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Darkseid

Is this a simple task? I'm a member of Keep Llangollen Special, a community group in Llangollen, North Wales, UK, and we want to connect residents, businesses, societies, groups and clubs together.

What I'm looking for is a pre-customised screensaver we can distribute free to anyone with internet access by displaying images from a page on our own website, updating in realtime. So far, I've only found "free" software that really isn't or carries adware. It needs to be made so that it can be distributed as a download from our website or on miniCDs. It needs to be a simple, no-options install so any user at all can find it easy.

We will use it to promote local societies, local news, special offers from our independent shopkeepers and businesses (not supermarkets). I hope you can see merit in this and help schools, charities and other communities grow closer.

If you can help us, please do - it's a very worthy cause.

Darkseid

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JohnOne

Only your newb word that it's a lovely cause may noth spring into action, a ton of people writing code for you.

As far as I'm aware, a screensaver is just an executable file, so I suggest you put a bit of effort into your good cause, and make one.

All you are looking at is code that displays images on the screen via a timer, and a link to your website which has a list of images to download and display, windows takes care of when it is activated and deactivated.

At its vary basic you can create a gui (Guicreate) make a picture control (GuiCtrlCreatePic) and show some pictures from a predefined folder on it.

InetGet() will download the pics and a whole host of others, as will _InetgetSource() to read a list from your website.

There is probably already code for what you want here too, just do a search.


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