gbCalendar is a simple utility which transparent calendar on your desktop. Font name, colors,
and number of vertically displayed months can be changed by the user.
The is no GUI other than the calendar that is displayed on the desktop. You can
right-mouse click the calendar to access its various options.
gbCalendar provides a variety of features, all of which are accessed by right-clicking
on the calendar.
- Smooth dithering of text on desktop
- 1 or 3 Month Vertical Display
- Font Selection (Font Name Only)
- Highlight of Today's Date
- Color Selection (Text and Today Marker)
- Black/White Color Shortcuts
- Best Guess Text Color
- Transparency (click through non-text areas)
- Varital Text Opacity (MouseWheel)
- GoTo Today
- Footer (app name plus version #)
- Hide App (5 sec hide)
- OnTop Option
- Persistent position
- Online Help
Right-mouse clicking on the calendar will provide the following context menu, which
contains all of the available features.
- Exit - Close gbCalendar
- Hide 5 Seconds - Hides the calendar for 5 seconds
- Three Month Display - Displays 3 months in the calendar, vertically arranged
- On Top - Keeps gbCalendar on top of all other applications
- Footer - Display a footer line of text (application and revision number)
- White Text Color - Changes text color to white
- Black Text Color - Changes text color to black
- Best Text Color - Changes text color to a recommended color (for best readability)
- Select Text Color - Open color dialog for choosing text color
- Select Today Color - Open color dialog for choosing color to use for circling today's date
- Select Font Name - Opens the font dialog for choosing the font (but not font size nor font style)
- GoTo Today - Adjust the calendar so that the current month is displayed at the top of the calendar
- OnLine Help - This page
Miscellaneous information is provided in this section.
When gbCalendar starts, it restores the previous session settings and location.
gbCalendar application settings are saved in an INI file, kept in the same
folder as the gbCalendar application.
Comments and suggestions are welcome!