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Gadgets for Windows Sidebar - Presentation Object Reference

[ The Windows Gadget Platform/Sidebar is available for use in the following versions of Windows: Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. ]

This section describes the three Windows Sidebar scripting elements that define gadget presentation functionality such as backgrounds, images, and text handling. These elements are composed of g:background, g:text, and g:image along with the gimage protocol (described in more detail in Developing a Gadget for Windows Sidebar Part 2: The G:BACKGROUND, G:IMAGE, G:TEXT Presentation Elements and GIMAGE Protocol).

Presentation Reference

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TopicDescription

background

Note  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.

Declares a gadget background with content and properties.

image

Note  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.

Specifies an image element to display in a gadget.

text

Note  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.

Specifies a text element to display in a gadget.

 

For More Information

For Windows Vista User Experience Guidelines, see Windows Vista User Experience Guidelines for the Sidebar

 

 

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