How to use 'Live Wallpaper'

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How to use 'Live Wallpaper'

Postby SquidMelon » Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:33 am

Live Wallpaper is a menu bar application. When you click app icon on menu bar, you will see 5 choices

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1. Edit Mode

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This mode is for moving positions of clock, weather, text depend on each theme. You can drag each part to the position that you want or you can click reset to default position.

Once you finish your edit, click on menu bar and choose 'Normal mode'

2. Preferences

You will see a variety of options with 3 tabs; General, Appearance, and Feedback.

General tab
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Appearance tab

Most of the options are in this tab. The detail will be provided later
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Feedback tab
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Re: How to use 'Live Wallpaper'

Postby SquidMelon » Thu Nov 15, 2012 8:54 am

On the Appearance tab, you will see many options to choose

1. Multi Monitor

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Default in unselect. If you select, you will see the arrangement of displays. This arrangement is the same as System Preferences. In order to change display arrangement, you have to change via System Preferences. The red bordered display show the selected display. All options below is for the selected display. If you want to change options on other displays, you have to select the display first.

2. Show Live Wallpaper

This option will allow you to choose to show Live Wallpaper or not in each display.

3. Theme Store
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You can choose a variety of themes. All themes that come from SquidMelon will be listed automatically. When there are updates, it will show icon on that theme so you can click to update. For other custom themes, please see more detail at this link

4. Theme Setting
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After you select themes, you will see the description and credit of the theme. Following with options. Each theme can have different option to choose.

Wallpaper - User can choose their own wallpaper.
Time - User can select the time format and also can hide it.
Custom text - User can enter their own text and also can hide it.
Weather location - User can type city or place to search location or use current location.
Weather source - User can choose weather source between and NOAA. For the NOAA, it only support USA. If you choose NOAA and select other places that is not in USA, it will use for weather forecast.
Weather Time - You have option to hide or show weather time. If you are using NOAA, it will show current weather data with last updated time. If you are using, it will show the forecast weather time. For example, (13:16) means the weather forecast is at 13:00 to 16:00


Temperature Unit - You also can choose temperature unit.
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