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JDMT
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WAN IP doesn't display, and Calendar disappears

Post by JDMT »

OK I've been using RainMeter for about a day now, I've gotten past a few problems, but there are two that I just can seem to fix.

#1. My WAN IP doesn't show, I've tried everything from disabling Windows Firewall to DMZing my router. I've even opened the .ini, but I didn't know how exactly to change it to get the IP from http://www.whatismyip.org

#2. I've gotten used to using ShowDesktop constantly on Windows 7, and when I use this, the Enigma calendar disappears, and I either have to restart RainMeter or re-enable it. Is there an easier way to fix this?
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jsmorley
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Re: WAN IP doesn't display, and Calendar disappears

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JDMT wrote:OK I've been using RainMeter for about a day now, I've gotten past a few problems, but there are two that I just can seem to fix.

#1. My WAN IP doesn't show, I've tried everything from disabling Windows Firewall to DMZing my router. I've even opened the .ini, but I didn't know how exactly to change it to get the IP from http://www.whatismyip.org

#2. I've gotten used to using ShowDesktop constantly on Windows 7, and when I use this, the Enigma calendar disappears, and I either have to restart RainMeter or re-enable it. Is there an easier way to fix this?
1) I use this one:

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[MeasureIPWeb]
Measure=Plugin
Plugin=Plugins\WebParser.dll
URL=http://www.geobytes.com/IpLocator.htm?GetLocation
RegExp="(?siU)name="ipaddress" size="15" value="(.*)">"
StringIndex=1
UpdateRate=30000

[MeterWANIPText]
Meter=STRING
MeasureName=MeasureIPWeb
X=0
Y=0
FontFace=Trebuchet MS
FontColor=255,255,255,255
FontSize=14
AntiAlias=1
However, do any other skins that access the internet work? Like to find out if the problem is just with the WanIP skin or the internet in general in Rainmeter.

2) From the Rainmeter context menu, set any skins you want to stay when "Show Desktop" is used to Position/On Desktop.
JDMT
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Re: WAN IP doesn't display, and Calendar disappears

Post by JDMT »

Thanks, everything works now.
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jsmorley
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Re: WAN IP doesn't display, and Calendar disappears

Post by jsmorley »

Groovy.