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[SOLVED] Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« on: January 06, 2017, 12:25 AM »
I am going fat again !
I need a program to change the background according to the hour ( or even date/hour)
Or perhaps write messages over the desktop at certain hours.
I need to be at 23.00 hours GMT time at bed.
Best Regards
« Last Edit: September 25, 2017, 03:24 PM by Contro »

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2017, 01:27 AM »
change the background
Background of what? Computer, TV, Phone, watch, tablet?

I need to be at 23.00 hours GMT time at bed.
Set an alarm in your mobile phone, the time is quite accurate, and many people carry it around day and night, you probably too?

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2017, 02:22 AM »
Ath  :-* happy new year
change the background
Background of what? Computer, TV, Phone, watch, tablet?

I need to be at 23.00 hours GMT time at bed.
Set an alarm in your mobile phone, the time is quite accurate, and many people carry it around day and night, you probably too?
Of course I can.
I have Fitbit Surge for that purpose.
But perhaps, and may you know me..., I am a little hard minded.
I need to modify my mind with messages everywhere.

I need to understand how important the rest is.

In the past I used webshots. I don't remember now if is possible to program a calendar background change with that application.

I need an offline background changer. The background must to be in my pc. And possibly I will adapt the backgrounds with paint.net with messages.

At the present moment I have six monitors . But for me is not important to take advantage of this with the backgrounds.
In the past i was very fond of background changing, but not now. My intention is change my conduct. so I need messages everywhere.


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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2017, 02:24 AM »
Backgrounds in my pc.

Next may be in the mobile...

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2017, 02:28 AM »
I also remember an application or program to write in the pc screen messages or subliminal messages.
Other possibility is a program to put messages in the desktop and remove during time intervals.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2017, 02:38 AM »
20161224_110258.jpg[SOLVED] Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed timeI remember also DC programs to put quotations in the pc.
I prefer to control with own messages.
I need too to remember exercise. I have mounted before the year end a home gym .

« Last Edit: January 06, 2017, 02:55 AM by Contro »

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2017, 03:34 AM »
There are quite a few programs that can be scheduled to pop up messages to remind you to stretch and exercise at regular intervals.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2017, 06:07 AM »
Buy an alarm clock (physical) with most irritable and loud sound. Set time. Keep it as far as possible from you.

You will run to stop it before your wife gets up to get YOU.  :)

This is the best hardware solution IMHO. No software solution can match it. Your fat will vanish soon.

Regards,

Anand

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2017, 07:58 AM »
 :(

I need a background changer software or a phrases publishing program in the desktop !!!!!!!!!!!

I know there are a lot of answer, but why not the suitable for me ?

I am strange and rare. I can recognize this ...  :-[

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2017, 08:04 AM »
There are quite a few programs that can be scheduled to pop up messages to remind you to stretch and exercise at regular intervals.
Sorry I open another post by my bad connection.

I said one is workrave, but I prefer messages in the background not prompting...
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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2017, 10:06 AM »
I know is a difficult question.
So  :-* I will answer for everyone.

Begin Searching !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2017, 10:28 AM »
Download this commandline wallpaper switcher from here: http://www.sg20.com/wallpaperchanger/

Then use the Windows Task Scheduler to set up a task on each hour to change the wallpaper to whichever image you want.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2017, 11:25 AM »
Tools to put text on desktop wallpaper
Bginfo seems to offer information about the windows system...
but seems configurable :
You can either edit the text area directly through BgInfo, or you can have it read the contents from a locally stored text file.
Note: if you use the text file option, you'll need some sort of scheduled task to automate picking up any changes to the document
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You're looking for http://rainmeter.net/RainCMS/ -- it lets you display text files on your desktop.
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I remember an application to display a message in the desktop not emerging or prompting I am trying to locate....

I am asking in the rainmeter forum too .

I will inform you !!!!!!!

The main programs for changing background may be

Webshots   , don't seem in the options the possibility to control a determined background to be posted when we want..... Function with a playlist....The most clever option seems to be the interval time, or not change some days. Or not repeat a background...... It has a paid version too.
Usually the options are : random, on every startup, once a day or at regular interval changing.
BioniX Desktop Wallpaper Changer





Other tools comparing and studying

Desktop notepad

Desktop Writer is a very simple one. I can't find one with calendar control.


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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2017, 11:26 AM »
Download this commandline wallpaper switcher from here: http://www.sg20.com/wallpaperchanger/

Then use the Windows Task Scheduler to set up a task on each hour to change the wallpaper to whichever image you want.
Understood
Running to try. I will comment.
Best Regards

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2017, 12:28 PM »
Download this commandline wallpaper switcher from here: http://www.sg20.com/wallpaperchanger/

Then use the Windows Task Scheduler to set up a task on each hour to change the wallpaper to whichever image you want.
Understood
Running to try. I will comment.
Best Regards


Work like a charm. Ideal for a beginner's programmer in batch and using the Windows Task Scheduler.

Optionally you can use the Timed Wallpaper option from http://www.bionixwallpaper.com
 :P


Now I will look for additional software to write over the background or the wallpaper.


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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2017, 12:34 PM »
I think that with the Windows task scheduler and a script I can adapt any desktop writer to do at certain hours.

I am trying now to find one with this incorporated.
 :-*

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2017, 05:40 PM »
I think that with the Windows task scheduler and a script I can adapt any desktop writer to do at certain hours.

You can also use the Windows at (depreciated) or schtasks commands instead of Task Scheduler, they do the same thing except via the CLI so you can put them in command files.


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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2017, 05:43 AM »
I think that with the Windows task scheduler and a script I can adapt any desktop writer to do at certain hours.

You can also use the Windows at (depreciated) or schtasks commands instead of Task Scheduler, they do the same thing except via the CLI so you can put them in command files.




Thanks 4wd !!!!

Finally i also recovered a tiny application to write over the deskop.

ATNOTES

You can configure a note without frame...



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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2017, 05:56 AM »
But, when working in an application or two, my desktop is usually covered with several open windows. How would you be able to see the change in background color and/or text :huh:
I think that using WorkRave (I've used it for several years) is the only real solution to your 'problem'.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2017, 06:15 AM »
ATNOTES

Pretty much the same as Stickies except Stickies is still maintained.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2017, 06:29 AM »
I think that using WorkRave (I've used it for several years) is the only real solution to your 'problem'.

for prompting a break, there's also app's Instant Boss
http://appsapps.info/instantboss.php
http://www.donationc...30.msg32502#msg32502
which I used for years
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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #21 on: January 08, 2017, 10:24 AM »
Well, imho, Workrave has quite a lot more options, such as a time after which any work is prohibited, as was asked in the OP, Instant Boss doesn't have that afaics. And the lovely sheep, ofcourse :D
It's just a bit worring that development of Workrave seems to have halted, as there haven't been updates for several years.

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2017, 10:53 AM »
^ sure. Otherwise, I preferred the flexibility of Instant Boss. Workrave was more of a PITA -- which might be exactly what is needed :D
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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #23 on: January 09, 2017, 05:37 PM »
There is also the brute force approach of a timer switch on the power  ;)

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Re: Change to prefixed backgrounds at prefixed time
« Reply #24 on: July 24, 2017, 06:01 PM »
And Here I am !!!!!!

Are more than one hour I must be in bed !!!!!!!!. Grrr Grrr Grrr

I am almost not using my gym !!!!!!!!!. Grrr Grrr Grrr

I am trying to exercise in the mountain every weekend, but the last one I was very tired and remain sleeping !!!!!. Grr Grrr Grrr

I will keep trying my targets !!!!!!!!!

 :-[