Big Ben
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Big Ben

Updated May 21, 2006 by Garibaldi99


Fairyy~
Comment #1 Sunday, May 21, 2006 7:29 AM
This was pretty good but...you really should of just included the widget in the file.

You could of uploaded it to the DX Object gallery too. But putting both in file was unnecessary...it made the file 1.5 mbs and people on dial up dont want to d/load large files just to delete them..but i liked the chimes
Garibaldi99
Comment #2 Sunday, May 21, 2006 8:18 AM
Thanks Fairry,

I wanted to give people the option to change the clock face and suchlike if they didn't like it.
You're quite right, guess I'm so used to broadband I don't think about download times! Doh!
I'll bear it in mind for the future tho' - thanks for the tip.

Fairyy~
Comment #3 Monday, May 22, 2006 4:06 PM
Thanks Fairry,

I wanted to give people the option to change the clock face and suchlike if they didn't like it.
You're quite right, guess I'm so used to broadband I don't think about download times! Doh!
I'll bear it in mind for the future tho' - thanks for the tip.


I understand ..you could still put it in the objects gallery too but most just export them back to a widget.

Dial-up people ...pain in the neck huh
seldomseen
Comment #4 Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:16 PM
This is nice! Just tried it and looks like I'll have it on the desktop for awhile. Using it as a widget, checked the file and tried the long chimes...will use them for on-the-hour setting only(or when company's over ).
I remember dialup...
seldomseen
Comment #5 Thursday, May 25, 2006 12:49 AM
Got to be the Best. Clock. Ever!
Garibaldi99
Comment #6 Thursday, May 25, 2006 7:27 AM
Many thanks seldomseen.
Very glad you like it.
I find the chimes useful for reminding me that I've been sitting at my 'pooter screen for far too long!
Stew2000
Comment #7 Tuesday, May 30, 2006 6:02 AM
It's really good. but... I think it's too small, and shouldn't the hour chimes duration be longer?
But other from that, It's a good job
Garibaldi99
Comment #8 Tuesday, May 30, 2006 8:59 AM
Thanks Stew,
I did it quite small 'cos I only use 1024x768 and don't like my desktop to be too cluttered - it did start life v.large but I scaled it down.
Well spotted on the hourly bongs duration (do you live in Westminster or something? ) - they are a bit longer in real life but I trimmed it down. You could always change the duration of the timer in the script if you like (I think maybe 3000, rather than 2500 would be about right).
Stew2000
Comment #9 Tuesday, May 30, 2006 10:02 AM
Thats interesting Garibaldi (nice name) I'll have a go at changing the duration.
(I live in East Sussex, bout 60 miles from London)
I have another comment (more of a question) Have you thought of making the whole building into widget instead of just the clock face?
Stew2000
Comment #10 Tuesday, May 30, 2006 10:02 AM
Oops Double post

I'm gonna make use of my double post...
when altering the object.settimer there is 100,2000 and 200,2500. what does the 100 and 200 part do?
Garibaldi99
Comment #11 Tuesday, May 30, 2006 11:23 AM
Been playing with other toys recently Stew, but nice idea - I'll look into it when I have time.
Garibaldi99
Comment #12 Wednesday, May 31, 2006 3:47 PM
The 100 and 200 are just labels to indicate the Sub name (Sub Object_OnTimernnn) where nnn is the timer label). Check out the Scripting Introduction in the Developer's Guide.
Purrdy
Comment #13 Tuesday, July 24, 2007 10:20 AM
I downloaded the BigBen DXpack from skinbase - Love it but....The hands keep falling off the clock?

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