Yahoo widget engine (WIN) here: http://desktopwidgets.zenfs.com/4.5.2x10a50/ywidgets_sdk_setup.exe
Yahoo widget engine (MAC) http://desktopwidgets.zenfs.com/4.5.2x10a50/yahoo_widgets_4.5.2.dmg
(I am converting my widgets so they run on all platforms. The decision as to which engine to run is down to you. The Xwidget engine is modern and will continue to be supported in the future, the old YWE! engine is elegant and functional and continues to run on Windows and Macs, however in the future some things may not work on newer versions of the o/s). I have not yet converted this widget to Xwidget but I will do soon.
The widget functionality is self-explanatory, tinker with it and you will soon get to grips with it, you can't do any harm. Think of it as a bit of steampunk eye-candy with a useful function.
Double-clicking on the widget will cause a personalised Windows application to fire up. The first time you run it there will be no assigned function and so it will state as such and then pop up the preferences so that you can enter the command of your choice. The widget takes command line-style commands for windows.
Some example commands for windows:
This command would fire up the sound control panel applet.
control mmsys.cpl sounds
1. Download & Install the Yahoo Widget or Xwidget engine FIRST.
2. Download the widget
3. When downloaded it should prompt you to ask what you should do with this widget. Tell the o/s to open it with Xwidgets/Yahoo Widgets. That's it.
I would suggest that you read the instructions - you don't need to - but there is stuff there that could be helpful.
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