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Windows Sidebar 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. ]

The Windows Sidebar and gadget architecture consists of three components. The functionality of these components is exposed through the scripting elements described in this section.

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Gadgets for Windows Sidebar - Gadget Object Reference

This section describes the Sidebar scripting elements that provide gadget functionality, such as Sidebar and gadget state and event handling.

Gadgets for Windows Sidebar - System Object Reference

This section describes the Sidebar scripting elements that provide access to system functionality, such as file, network, and operating system information.

Gadgets for Windows Sidebar - Presentation Object Reference

This section describes the three 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).

 

 

 

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