User:SamiZhan/a Beginners' Guide for KDE Software/Customize Your Own Desktop/Using Desktop Wigets

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    Example1:Add a wiget to the desktop

    • Step1. Click the button on the top right corner. Then click "Add wigets" NOTE: If there isn't the button "Add wigets" , click "Unlock Widgets" first.

    • Step2. Choose a wiget you want to add

    • Step3. Drag the wiget to the desktop.

    Example2:Setting the Widget "Folder view"

    Change a folder to display

    • Step1. Move the mouse to the Folder View , then click the Setting button.

    • Step2. Click "Specify a folder:"

    • Step3. Click the icon on the right to choose a folder

    • Step4. Choose a folder and click "OK". You may also create a new one to display.

    • Step5. Finally , Click "OK".

    Some advanced options.

    • Step1. Move the mouse to the Folder View , then click the Setting button.

    • Step2. Click "Display"
    • Step3. Set the custom header , icon styles and the text styles.
      • Custom title: The title displayed in top of the Folder View.
      • Icons-->Sorting: How to sort the items.
      • Icons-->Size: The size of the icon displayed.
      • Icons-->Previews: Set to preview a file or not. You can also specify which types of files should be preview , just click "More Preview Options.."
      • Icon Text-->Lines: How many lines to display the text
      • Icon Text-->Color: The color of the text
      • Icon Text-->Shadows: Display a shadow or not

    • Step4. Click "OK"

    For instance , I just changed the custom title to "Sami's Desktop"

    Example3:Using the widget "KAlgebra"

    • Step1. Add this widget to the desktop.
    • Step2. You could do caculation with this widget. You just need to input a maths experssion , the widget will give you the solution in a very short time.

    eg. Input "1+1" , the widget will give you the solution "2". These to pictures shows some more usages: