Desktop Timer
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Desktop Timer

Updated Jan 10, 2004 by thames

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Comment #1 Sunday, January 11, 2004 7:08 PM
GREAT! This is going to come in really handy for me, been looking for a simple little desktop timer.
One thing though, this may very well be my fault but when I originally loaded it, the visible property on the relation tab is set to "no". Had it uncheck it to see the timer. Was that intentional? Again very cool, thanks.
Comment #2 Sunday, January 11, 2004 11:39 PM
Thanks for the feedback. No, that wasn't intentional, i.e. not intentional for consumption by others "out of the box". I have Visible set to "no" b/c I control its visibility with an ObjectController object. That way I can easily hide/unhide it with a separate button. I guess I should change it but I'm not sure that one change would warrant an update.
Thanks again for your comment, and while I'm broadcasting I should mention that this was inspired by "Egg Timer Plus v1.11" by Carl Schell, which is a standalone app for Windows.
Comment #3 Thursday, March 4, 2004 11:08 AM
How do you make it visible if you can't find it to click on it?
Comment #4 Saturday, March 6, 2004 11:33 PM
If you look in the Object Navigator you can find its name. Then you right-click on it which will give you some options, among which is Properties. There you can switch the Visibility manually.
Anyway, I've made a new object which is awaiting approval which combines this timer with a clock and stopwatches. This new object deals with issues of visibility, and all other issues I could think off, much more carefully and user-oriented.
Comment #5 Thursday, November 26, 2009 8:24 AM
Can you make a timer that changes an object at set times of the day??????????

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