DW Desktop
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DW Desktop

Updated Mar 29, 2005 by _Martin_


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Akshay Budhiraja
Comment #61 Wednesday, April 13, 2005 8:20 AM
Whenever i open any folder on the desktop i cannot open that, anyway excellent work!
fn0000rd
Comment #62 Friday, April 15, 2005 10:59 AM
It looks like there's a Firefox ActiveX control now:

http://www.iol.ie/~locka/mozilla/mozilla.htm

It's the only thing keeping me fomr using this theme, otherwise it's perfect.


thanks,
fnord
_Martin_
Comment #63 Sunday, April 17, 2005 9:08 AM
I've tried using this control and it just crashes the theme
Agglo
Comment #64 Monday, April 18, 2005 3:29 PM
Terrific theme - thanks for sharing. Will definitely be my new working environment.

Sadly I managed somehow to permanently crash the RSS news display:
I tried to add 'http://www.heise.de/newsticker/heise.rdf' as RSS source. Header was displayed but no messages (don't know why). But THEN I tried some other feed from 'http://www.presseportal.de/rss/rss.htx' Maybe it is because the header is too long, however the display is corrupted and the control for changing RSS source is not visible anymore. I cannot change it back.

Any suggestions?
_Martin_
Comment #65 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 2:52 AM
Agglo: Not sure why this has happened. You probably need to delete the stored value from the registry.

Unload DesktopX then use Regedit.

I can't remember exactly where in the registry it is (and I'm at work so can't check). It's something like HKCU/Software/DesktopWidgets/Desktop/Newsfeed.

Just search for "DesktopWidgets" or maybe "Desktop Widgets" and delete the newsfeed line in the desktop section.

After that it should work OK when you restart DX. I'll have a look at the problem with these feeds when I get home.
Agglo
Comment #66 Wednesday, April 20, 2005 3:20 AM
Thank you Martin, removing the feed from the registry fixed the problem.
However I am not sure why the other feed (http://www.heise.de/newsticker/heise.rdf) does not work.
_Martin_
Comment #67 Monday, April 25, 2005 3:02 AM
Agglo, these feeds should work now. They are not well formatted which is what causes the problems. The new version is more tollerant of this.
stevsilv
Comment #68 Wednesday, April 27, 2005 12:29 PM
This is a great theme. This is a good shift toward making the desktop a functional space. Nice work. Thanks.
stevsilv
Comment #69 Wednesday, April 27, 2005 12:29 PM
This is a great theme. This is a good shift toward making the desktop a functional space. Nice work. Thanks.
Tominated
Comment #70 Saturday, April 30, 2005 9:10 PM
SICK!
DaBeatmasta
Comment #71 Monday, May 02, 2005 2:59 PM
How do I install it? It doesn't come with a DesktopX suite file, just some .PNG's and others...
It looks like a masterpiece, so I would be thankful if you could help me!
_Martin_
Comment #72 Friday, May 06, 2005 8:08 AM
SHould be a dxtheme file. Maybe XP SP2 renamed it. Change the extension to .dxtheme and it should be fine!
Jumpinfrog
Comment #73 Sunday, May 08, 2005 7:08 PM
I've just tried to install this Desktop theme but Antivirus program has stopped loading saying DesktopX.exe is malicious file and my computer is in danger.Is it virus or spyware?
PhrozenMenace
Comment #74 Thursday, May 12, 2005 7:28 AM
damn martin..you are the mahn big dowwg..this is just too good
_Martin_
Comment #75 Thursday, May 12, 2005 4:07 PM
Jumpinfrog - there are VB scripts in DesktopX themes and some AV programs can be overly sensitive about this. I assume you there is no virus or spyware in it.
chynna calixto
Comment #76 Tuesday, May 17, 2005 5:56 PM
This is like so kool.
yes it is.


im out
choNg623
Comment #77 Monday, May 30, 2005 12:06 AM
Martin how do I make the news feed work? It always says "News not available" clicked the update button many times. Nothing seems to fix it. THANKS! AWSOME SKIN!
mserica
Comment #78 Wednesday, June 01, 2005 3:57 PM
Yes, I also can't figure out how to make the news feed work. Where do I go to put in the news feed url?
_Martin_
Comment #79 Thursday, June 09, 2005 2:43 AM
Sorry - there is a problem in that the BBC have just changed their newsfeed format so the script isn't working for the BBC. I'll try to update it ASAP. The newsfeed URL should be entered by clicking the "?" to the right of the title.

Cheers,

Martin
charms55
Comment #80 Wednesday, June 15, 2005 12:00 AM
Hi Martin,

Great theme, but I am having some problems with it:

The script for your calendar doesn't run on my japanese PCs for some reason. Any calendar built using that script has numerous errors that with my limited experience I can't track down. For example, the Silica calendar runs fine.

The Quick links dialog doesn't show the links. I watched as it loaded this time and the links are there, but they disappear when the screen settles in. Is this a resolution issue? How can I find them and make them show?

Finally, the news dialog shows no news available.

Any help any one can offer would be greatly appreciated.
Charms

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