[Workshop] Laptop Status Indicator by smurfier, journal
[Workshop] Laptop Status Indicator
Wifi and Battery meters are a staple of laptop users and are incredibly easy to create.
ImageCrop, ImageTint, and all of the other Image related features are a very useful feature of Rainmeter opening a whole new method of creating dynamic images. We're also going to use some neat tricks with DyanamicVariables, Substitution, and Conditional Statements to make the battery indicator change color and blink when the battery is low.
Below is our example skin.
Note: The big reason we're using ImageCrop instead of a Bar meter is that when using an Image with a Bar meter, the Image cannot be scaled.
We need to start by grabbing
Welcome to the latest Rainmeter Workshop! Today we are going to make a skin for performing internet searches using a variety of search engine options. Our example skin is below.
As always, our first step is to create our [Rainmeter] section.
Since our skin relies on user input, there's no need to have it update on a regular interval. Setting the update to -1 tells the skin to update once, and only once.
Next up is the [Variables] section. We need to create a variable to use later on so we know which one of our search engine we are going to be using. This will also make it easier to create an i