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illustro Notes ~ Patch 1.2018.05.09

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:: Features ::
  • illustro style
  • in-the-skin editing of up to 16 notes
  • ability to move notes up/down in the list
  • strike-through the current note ~ right-click to restore (v1.2018.03.11) 
  • delete the current note
  • middle-click to copy highlighted note to the clipboard
  • double-click to edit note
  • enlarged buttons for better touch screen function
  • corrected strike-through of added note and re-positioning (v1.2018.03.12)

I packaged the skin as a patch to illustro, so if you already have illustro installed, it will add a Notes folder to your current illustro installation and not make any changes to other existing illustro skins.

If illustro is not installed, it will install in a new illustro/Notes folder in your skins folder.

:: Credits ::
killall-q for LUA code
Webdings font (@ Resources\Fonts)
Rainmeter Team for illustro style

:: History ::
v 1.2018.05.09
Bullet; Yellow  Modified highlight to a neutral color (per request)
Bullet; Yellow  Minor text alignment changes

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godshun's avatar

It didn't displayed font in my language, can you tell me how to fix it

Eclectic-Tech's avatar

Not really... You could try changing the encoding of the 'illustro/Notes/Notes.ini' file from ANSI to USC-2 LE BOM. Open the file in a text editor (like Notepad++) and save as the same name but encoded as USC-2 LE BOM. Refresh All in Rainmeter and try the skin again.

godshun's avatar

tks so much for your help

bluebleu27's avatar

Can you teach me how to add Skype to the programs? I can't seem to link it properly. I already tried pasting the entire path to the exe file. :/

121111111111's avatar

Is there an easy way to double the size of everything? This is on a 3rd screen 50" TV on my opposite wall and gets very hard to read. I changed a few things but it always threw off proportions.

Eclectic-Tech's avatar

No. This was designed in the illustro style which is ~10 years old and not easily scaled. You could try my illusta suite, I believe the notes in that package are scalable.

carfo's avatar

Nice notes widget! Is it possible to make the background transparent without making everything transparent?

Eclectic-Tech's avatar

Edit skin, in [Rainmeter] section, replace




; Background=#@#background.png



Save and refresh.

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Harkeerat16's avatar
Hehe, love the reference to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy! Also, awesome design and features <3
CCreativeCND's avatar
Good skin!
I recommend changing 'HighlightColor' to '0,0,0'.
HighlightColor by CCreativeCND  
Eclectic-Tech's avatar
Yes, the original is a bit "jarring"... modified the highlight color to a dark color.
I also modified the edit buttons to use a different mouse over/leave color.

Made a few minor tweaks to clean up text positioning.

Thanks for the comment! 
beq24's avatar
Nice skin +fav :happybounce: Rage Hug Giggle Nod Love I am a dummy! Clap La la la la 
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