Questions tagged [widgets]

An application, or a component of an interface, that enables a user to perform a function or access a service. For example, a web widget is a small application that can be installed and executed within a web page by an end user.

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How do I make program/app widget start on startup if there is no exe file?

So, I am using this https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/pomy/9nh2628qfznm?activetab=pivot:overviewtab . I want it to start at startup but there is no feature in this. I tried making a link to the ...
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How to change background image of Rainmeter system.ini

Rainmeter is a useful tool for creating desktop widgets. I'm using system.ini skin, it's transparent but I want some opaque background. The system.ini file has these lines: [Rainmeter] ; This section ...
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GTK2 widgets have pointy corners, dark shadow (W95 style)

I have a virtual machine (Debian 10) with a DWM window manager running on my desktop personal computer (Debian 10) with an Openbox window manager. On both systems I am using the same GTK theme (v2.0 ...
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I'm getting only a subset of widgets when I download Orange 3.23.1

I recently downloaded Orange 3.23.1 and am getting only a subset of the baseline widgets when I run the app. For example, I do not see the "Scatter Plot" widget in the Visualize group. Instead, I ...
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Awesome WM weather widget issue

I am using Awesome WM as window manager, to get more flexible environment. But when I was doing a weather widget, using 'vicious' library, I could made some mistake... The problem is the next: any ...
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Internet speed monitor for windows 7

I have a tool on my android device that displays the amount of bytes uploaded and downloaded at any given time by all applications on the phone (ex. 5Kb/s, 10Mb/s). Is there any tool on windows 7 that ...
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Wipe KDE5 Widgets via Command Line/Freezing issue

I recently installed kde-plasma on an arch installation. Everything was working fine... until I added widgets. I wanted to try them out with a theme and decided that I wanted to remove them. However, ...
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JavaScript error on embedded Internet Explorer

I have a wallboard setup to display statistics in the office, however the widget that uses embedded Internet Explorer keeps coming up with a JavaScript error. The error can be closed without causing ...
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ZSH custom widget not working as I think it should

I'm trying to define a function so that I can launch Midnight Commander by pressing Alt-, but the function just doesn't work. I found and modified a function on another site and modified it so: ...
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emacs - Widget Custom Theme

I'm starting using emacs. I know that everything of emacs is customizable. But, one thing I can't even found on internet is modifying the default emacs' widget's Look and Feel. Is there some way to ...
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Is there a desktop status widget for Jenkins?

At our company, we use Nagstamon to monitor our Nagios alerts. It's a standalone app that doesn't require a web browser, and installs on Linux. Is there a similar widget to monitor Jenkins dashboard ...
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Wordpress widget constantly switching

I work as a Webmaster at a Canadian company named Atrium Innovations. Our corporate website currently runs on WordPress. Several plugins are installed on our WordPress version, and one of them as been ...
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Where can I find widgets to replace Windows Sidebar gadgets? [closed]

Now security advisors are calling for disabling the Windows Sidebar entirely. Are there stand-alone apps that work with both Windows Vista and 7?
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Awesome WM buttons stop working

This is an excerp from my rc.lua: testcfg ={} testcfg.s = 1 testcfg.widget = widget({type = "textbox", name = "testcfg.widget", align = "right"}) testcfg.widget.text = testcfg.s testcfg.command = ...
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How to block annoying facebook and other social network widgets

We have facebook buttons, twitter buttons, linkedin buttons, google+ buttons, stumbleupon buttons, younameit buttons. These social network buttons and widgets are creeping up the internets like the ...
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KDE taskbar widget showing up in the middle of my screen

Suddenly, my widgets seem to be showing up in the middle of my screen. My calendar and everything else. Here are some screenshots: I've restarted my computer several times and restarted X a couple ...
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Calendar location incorrect in Linux Mint 9

When I click on the calendar applet, the calendar widget appears almost at the top right of the screen, instead of the bottom right.
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How to share Opera extensions preferences between my two computers?

Well, the title is quite unambiguous. However, let me clarify it even more. Starting with Opera 11, there now are Opera extensions, which are compliant to W3C widget specification. This allows us to ...
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How to block annoying Google RSS feed widget

This annoying Google RSS feed widget is just as annoying as this annoying Twitter search widget. How can I block it? I'm using Firefox.
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A good to do / task app [closed]

I am looking for a good to do / tasking app or widget. Basically I just want a list of items which I can check off when I have finished them - similar to Google Mail Tasks.
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Laptop LEDs replacement widget

I bought a new high-end customized laptop. Surprisingly it has no LEDs besides the power button. Specifically I'm missing the hard drive LED, WiFi LED and Bluetooth LED. I'm looking for a nice ...
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How to block annoying twitter search widget

this twitter search widget is popping up all around the internet. the animation is annoying me. newspapers think they are cool when they put this twitter widget next to their articles, but the ...
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Dictionary Desktop Widget

I constantly feel the need for a simple dictionary widget configured to a keyboard shortcut which lets me find the meanings/spellings of words independent of the application that I am currently using. ...
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Where Safari Web Clips are saved?

In which location Safari saves a web-clip generated widget ?
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How do I undelete stickies (the OS X widget version)?

In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, is it possible to undelete accidentally deleted stickies? (The widget version, not the application version)
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Linux: Are there any Desktop Widget engines that runs html/css/javascript? [closed]

I'm looking for a Desktop widget engine for linux that lets me program widgets using html, css, and javascript Any suggestions? Also comment if you have win/osx tips :)
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How to manage desktop real-estate for Ubuntu/Gnome

I'd like to reserve a section of my desktop for placing all my widgets. So when a window is maximized, it does not get mixed up with the widgets. Since there's a solution for Windows, I am guessing ...
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Screenlet “wideweather” keeps losing its configuration

I use the screenlet "wideweather" on my desktop. It works great, but every once in a while, it loses its configuration, and appears in the default corner of the screen with the default options: Any ...
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Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X?

This is similar to the question: Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? But, I want to know what options are out there for OS X? This includes Dashboard widgets and standard ...