Killer meters
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Killer meters

Updated Mar 28, 2004 by Tiggz

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Comment #21 Saturday, April 03, 2004 8:02 PM
sheesh... not too clear.

Anyway, You can also click on all the texts and pulling up properties. The *state* tab has color options. should read "has font options*.
Comment #22 Saturday, April 03, 2004 11:31 PM
thx all for your kind comments
icons...yes, definitely...eventually
cursors...haven't had any inspiration on the cursor front as yet but you never know...
still working on dx stuff at the moment really, it's slightly addictive, just a calendar to do and then bundle it all up into a theme or something maybe
hui bai
Comment #23 Sunday, April 04, 2004 1:33 PM
simple,pure,smart,EFFICIENT-with other words perfect work.a level beyond all other works.
ordinary user
Comment #24 Monday, April 05, 2004 8:19 PM
Killer, a dark evil skin LOL

good job
Comment #25 Saturday, April 10, 2004 6:06 PM
I really like your designs... however, with the problems that I am having I can't recommend it or really, Desktop X, which may be the real problem. Every time I restart the objects have relocated them where I don't want themwith your weather object it is always asking me for my zip code, and it also changes from blended mode every time I restart. These are things I can't imagine fixing every time I reboot so, unfortunately, although I love the design... it's hard to recommend. Somebody please let me know if these issues are fixed at some future point though
Comment #26 Saturday, April 10, 2004 6:07 PM
And yes, I just upgraded my DesktopX yesterday, so I am using the latest build.
Comment #27 Saturday, April 10, 2004 8:04 PM
Also, are the "In" and "Out" meters supposed to signify anything? They always say 0mb for me...
Comment #28 Sunday, April 11, 2004 3:30 AM
Hmmmmm they stay where I put them every time, and retain the mode. You can configure the in/out meters to show internet activity (coming and going).
Comment #29 Sunday, April 11, 2004 3:38 AM
DjStoic - sorry you are having troubles, they aren't ones that I encounter I am afraid. An object's position should be maintained between sessions, it is saved when you unload dx. The only reason that it should reset is if you load the object afresh, in which case it is akin to a new installation of that object. Similairly with the weather, the location zip code is stored in a persist variable which should be maintained between sessions, assuming dx unloads itself properly (saving it's variables and so on). The blend mode is also subject to the same thing (I just reloaded mine to double check, it loaded with my saved location and in inset mode, exactly as it was when I last used it).
As to the In Out meters, they monitor net access, there is indicator for when there is net activity in eother direction, and a running total of how much data has been transferred. You may need to configure yours differently depending on whether you have a dial-up connection or an always-on connection. Try changing them from RAS to network. If you don't find them useful you can always convert them to more drive meters or some other statistic, using the available graphics and the other meters as a reference.
Comment #30 Monday, April 12, 2004 1:54 AM
Thanks for responding... I have a feeling that my problem is with DesktopX as a whole though, not your objects. I'm having major problems with the locations of objects (only your objects for some reason) just randomly locating themselves any time I reboot. The In/Out meters don't work for some reason, and the email object won't remember my server settings either. I think I'll completely uninstall DesktopX, everything and see if that helps, but that's the only thing that I can think of that might help. Also, I hope it doesn't seem like I'm bashing your creation or anything, cause I love it... I think I'm just frustrated with the program and the seemingly utter lack of support that Stardock has on their site.
Comment #31 Sunday, April 25, 2004 11:00 PM
I'll try the IRC channel, thanks.
Comment #32 Tuesday, June 01, 2004 7:41 AM
hey tiggz nice skin and everything but the DX objects dont work for me maybe you can help me load them up please

you can add me to msn if u have it or email me on
Comment #33 Wednesday, June 02, 2004 7:22 AM
I'm fairly new to all this, I really love all of the killer objects including these meters, but I too cannot get the 'In' 'Out' activity to show anything other than zero. A I am on a broadband always on connection I presume I need to configure mine from RAS to network... but please can you advise me where or how I do this?

Comment #34 Saturday, July 10, 2004 4:19 PM
Wow! This has to be one of the best DesktopX objects I've ever seen!
Comment #35 Wednesday, July 28, 2004 10:08 AM
Love them! If ONLY they had blend mode to go with all the other Killer stuff! But beggars can't be choosers I suppose! LOL... Great work!
Comment #36 Wednesday, July 28, 2004 4:31 PM
the number of graphics involved kind of prohibited the application of a blended mode, unless it was gonna be a 2mb object, which I thought was rather on the large size
Comment #37 Sunday, August 01, 2004 6:30 AM
Its a ram eater
Comment #38 Sunday, September 12, 2004 8:23 PM
Excellent. I've had Object Desktop for awhile but I didn't install Desktop X....until I stumbled upon these. Excellent work my friend!!!
Comment #39 Wednesday, September 29, 2004 9:02 PM
I agree with Monteis2002, I didn't really try to do anything with DesktopX until I saw all of the Killer Objects. I do have one question. Has anyone had a problem with the meters giving a Zip Code error, which then causes the meters to change to a different style? I set up a them to have the meters in the top-left corner, but after the error occurs, I change the zip to mine, and then the meter changes to the circular design. It also then causes DesktopX to quit.

Any ideas?

Comment #40 Sunday, October 31, 2004 4:53 AM
the object's great! i love it, but does anyone know how to set it so that when i press f10 it disappears?

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