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Ray Katz
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posted 01-04-2006 08:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ray Katz   Click Here to Email Ray Katz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi!

For Macintosh users with the current operating system, I've created a dashboard widget that searches CollectSpace.

You can pick it up at http://www.raykatz.com/ncc/

P.S. - Robert: I've used the actual CollectSpace logo on the widget; if you don't like this, let me know and I'll remove it...

Robert Pearlman
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posted 01-04-2006 09:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ray, not only don't I mind - I think its very cool! I have a small collection of space-themed widgets but this one jumps to the top of the list as my favorite (for what should be obvious reasons). Thanks!

LT Scott Schneeweis
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posted 01-04-2006 10:10 PM           Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Any prospects for the rest of us non-MAC users to benefit from your work?

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Ray Katz
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posted 01-04-2006 10:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ray Katz   Click Here to Email Ray Katz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It's possible to make a widget for PCs. They would run using Konfabulotor which was purchased by, I believe Google, and is available for free.

To write this kind of widget, I'd need access to a PC to start. I don't even know how to write one, but I'm told they are easier to write than widgets for the Mac.

So, it's possible I could do one...but probably not real soon...

Ray Katz
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posted 01-04-2006 10:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ray Katz   Click Here to Email Ray Katz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Actually, I think Konfabulator was purchased by Yahoo, not Google...

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posted 01-05-2006 06:09 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Choose2Go   Click Here to Email Choose2Go     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Ray! I have it placed right under my lightsaber!

webbrass
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posted 01-05-2006 03:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for webbrass   Click Here to Email webbrass     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the widget Ray! I put it right under my NASA news widget.

As someone whose done a little widget writing and has access to a PC I'd be happy to help if you want to try and port it over to Konfabulator.

Tim

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