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    Gadget Samples for Windows Sidebar

    Language:
    English
    Sample gadgets that demonstrate the functionality of the Windows Sidebar scripting elements.
    • Version:

      1.0.0.2

      File Name:

      GadgetSamples.EXE

      Date Published:

      9/3/2009

      File Size:

      605 KB

        These gadget samples are intended to demonstrate the functionality of the Windows Sidebar scripting elements. Most of the code snippets found throughout the Sidebar Reference documentation are extracted directly from the gadget code provided here.

        Here’s a rundown and brief description of each of the gadget samples:

        Hello World
        Demonstrates a simple 'Hello World' gadget.

        Flyouts
        Demonstrates gadget flyout functionality.

        Settings
        Demonstrates gadget settings functionality.

        Docking
        Demonstrates the gadget docking functionality.

        Debugging
        Demonstrates gadget debugging functionality.

        Text and Graphics
        Demonstrates the g:background, g:image, g:text elements and the gimage protocol of the Windows Vista Sidebar.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Vista

        None.
        1. Click the Download button on this page to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list and click Go.

        2. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.

          • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

        3. When running the self-extracting .exe, you will be prompted for a location to save the contents of the file (GadgetSamples.zip). Browse to, or type, your desired location and select OK.

        4. Open the GadgetSamples.zip archive.

        5. Double-click a .gadget file of interest.

        6. Click Install when prompted with the Windows Sidebar installation dialog.

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