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Here are Instructions for the Dieselpunk/Cyberpunk/Steampunk thermionic nixie tube Yahoo widget. The widget is  yahoo-widgets-logo.pnga nice bit of steampunk/cyberpunk and it will look good on your desktop. Operation is simple. You may drag the widget around your desktop as you require. Latest changes include the ability to turn off the provided sounds and another to enable the two second indicating tubes. It also now resizes from the back end. Unfinished but it generally works.

default.pngSome Steampunk-type people say that Nixie tubes are not quite steampunk and are more suited to dieselpunk/cyberpunk usage. However, that is not entirely right, Nixie tubes are conceivably part of the technology that an advanced Victorian Society might extend themselves to. Thermionic valves were created in the 1870s and started to find practical application by the early 1900s so it is not too much of a stretch of the imagination to see them in use on some Victorian gadgetry. A Nixie tube is not strictly a thermionic tube but is using the same technology in cold-cathode mode. Fundamentally the Victorians had tube valve technology, not widely used but it would be available to them in a pinch.

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The Yahoo Widget can display either of two filaments, a wide glowing filament suitable for large scale nixie tubes or a narrow filament when you have resized them to be smaller on your desktop.You'll find the narrow filaments look better on smaller-scaled tubes.


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A RIGHT click on the  nixie tubes will select widget preferences and other options will appear.

When you select Widget Preferences the following screen will appear, two tabs will be present, the first looks like this.

The clock tells the time in 12 or 24 hour format you can simply switch between 12 and 24 hour clock display. 

The sound may be turned on or off for various functions.

You can display the seconds as well as the hours and minutes as shown above.

You can assign a command for the operating system to run when you double click upon the nixies. 

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The Window tab is the same on all widgets:

 Wonders include the ability to layer the widget below all other screen artefacts.

You may set the position of the widget so that it will not move. The “ignore mouse” option should be avoided at all times.

The widget can be made semi-transparent at will using the opacity slider.

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