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Genteel - A YahooWeather Rainmeter Skin

Base :         Yahoo Weather 
Font Used : AvantGardePro-XLt
Wallpaper : Dropbox

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goosetony Featured By Owner May 27, 2018
i need help

yahoo 935 CAXX0273:1:CA 
pyrofyr Featured By Owner Edited Feb 10, 2018
Hope you've changed your password since you've posted this, I mean it's good form to have by now, but in 'a' password is kinda just there, be careful out there man.
jdp0120 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 24, 2018
Google Drive folder w/ .ini and Desktop Screenshot: (Copy and paste on search bar)
Weather Website:

Want your city's temp? Open weather website>Click on your towns name> on the LOADED page head to the address bar> Copy whatever is after /I/ > Paste on 22nd line
Want Celcius instead of Farenheit? Open the .ini file> Control+F> Search [Variations] (Copy & Paste that) > Delete Type=e line
Want to do it by yourself? Follow CoffeeAllDay instruction's downstairs.
Props to the cleverest man amongst us CoffeeAllDay 
neon2392 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2017
does anyone have a screenshot of the working setup and which specific line to change
whaleonstitlz Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2017
Hey I fixed it, again.

Here's a new ini. I commented out everything I changed.…

Look at the comments in the ini under [Variables] to use it.
KafuiOl Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017
How do I use this thing?
jdp0120 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018
Want to use this widget? Google Rainmeter>Install>Download this file> Head to (Documents>Rainmeter>Skins) and drag the extracted folder in there>Restart PC or refresh program> Head to the little arrow on the bottom right corner of your PC>Right click Rainmeter> Play with it till you get the widget where you want.
mattzyd Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2017  Student Interface Designer
Someone have a file INI ? I lost mine and my link now is delete ;/
bluedek Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
ammarrai Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017
Doesn't work. All I see is the degree symbol.
sherm3721 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2017
Maggra Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017
How do you change it from Fahrenheit to Celsius?
scandii Featured By Owner Edited Feb 17, 2017
change unit to m, like this, without the spaces:

and under variables:
677 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016
This time the issue seems to be because of I tested some cities in Germany, and they are not working. New York, Warsaw, Paris work; London does not work either. I have no idea.
Nuytary Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016

it do not work again... 6 times in 8 month troubles with the weather gadget in rainmeter...
Watchmanz Featured By Owner Edited May 28, 2016
Finally got it working. For people that need an updated weather.ini file, please see pasted file at http :// / i3g0ExU3 (remove the spaces)

Note: you will need to change your location on line 23 to suit your location. This is for Celsius settings - if you need Fahrenheit you will need to follow the previously provided instructions.
ZandorTheBrave Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016
epic, tyvm for sharing
tonyvn1997 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2016
You're my hero
futurestriker Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016
Created an account just to thank you for posting this!! Thanks!!
gbxj Featured By Owner May 29, 2016
You da real MVP
zsfwaw Featured By Owner May 17, 2016
Yeah I can't get this to work at all....I've tried everything CoffeeAllDay said to do aswell as what whaleonstitlz said to do, and it's still completely broken....could one of you maybe just upload your weather.ini and highlight what needs to be changed for us to fix it and work with our variables? It seems like the creator of this skin has completely abandoned it, or something has come up to where they're unable to address the issues with it sadly....
Got it working. Follow CoffeeAllDay's steps to force it to use's api, then replace the 'Url' line with this:

URL="http: //*&unit=#Type#"

You can take the space out, the website thinks it's spam if I don't have it there.
I found this fix by copying this line from DINAJ2 (which I can't get working properly :( ) and changing the variables.
RigorousEye Featured By Owner May 27, 2016  Professional Photographer
Worked for me as well. Thanks!
TefazXO Featured By Owner May 18, 2016
worked for me, thanks
mattzyd Featured By Owner May 15, 2016  Student Interface Designer
Doesn't work for me :/ 

it is good fill ?
URL="http: //*&unit=#C#"

I must delete " sign from there ? and where i must to copy this ? 
After this ? 



whaleonstitlz Featured By Owner May 16, 2016
If you fill it in remove the #'s, those mean it's a variable.

