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System.Gadget.SideShow object

[The Windows Gadget Platform/Sidebar is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. ]

Defines the properties, methods, and events that provide Windows Sidebar functionality on Windows Vista SideShow devices.

Members

The System.Gadget.SideShow object has these types of members:

Events

The System.Gadget.SideShow object has these events.

EventDescription
applicationEvent

Event fired when a SideShow device event occurs.

Note  applicationEvent is not fully supported in Sidebar.

 

Methods

The System.Gadget.SideShow object has these methods.

MethodDescription
addImage

Adds an image element to the SideShow device.

addText

Adds a text element to the SideShow device.

enabled

Retrieves whether SideShow is supported.

remove

Removes an element specified by a content ID.

removeAll

Removes all gadget content.

setFriendlyName

The display name for the SideShow gadget.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows 7

End of server support

Windows Server 2008

IDL

Sidebar.idl

DLL

Sidebar.Exe (version 1.00 or later)

See also

Other Resources
Windows SideShow: MSDN
Windows SideShow: Windows Hardware Developer Central

 

 

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