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Small docs suggestions

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Jeff
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Small docs suggestions

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Would it be worth it updating the Lunching Special Folders Guide with whatever Microsoft is trying to do with their Windows 10 UWP apps?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/launch-resume/launch-settings-app

I feel like it would be something to have at least some uwp stuff on the docs, better than teaching users the horror of getting UWP shortcut paths
(anyone can make the guide but it will only be available with people with administrative accounts, so people on stuff like work laptops won't be able to shortcut uwp apps, they could just copy the path of the shortcut created on the desktop but this will only clutter the desktop even more)
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Re: Small docs suggestions

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Yeah, I'll look into that.
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https://docs.rainmeter.net/manual/meters/general-options/#WH
Can String and Shape meters and meters which display an image file be changed to String, Shape, and meters which display an image file?
Right now it's really a mouthful to say.
If not, you can always use the oxford comma and transform it to String and Shape meters, and meters which display an image file. (i think)
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Rainmeter Docs wrote:Specifies the width and height of the meter in pixels. The W and H must be defined for all meters except the following: String, Shape, and meters which can display an image file. These meters can determine the width and height automatically.
How's that?

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Brian wrote: September 25th, 2020, 5:45 am How's that?

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Brian wrote: September 25th, 2020, 5:45 am How's that?
Academic, it's much better, thanks!
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Well suggestion numero duo

Right now with NowPlaying's Spotify you can only capture Artist and Track and it's bangs
However, spicetify-cli exists, which can inject custom .css and .js files inside Spotify (both desktop and Windows Store versions).
Khanhas has made a .js file/extension for spicetify-cli which interjects WebNowPlaying's WebSocket port to just send the music data to Rainmeter.
Could spicetify-cli be added to the NowPlaying page as well? Khan wrote a guide on what Rainmeter users should do to make webnowplaying.js work.

The only reason I'm brining this up is because the CAD player requires a third-party file as well, and since it seems that the creator of the NowPlaying measure is busy right now, I think it would be nice to have an alternative/workaround like spicetify-cli on the site.
Only problem with spicetify-cli is the installation process since some people don't have PowerShell or Cmd access because of one marvelous feature with Windows called Group Policies, but that's all.