widgets (graphics, fonts, colors, etc., can be
   freely swapped)
 - Pre-defined themes
 - All widgets are freely re-sizeable and moveable
 - Supports alpha channel transparency and has an option to create window drop
   shadows automatically (with or without compositing/accelerated layers)
 - Versatile alarm system
 - ARexx support


INSTALLATION
------------

 - Copy the whole directory anywhere you want and just launch the program
 - To start the program at boot time, add the following line to the
   SYS:S/user-network-startup file (and change the path to your location):
   Run >NIL: SYS:Applications/RNOWidgets/RNOWidgets -skipplugins=* -delay 2
   (the -skipplugins argument saves some memory if you have other Hollywood
   plugins installed on your system)


USAGE
-----

 General:
 - Use the pull-down menu or keyboard shortcuts to select which widgets are
   visible
 - The "Snapshot windows" (command-.) menu item saves widget sizes, positions,
   and its state if a widget is shown or hidden
 - All widgets are freely re-sizeable from the bottom right corner
 - All widgets are freely moveable from top of the widget
 - The "Edit alarms" (command-e) menu item opens the alarm editor window
 - Alarms work globally, so they aren't tied to a specific widget 

 Calendar widget:
 - Months can be browsed using the mouse wheel, page up/down & left/right keys
 - The middle mouse button or the Enter key switches back to the current month
 - "Event strings" can be added by clicking dates or weekdays
 - Clicking the month name, pressing the space bar, or using the up/down keys
   shows a list of forthcoming events for the current month

 Notes widget:
 - Marking text with the left button pressed and then releasing it, will copy
   the marked text to the clipboard
 - Underlined URLs can be double-clicked so they open in your browser
 - Notes can be added by clicking the "+" sign with the mouse or by pressing
   the "insert" key
 - Notes can be deleted by clicking the "x" sign or by pressing the Ctrl+Del
   combination
 - Notes can be browsed with the mouse wheel or with the page up/down keys
 - The "pause" key will pause the automatic cycling if it's enabled

 Pictures widget:
 - Pictures can be browsed using the mouse wheel, page up/down keys, and
   left/right keys
 - Double-clicking or pressing the "f" key opens pictures on a fullscreen
 - The spacebar or the "pause" key pauses automatic cycling
 - HTTP and FTP protocols are supported for images from the Internet
 - "r" and "enter" keys do a forced refresh of the current picture

 RSS feeds widget:
 - Clicking a feed item will open the full story on a browser
 - Different feeds can be browsed with the mouse-wheel, or by the page up/down
   or left/right keys
 - Up/down keys show previous or next pages of the current feed
 - The spacebar or the "pause" key pauses automatic cycling
 - "r" and "enter" keys do a forced refresh for the feed
 - Only the HTTP protocol is supported

 Weather widget:
 - Widget's layout is dynamic so any resizing it wider alters its arrangement
 - Locations can be browsed with the mouse wheel, page up/down keys, and
   left/right keys
 - The space bar or the "pause" key pauses the automatic cycling


SETTINGS
--------

 The settings application can be opened from the pull-down menu. See the MUI
 quick help pop-ups for information about the various settings.

 Settings are saved to ENV:RNOWidgets/ and they can also be altered without
 the settings GUI. For example, to disable the RSS widget type in the Shell:
 SetEnv SAVE RNOWidgets/rss 0

 The separate "Compositing" setting in the pull-down menu is used to define if
 windows are drawn with hardware accelerated layers. Window shadows and alpha
 transparent graphics are then updated in real-time by the hardware. This only
 works if the program is running on a 32bit "enhanced mode" screen on MorphOS
 (System settings -> Screens -> Enhanced Display).

 Compositing mode can also be forced on or off by typing the following line
 into a Shell window before launching the program (0=off, 1=on, 2=default):
 SetEnv SAVE RNOWidgets/compositing 0

 If you have difficulties moving or re-sizing windows with irregular shaped
 transparent backgrounds, enable this setting from the Shell:
 SetEnv SAVE RNOWidgets/safecompositing 1


COMMAND LINE OPTIONS AND ICON TOOLTYPES
---------------------------------------

 RNOWidgets uses non-standard command line arguments. Arguments must be given
 in the form of (note the "-" prefix): -argument parameter

 Allowed arguments:
 -delay <n> . - Delays the startup for <n> seconds
 -iconify . . - Iconifies the program after launching it
 -args  . . . - Shows the allowed arguments

 Example:
 RNOWidgets -delay 5


 The same arguments can be used as icon tooltypes, but by omitting the
 "-" prefix.

