|Minimum EventGhost Version||N/A|
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This plugin creates a window on your desktop that resembles a remote control. You can customize the buttons that appear, and what they do.
There are three steps to creating a desktop remote control using this plugin:
- Create the remote using
- Add one or more buttons using
- Make the remote visible to the user using
If you hide the standard window decorations on the remote in the first step, then you will also need a fourth step: an action to remove the remote from the screen using.
This plugin has no configuration options.
|N||Y||These events are generated by the buttons on the desktop remote when they are clicked. The The event suffix is specified by individual actions.|
Create New Remote
|Caption||Remote||N||The name of the new remote control window you wish to create.|
This action is the first step in creating a new desktop remote.
There are many other options for customizing the appearance of the remote, which are omitted here for brevity.
|This action does not make the remote control appear. To make the remote control visible, use.|
|Label||(no default)||N||The label to show on the button.|
|Event||(no default)||N||The suffix of the event that will be generated when this button is clicked.|
Adds a new button to the latest remote created by. Adds this button to the right of the last button that was created, unless you put a action before it.
There are many other options for customizing the button, which are omitted here for brevity.
Start New Line
Buttons created after this action are created below buttons created before it.
Causes the remote control window to appear at the screen location that you specify. Can optionally be set to always appear on top, so it can't be hidden behind other windows.
Only one desktop remote can appear at a time; any other visible remote controls are closed when a new one is opened.
|You would normally call macro in which the remote was created.after you've finished adding buttons to your remote. You can add more buttons after the remote is shown, but they won't appear if they aren't added within the same|
Closes the desktop remote control.
|If you created the remote control with a simple border, or with no border, then this action is the only way to close the remote control window.|