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Edge Suite | Beta 0.8 by KreDoc Edge Suite | Beta 0.8 by KreDoc
Welcome to my first Rainmeter Suite! "Edge" is a powerful Rainmeter Suite that focuses on providing multiple User support for your different needs based on location, situation, or Windows machine, while delivering the latest Rainmeter features through a wide variety of skins. Furthermore, "Edge" is designed to provide a very easy environment for theming, making it the only suite that will be able to transform to match *any* Windows Visual Style (more about "Themes" in the future).

Skins included:

  • Actions
  • Chat
  • Clock (Digital/Analog)
  • ColorPicker
  • Date
  • Gmail
  • Google Reader
  • Launcher
  • Music Player
  • Notes
  • Quotes
  • Google Search
  • System
  • Wallpaper
  • Weather
  • Youtube


Rainmeter 2.4 beta r1598 is required. Get it from here.

General Guide

When you install "Edge", the Start skin will be loaded automatically. It is a wizard skin, which will guide you through the necessary steps to use the suite. Creating a User is mandatory. Even if you just want to use "Edge" without all the extra User features, you must create a new User.
Lastly, the wizard prompts you to enter some more variables, and explain how skins work. It will be expanded in the future.

Skin abilities

Most of the skins come with some shared abilities, to create a consistent suite experience. Some of them include:
  • The Edit button: This button launches a GUI which let you easily change User variables. RIGHT click opens the variables file in your default config editor.
  • MIDDLE click: Middle clicking on ANY skin background will close the skin. Personal Preference, so I would like your opinion about that.
  • Hover: Hovering many skins enables some buttons and options that weren't visible before.
  • Scroll wheel: Many skins support scrolling for changing pages and items. Make sure to check that out.


PLEASE, PLEASE PLEASE visit the the forum thread, where a FAQ, detailed Instructions and help are waiting for you. Also, consider that this is a stable, but beta release, so there may be problems. Please try to contact me, to get them solved.

Credits:

There are so many people to thank. I will very soon provide specific links for anything that I've used from the guys below. Please forgive me if I let someone out now, I will add you as soon as I remember you. To the ones I can currently remember :
Code:
JSMorley, Kaelri, smurfier, RedK, Pho3niX, Mordasius, Poiru, JoBu, fediafedia, and depicus.
Design:
neiio, Gaia '10 team, cooliographistyle, lysy1993lbn, DijaySazon, kiko11, zainadeel, kAtz93 and SolMiler.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2013-11-14
Edge Suite | Beta 0.8 by ~KreDoc ( Suggested by ihamo and Featured by fediaFedia )
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SHBDN2107 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
how to setting weather ?
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:icondmalhar:
DMalhar Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Very fine work.
Doesn't seem a beta version.
thank you all for creating this.
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:iconoddfacade:
OddFacade Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
I've visited the FAQ page, but there doesn't seem to be anything about inserting a weather code. 

It'd also be very nice if this had a Recycle Bin module. The skin is absolutely beautiful, but it's missing two heavy functionality modules that break the deal.
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MystalurDimensh Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Professional General Artist

Hi! I really love this theme, but I seem to be having some sort of bug and I think it is not working properly. Yes, I've read the FAQ, but this is totally different as there is no trace of such issue I have.


When I'm installing the theme a setup screen appears and asks me for username, dropbox, weather code, etc., you know the drill. The thing is, when I enter any of the variables it asks me, they just disappear! For example, there is a dummy variable 'USER', I type the username I want and when I click outside of it or NEXT button the field goes empty. Exactly the same thing happens with weather any other things in this setup of yours. Going back does not reset the text fields, there is no way to click on them and the typing cursor | does not appear.

I've noticed this when I couldn't get weather to work and my username folder is not present anywere in ~resources > Users.

I'm still able to use all the skins like notes, system, clock, etc., but I really would like to get weather to work.


I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and latest stable realese of Rainmeter - 3.0.2 r2161 64-bit.


Please tell me what I'm doing wrong or how to set things up manually.

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:iconavailz:
Availz Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Neat
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:iconthegalleryofeve:
TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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ShaozChampion Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is really good ^^ what exactly is Rainmeter?

