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Artist's Note

Rota H.U.D.

*Disk Dock is NOT included. Get it here -->

Features:

- Weather (modified vClouds)
- RSS Feed (modified from "Newspaper Desktop by Tatenokai)
- Time
- System info: RAM, CPU, HDD 1, HDD 2, Up Time.

Define your variables in: My Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Rota HUD\Variables.txt

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Suite / Rota H.U.D. (includes 2 works)

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Comments (29)

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canuckken says:

Its a nice skin. See my ss of it in action here.

Mon, Sep 19th at 09:59pm (3 years ago)
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Uirapuru says:

oh boy this is marvelous

Mon, Sep 26th at 01:44pm (3 years ago)
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I love this but how do you change the weather location?

Wed, Sep 28th at 07:57pm (3 years ago)
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Ralston87 says:

I am with pyro angel. I would like to be able to mod this to have the weather in my area! But otherwise this is a great skin.

Fri, Sep 30th at 11:46pm (3 years ago)
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canuckken says:

At pyro_angel and Ralston87. ExtraCycle told you how to do it in the Artist Note section but maybe its not clear enough so I will tell you how to get the weather working for your area.
First just click on the weather skin and it will open the weather.com site. Then you just type in the name of your area in the search bar. Once it has found your location go to the address bar and in the URL you will see your weather code. My code looks like this CAXX0219.
Now copy that code and go to your documents folder where your rainmeter skins are and open the Rota H.U.D folder. In that folder you will see a variables.txt file. Open that file and paste and replace the code in the file with your code.
Save and close the .txt file and refresh the weather skin. You should now have weather information for your area.

Sun, Oct 2nd at 12:45am (3 years ago)
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dberry3 says:

How would a noob like me change the format of the clock to standard time not military time?

Tue, Oct 4th at 12:21am (3 years ago)
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canuckken says:

@dberry. You need to edit the info .ini Close to the top you will see a time section. Change the time format from this %H:%M:%S to this %I:%M:%S
That will give you standard time.

Tue, Oct 4th at 03:05pm (3 years ago)
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dberry3 says:

@canuckken Thanks I figured it out finally! I have never done anything like this, and it has consumed my life figuring out all this code stuff lol. Any suggestions on where to learn?

Wed, Oct 5th at 01:00am (3 years ago)
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canuckken says:

Try here.

Wed, Oct 5th at 05:34am (3 years ago)
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dberry3 says:

thanks for this skin

Fri, Oct 7th at 09:51am (3 years ago)
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tank0930 says:

A wonderful skin and really like it. Thanks.

Sat, Oct 8th at 08:56pm (3 years ago)
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@pyro_angel @Ralston87 Go to weather.com and type in your city and state in the search box and hit enter. At the end of the web address there should be a code like this USMN0503. Copy that code. Now right click on the weather panel and choose Edit Skin. Under [Variables] type in Location= and paste that weather.com code. Also, if you want to change the temp to Fahrenheit, below that type Unit=F

For example, my variables look like this:
[Variables]


@Include=#ROOTCONFIGPATH#Variables.txt

FontFace=BankGothic Lt BT
FontColor=10,10,10
FontColor2=10,10,10
FontColor3=10,10,10
FontColor4=10,10,10
FontSize=11
FontSize2=15
Location=USMN0503
Unit=F

Tue, Oct 11th at 02:48am (3 years ago)
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Ha! just saw @canuckken had already answered and with a better answer!

Tue, Oct 11th at 02:50am (3 years ago)
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wocky says:

Hello. Newbie here. I downloaded the file but I can't install it. I tried to open rainstaller.cfg in WordPad and I saw some info but not on how to install it. How can I install it? Sorry its my first time to try this things out.

Thu, Oct 13th at 11:27pm (3 years ago)
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canuckken says:

Wocky you don't install rainmeter files (rmskins) with wordpad. You need to download and install rainmeter which is free software.

Fri, Oct 14th at 08:12pm (3 years ago)
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Ralston87 says:

how would you install a rainmeter skin that is a .rar file? and also the zip files confuse me sometimes

Sun, Oct 16th at 02:58pm (3 years ago)
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Rain003 says:

Ok I know this is getting old, but how do I work the weather thing. I understand that I go to weather.com and copy the code from the url, problem is that I'm in the US and for us (at least I think) weather.com just uses our area codes. Now area codes are just 5 numbers not codes like canuckken's example. I tried just putting in my area code and got nothing, also tried putting in my state and town initials along with my area code and nothing. Am I just being stupid here or is there some trick that I'm missing?

Tue, Dec 13th at 02:18pm (2 years ago)
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louiez says:

if I don't have objectdock, i would spend some time to suite it as part of my desktop. I have downloaded it and I would say it's a master piece. very unique design.

Wed, Jan 25th at 12:36am (2 years ago)
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jpleite says:

So I tried this weather thing as described, but it's not showing up.

Tue, Jan 31st at 05:59pm (2 years ago)
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ifergus says:

Hi I can't get it to show Celsius I tried Unit=C
it still shows Fahrenheit?

Thu, Feb 23rd at 05:43am (2 years ago)
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connor23 says:

This is great, but I am having some problems with the weather not always showing up. Usually it works, but after a half hour or so all the fields will be blank with no picture or at least one of them will be missing until I refresh all. Some times refreshing doesnt even fix it.

Mon, Mar 12th at 07:13pm (2 years ago)
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How do I make it show the vlc player playing there?
When I try to it tells me in a black box "Define Player
Name"
thank you.

Sun, Jun 24th at 01:07am (2 years ago)
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Also why the dragging option is gray?

Sun, Jun 24th at 04:59am (2 years ago)
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xtcvv2 says:

Is there any way to get my youtube subscribtion updates in the RSS feed thingy?

Sat, Jun 30th at 07:30pm (2 years ago)
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the weather want work at all ive tried everything time change worked fine no weather at all

Sun, Dec 2nd at 01:12pm (1 year ago)
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oh yeah the rss feed not working

Sun, Dec 2nd at 01:13pm (1 year ago)
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is this 64 or 32 bit by the way

Sun, Dec 2nd at 01:24pm (1 year ago)
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Is there a way to add additional hdds to the info panel?

Also, my disk dock doesn't fit neatly into the curve of the info panel either. Is there a way to resize one or both?

Thu, Jan 17th at 05:31pm (1 year ago)
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about the disk, I can't seem to edit the input bars to get the icons to go the programs i want them to go. i click, i type what i want and it doesnt save. help?

Mon, Sep 1st at 08:10pm (2 months ago)


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on September 11th, 2011

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