Under [mWeatherRSS] there should be a line like "", replace it with my line or comment it out with ';' and add my line. Follow CoffeeAllDay's steps and comment out the whole [MeasureWeatherRSS] section.
mattzyd Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Student Interface Designer
It's kind of funny but i can't do it :/ I changed lines as "CoffeeAllDay" like this:

In the [MeasureWeatherDesc] section:

    change Url= line to:                       Url=[mWeatherRSS]
    change the StringIndex= line to:    StringIndex=19

In the [MeasureWeatherTemp] section:
   change the Url= line to:                Url=[mWeatherRSS]
   change the StringIndex= line to:   StringIndex=17

But still don't know what to do with this
URL="http: //*&unit=#C"

The Weather code and spot with Type it is good filled ? I must delete the " sign (quotation marks) ? Or do it something with Hash # ? 

If You can pls paste your code or add media to comment OR If You have a time send me on mail all this file with weather.ini  
My mail is my nick from deviant (
whaleonstitlz Featured By Owner May 19, 2016
Yeah delete all the #'s so it looks like this:

URL="http: //*&unit=C"

If that doesn't work I'll paste my ini.
mattzyd Featured By Owner Edited May 19, 2016  Student Interface Designer
oh... Now works but I must change unit to degrees celsius
Thanks You

Ehh I feel so stupid right now 

EDIT: Ok now it's everything fine ! 


   Here is space (You must delete the space after http)   There: Paste code of city (after Unit must be like this below)
Url=http ://*&unit=#Type#&dayf=6

INI File *delete space after http
http ://
builong379 Featured By Owner May 14, 2016
It worked, thanks
mattzyd Featured By Owner May 13, 2016  Student Interface Designer
Broke for me too ;/ 
nobodyx01 Featured By Owner May 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
This skin broke for me, anyone having a similar issue?

I've done the edits stated below by CoffeeAllDay, but still nothing
AnnoyingDude42 Featured By Owner May 8, 2016
How do I change from F to C? Putting c in doesn't work.
Kuroi-Tenchi Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2016
Can i get a working code as a PM? I tried everything CoffeeAllDay wrote.
Your's is just fine, or if you can Stockholm, Sweden temp in Celsius. 

SWXX0031   (:1:SW)…

Commented out [MeasureWeatherRSS] with
// & changed  urls to mWeatherRss + stringindex. Still nothing, no numbers
Kuroi-Tenchi Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2016
Just changing yahoo url too… worked for 1 second then it died again. Happened before with another fix following the guide below, altough it was in farenheit
PurpleSpartan101 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How do I get the smaller number to describe the weather instead of giving me 2 temperatures? 
Myhrddin Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Please update your skin so it'll work again.
Thank you.

Have really enjoyed having a clean, simple indicator like this for at-a-glance info.
Thanks for that too.!
rokkr7 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016
There's code listed a few comments down that will fix it
Myhrddin Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Will give it a go.  Thanks for the info.!
SilverFox92 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016
Any way I can change the icon color of the weather? I can change the color of everything else EXCEPT that
zsfwaw Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2016
I've been trying to figure that out as well, I don't think you can :/....took a little bit of working around to figure out how to actually change the HEX codes for everything else so it would work (you just need to delete the # in front of it, so basically you would change FontColor=#ffffff to FontColor=BFB39 (or your desired HEX code color). You can also do RGB ie change FontColor=#ffffff to Fontcolor= 26, 26, 26 (and just pick your numbers)

However,  I have NO idea on how to change the icon colors, and I'm assuming because they're just icons you can't or we just need to figure out a command line to add that would force a color change.
rokkr7 Featured By Owner Edited Apr 14, 2016
You can use a photo editor and manually change the colors since icons are pictures generally in a folder with the skin. I used GIMP and it worked perfectly. You can use the hex value to get the exact color
ReItih Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016
Im having problems with the words and numbers not displaying, is there a fix?
CoffeeAllDay Featured By Owner Edited Apr 1, 2016
Yep, the problem is that Yahoo started requiring authentication for access to their API's, which is where this skin was getting the temp and description.  The fix is to not use Yahoo.  See below for instructions on using

BTW, completely separate tip, but I found that adding this line to the [MeterIcon] section was pretty handy:


(change the httpX to https -- I wrote it that way so the comments parser here would not reformat the text as a link.)  This will make the icon clickable so that it opens the site in your browser.

nobodyx01 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Could this skin be updated for weather only? The Yahoo weather is all out of whack and isn't working for any skins :/
hugefatguy Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016
same here! keep getting RegExp matching error (-1) in the error log :/
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