Gadgets for Windows Sidebar - Presentation Object Reference

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


Declares a gadget background with content and properties.


Specifies an image element to display in a gadget.


Specifies a text element to display in a gadget.


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



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