 Examples:
 DELAY=5


AREXX
-----

 Program's ARexx port is RNOWIDGETS and its supported commands are:
 
 HELP  . . . . . . . . . . - Returns a summary of the available commands
 SHOW <name> . . . . . . . - Opens a widget
 HIDE <name> . . . . . . . - Closes a widget
 TOGGLE <name> . . . . . . - Toggles a widget on / off
 ICONIFY . . . . . . . . . - Iconifies the program
 UNICONIFY . . . . . . . . - Un-iconifies the program
 TOGGLEICONIFY . . . . . . - Toggles the iconify state
 ALARMS LIST . . . . . . . - Returns a list of alarms
 QUIT  . . . . . . . . . . - Quits the program
 NOTES NEXT  . . . . . . . - Loads the next note
 NOTES PREV  . . . . . . . - Loads the previous note
 NOTES PAUSE . . . . . . . - Pauses the automatic cycling of the notes
 NOTES GETTEXT . . . . . . - Returns the contents of the shown note
 CALENDAR NEXT . . . . . . - Shows the next month
 CALENDAR PREV . . . . . . - Shows the previous month
 CALENDAR CURRENT  . . . . - Shows the current month
 CALENDAR EVENTS . . . . . - Toggles between the calendar and event list views
 CALENDAR SETEVENT <n> <s> - Sets a new event, <n> is a date in YYYYMMDD
                             format and <s> is an event string
 CALENDAR GETEVENT <n> . . - Gets an event string
 CALENDAR REMEVENT <n> . . - Removes an event
 PICTURES NEXT . . . . . . - Loads the next picture
 PICTURES PREV       . . . - Loads the previous picture
 PICTURES FULLSCREEN . . . - Toggles the fullscreen mode
 PICTURES PAUSE  . . . . . - Pauses the automatic cycling of the pictures
 PICTURES REFRESH  . . . . - Forces a picture to be re-loaded
 PICTURES GETPATH  . . . . - Returns the path/URL of the shown picture
 RSS NEXT  . . . . . . . . - Shows the next feed
 RSS PREV  . . . . . . . . - Shows the previous feed
 RSS NEXTPAGE  . . . . . . - Shows the next page of a feed
 RSS PREVPAGE  . . . . . . - Shows the previous page of a feed
 RSS PAUSE . . . . . . . . - Pauses the automatic cycling of the feeds
 RSS REFRESH . . . . . . . - Forces a feed to be re-loaded
 RSS GETURL  . . . . . . . - Returns the URL of the shown feed
 STICKER ANGLE <n> . . . . - Rotates the sticker by the specified angle
 WEATHER NEXT  . . . . . . - Shows the next location
 WEATHER PREV  . . . . . . - Shows the previous location
 WEATHER PAUSE . . . . . . - Pauses the automatic cycling of the locations
 WEATHER GETTEMP . . . . . - Returns the temperature of the shown location
 WEATHER GETWIND . . . . . - Returns the wind speed of the shown location
 WEATHER GETLOCATION . . . - Returns the shown location

 Where <name> can be CALENDAR, CLOCKANALOG, CLOCKDIGITAL, NOTES, PICTURES,
 RSS, STICKER, or WEATHER.

 Example:
 RXCmd RNOWIDGETS "TOGGLE NOTES"


HISTORY
-------

 Version 1.3:
 - Changed the audio output method in the alarm system, because version 1.2
   kept the AHI device open all the time and that blocked audio from other
   programs in certain situations
 - Added a volume control option for alarm sounds

 Version 1.2:
 - New weather widget
 - New sticker widget
 - New alarm system
 - Widgets can be set to stay on top of other windows
 - Iconify options (menu item, ARexx, and startup)
 - Calendar: Switch back to the current month with MMB or Enter
 - Calendar: Scripts can be launched when clicking on dates
 - Calendar: ARexx commands for calendar event handling
 - RSS: Support for RSS enclosure element
 - RSS: Stripping of extra spaces in RSS texts
 - RSS: Added WArMUp and BoingsWorld Podcast RSS feeds
 - New example scripts for alarm and calendar
 - Incorrect compositing setting no longer leads to a crash
 - Other small changes

 Version 1.1:
 - Added safety checks for the compositing setting, because forcing the
   compositing mode on can cause crashes. 


WEB
---

 - Please visit http://jpv.wmhost.com/jpv_software/ for screenshots, support,
   donations, and other software
 - This program is made with Hollywood: http://www.hollywood-mal.com/


THANKS TO
---------

 - Konrad 'recedent' Czuba for graphics (the Miglanc theme)
 - Densho/RNO for the logo
 - Neil Pearson for testing and proof-reading
 - Papiosaur for butterfly stickers (buy real ones from www.warmup-asso.org)


DISCLAIMER
----------

 This software is made available to you as Donationware. If you use this
 software, please make a PayPal donation to the author.

 The author accepts no liability for any damage caused to your system, other
 connected peripherals, or your time management by using this software.


Contents of util/wb/RNOWidgets.lha
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