Dragon Desktop
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Dragon Desktop

Updated Jul 13, 2005 by MountainDragon

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Nail Z Bunny
Comment #1 Saturday, July 16, 2005 2:27 PM
I like it.
Comment #2 Saturday, July 16, 2005 4:22 PM
how do i go about applying this theme? im new to this
Comment #3 Saturday, July 16, 2005 7:39 PM
Simply Steller As good as an old favorite guitar with a new set of strings
Comment #4 Sunday, July 17, 2005 8:44 PM
NZB - Thanks
sc0obizzle - The download should result in a .DxTheme file. You should be able to double-click on it and it will be opened with DesktopX, if you have it. If you don't, then go here:Link

snarph - That's high praise! (I know exactly what you mean )
Comment #5 Monday, July 18, 2005 11:10 AM
very nice as usual.. any chance of a smaller version for us 1024 x 768 folks?
Firedogs Ron Son Jose
Comment #6 Monday, July 18, 2005 8:18 PM
Norton throws up Malicious Script. Why do you think this is happening?
Comment #7 Monday, July 18, 2005 10:58 PM
FR&SJ - Not sure - don't use Norton myself, but it could be the mail checker script? Is there a way you can tell Norton to ignore DesktopX scripts?
Comment #8 Monday, July 18, 2005 10:59 PM
glowster - It could happen, not sure when I will have time, though.
Mark Milliman
Comment #9 Thursday, July 21, 2005 5:09 PM
Great theme! It is very useful and easy to customize. I have made my tweaks and will enjoy using it for a long time. There is just one thing that I would like to customize. It's the media player. I would prefer to use RealPlayer or iTunes instead of WMP. I know that there is no API for RealPlayer so I'll use iTunes. You have scripted the buttons. Any suggestions on how to change them and the other controls to use iTunes instead of WMP? I am not a DX3 expert although I can modify scripts and objects without any trouble. Give me a nudge and I'll make the appropriate changes.

Comment #10 Thursday, July 21, 2005 5:23 PM
Mark - Actually, I based the media player on the work of Tiggz, in his K-Media widget. I liked the way he handled playlist selection, versus the method used in most DX Player based widgets. The trade-off was that he used an Active-X MS-Media player control as the basis, and as such would require it to be pretty much rebuild completely to do what you want. I will possbily do a media player that works with the theme that uses the more generic DX Player, but it could be a while. In the meantime, I would suggest that you either just use it as is, or remove it from the theme and download another player widget that works the way you want. (To remove it, just right-click on the player and select Remove (or Delete if you are in Builder Mode) and select Yes to the question about related objects.)
Mark Milliman
Comment #11 Thursday, July 21, 2005 5:30 PM
I began modifying the widget but you have too much coded to just easily port to DXPlayer. Your auto hide feature makes the mods non trivial. I would forgo auto hide but I find it too valuable. So I will most likely not use it until you have time to make the changes. I suppose I could hack the script if I could figure out how to subsititute iTunes for WMP.

Comment #12 Friday, July 22, 2005 4:02 AM
Exceptional Desktop Theme . Great Work

Comment #13 Friday, July 22, 2005 9:02 AM
Xenon - Thanks
Comment #14 Friday, July 22, 2005 4:56 PM
Mark - I've uploaded a DX object that you might want to take a look at. It's a sample docking/autohide object that you could easily adapt as the backing for a DX Player. It should be out of moderation in a day or two.
Comment #15 Saturday, July 23, 2005 1:20 PM
I just wanted to say that from looking at your preview the Theme looks great..unfortunately the resolution isnt what im use to. buzzh58 made me a DesktopX theme geared for a fairy using 800x600 resolution. I know very few use that reso....

but that doesnt mean I cant comment on your effort..
Comment #16 Saturday, July 23, 2005 5:11 PM
Thanks Fairyy - you've always been very supportive
Comment #17 Sunday, July 24, 2005 12:26 PM
I'm having several script errors that are making this theme impossible to use. I get server type errors on the e-mail objects, and I'm getting an error on the help button. In addition, the menu bar jumps even when I dock it. I've deleted my old version and downloaded it today, but no changes. Please help me. The theme looks great, but its too buggy to use.
Comment #18 Sunday, July 24, 2005 1:45 PM
im new to all of this and well i noticed that in some of the themes on this site on the menues they have some programs on there taht i dont want. for example lets say i didnt want photoshop in one of the drop down menues. how would i erase photoshop and put in a new shortcut?
Comment #19 Sunday, July 24, 2005 3:42 PM
Tycho7 - I haven't had reports on these kinds of issues, and I'm not experiencing them here, so I need to know what your system is like: what Windows version, DesktopX version, what else you have running, etc.

shrapnal - In general, if it is a shortcut type object, then use Set Target on the DesktopX right-click menu for the object. However, it also depends on how the person who put together the object or theme did it, so I would address the question directly to the author. If you are working with the Dragon Desktop, then I would look at the help first.
Comment #20 Sunday, July 24, 2005 3:53 PM
Mountaindragon- whenever i can set target but how do i change the name in the menu?Also how do i create a shortcut on a menu?

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