Congrats on your DD ^^ 
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DeathTheKidDTK Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
lol jk.
it's like a phone or tablet.
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:iconfediafedia:
fediaFedia Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Actually it's an application for windows
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:icondeaththekiddtk:
DeathTheKidDTK Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
It is ?
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:iconshaozchampion:
ShaozChampion Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
xD ah, I've never heard of it lol
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:icondeaththekiddtk:
DeathTheKidDTK Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
It's a made up one I think
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:icondeaththekiddtk:
DeathTheKidDTK Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
It's a snake in a man's pants that makes it rain when it goes in a girls tunnel.
:XD:
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:iconfranz32:
Franz32 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is pretty cool looking 0w0 Nothing I love more than a smexy new GUI
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:iconthisuserhasbeenbann:
Thisuserhasbeenbann Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Well done!
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:iconisaac-norman1:
Isaac-Norman1 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Looks really cool. I can see how much time you spent on this, because things that take a while look good. :D
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:iconiridescentcatalyst:
IridescentCatalyst Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Neat creation! Congrats on the DD!
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:iconkirschenwasser:
Kirschenwasser Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Congratulations to the well deserved DD! :happybounce: LOL
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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:iconsara-designs:
sara-designs Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Could you please help it tells me "Invalid file in:" :o (Eek) No, I disagree! 
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sara-designs Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
congrats Clap 
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mizzmint Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on having your piece featured as one of today's Daily Deviations! <3
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robson666 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist
congratulations to the well deserved Daily Deviation  Clap
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yarahavie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
how to make wallpaper into 2 parts with different pictures ??? please help me :)
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:iconjessiejea:
jessiejea Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
There's a problem: the launcher can't display more than 8 apps though I believe I have set app9 and app10 correctly
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jessiejea Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013
The best rainmeter skin suit I've ever found! Thanks for sharing.
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dctoe Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
A beautiful suite. Thanks for sharing!
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EpiclyDelicious Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
This is exactly what I have been looking for. I've always loved wallpapers but hated how big they looked on my 32" TV or even a monitor. The wallpaper skin is EXACTLY what I needed! On top of that, everything is nice, clean, semi-transparent, and has an easy interface! I do admit I was confused on everything at first, but I looked through the comments, support, FAQ, and used logic to piece everything together. I came through and am developing my most favorite desktop EVER! I've never been so happy. :) Suggestions from myself are possibly fixing the YouTube Thumbnails(I don't know if they work or not.), give us the option to stick with one quote that we like in the quote skin, a Twitter feed skin, a Facebook feed skin, fix the artwork in the music player(I don't know if this even works either.), give us the ability to change/have more music programs compatible with the music player skin(if it's not already available, let us make the Gmail feed skin use other mail website such as Hotmail, and I think that about does it for me. I really want to thank you for this awesome skin and all it has to offer! I'm very picky with my skins, well, anything really, and yours was picked as the best! I'd really like my suggestions to be implemented as well. I saw on the forum thread that you are dealing with school and completely understand that, but I just want you to know that I absolutely love this skin! :) Thanks again!
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gaejin Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
I loved it, but the wallpaper doesn't work for me.
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
Do you refer to the wallpaper skin? Or the preview's wallpaper? If you have a problem with a skin, please open the Log and send me a note with the issue that appears. :)
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kaz28100 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
Nice i love it =)
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
Thank you!
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WakingNightmare2091 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
I Don't know if i did Something wrong but I looked it up Several times and with no luck i am unable to find anything regarding my issue. well I followed everything correctly with setting the weather but when i open the Skin it just shows a tiny little circle and the log says Webparser.dll: [mWeather] Matching error! (-1) Is there some simple trick i am missing?.. Sometimes i miss the simple things
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
Hello, and thanks for using my suite!
Please load the "Actions" skin and left click the "Edit" button to access the Suite variables. Verify there that "Weather" and "WeatherUnit" have been set correctly. Also, please share them to me, so that I can try with your location. :)
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WakingNightmare2091 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
Oh thank you! i guess it didn't set when i went through the little set up thingy! its working now :) thank you so much! I knew it was something simple!!!
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
You 're welcome! :)
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:iconsiriuseye:
SiriusEye Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Notes are not showing Cyrillic letters((( And again about Google Reader: how to put more than 5 news on the first page of skin? And make letters smaller?
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Thank you for using Edge! As far as Notes is concerned, that is a known issue. I'll try to fix it in the next version. For now, open the skin and set CodePage=1251 under the [mNotes] section. Google Reader can't do any of these, if you want to do it you have to do it manually. Making the fonts smaller is quite easy, just lower the FontSize settings in the skin. The maxinum number per page is more difficult, though, you 'll have to edit the .lua file.
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SiriusEye Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Oh. I got it. I created a bundle, set proper link and all worked! Great job!
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SiriusEye Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
Am I doing something wrong? In Google Reader I set URL "lenta.ru/rss", then click update, and the window remains blank.
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RTShields Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Its not working for me properly, not sure why o0?
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Hi! :) Could you tell me what is the problem? Did it installed correctly? Did the "Start" skin loaded successfully? Did you input a username? If you feel like your response will need more space than a DeviantArt reply, please visit the Rainmeter forums thread [link] , and post your reply. I'm looking forward to your feedback.
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:iconrtshields:
RTShields Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Ah I got it going now, it needed to run with the beta version but I generally do finals
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Oh, I see. Yes, a beta Rainmeter version is required. Don't worry though, a Rainmeter beta is a beta only by name; it is completely stable. :)
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:iconrtshields:
RTShields Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
that's what they said about the Pompeii beta :P lol thanks though.
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BG0812 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, good job!
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012
Thank you!
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wulfgar65 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Top Thx : )
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:iconkredoc:
KreDoc Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
:)
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