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icon MeNews - add fresh news on your menu bar!! -

 
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  • Feb.22, 14
  • Ver. 3.0.0 Released.

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  • Automatic reduction of area. Iconize when status changed.

  • Jul.17, 11
  • I added description for language setting. click here to read.

The most up-to-date news is delivered to your menu bar in a manner of electric bulletin board. Any RSS can be chosen as a news source. News containing your favorite words can be delivered with an alert sound and those with unpleasant words can be eliminated.
Your timeline can be displayed.
The news appears in a floating animation on the menu bar, which is not interfered by other windows, so that you will not miss any interesting news even during the work.

MeNews
Displaying news on your menu bar
By registering RSS, the most up-to-date news is successively obtained and displayed in a manner of electric bulletin board. To proceed to the details, click the news title displayed.
Displaying your Twitter home timeline
Both your Twitter timeline and the results of the Twitter search, from any words, can be displayed.
News emphasized
The news containing the preset words are emphasized by blinks and alert sounds, which help you not overlook any news you are interested in.
News eliminated
The news containing the preset words are eliminated from the display, which help you skip all the news you are not interested in.
Noodle timer
The noodle timer gives an alarm sound after any minutes preset.
Display setting
The display speed of a telop and the area of the animation can be arbitrarily set.


FUNCTIONS/OPERATIONS


News will be floating from right to left after application starts.




Iconize
The display area is iconized by the current status.
オフラインOff-Line
When the Internet connectivity is the off-line.
オフエアOff-Air
When the user has not selected "On-line".



menu MENU
contextmenu
The menu appears when clicking the display area.
reload Show in browser
Details of the news currently displayed on the menu bar appear on the web browser.
reload Reload
The news currently displayed can be reloaded.
onair on Air
Display/undisplay of news is switched. (If you select undisplay when Noodle time is being set. Noodle timer will release.)
noodle timer Noodle Timer
Time to sound the alarm is selected from the submenu items. A small clock icon is displayed in the menu while setting the alarm. The alarm rings when time comes. The alarm is stopped when clicking during playback.
preferences Preferences
Preferences panel will open.
about About MeNews
Application credits will be shown.
about WebSite
This page will open.
quit Quit MeNews
Application will quit.



menu PREFERENCES
contextmenu
Preferences panel has General, News and Twitter tabs.
reload General
Display Speed
Changing the animation speed.
Display Area
Changing the displayed area.
*It doesn't be displayed if the display area is too wide.
Auto Narrow (10.7 or grater)
When the display area is not able to be secured to a menu bar, the area is reduced automatically.
Font Size
Changing the font size.
Repeat a News
Changing the number of times of a display of each article.
Sound
Switching the beep sound on/off.
Automatically Start MeNews on Startup
If this is selected, MeNews starts automatically when the computer starts.
onair News
News Source URL
The source URL of RSS is registered.
The news article is acquired from registered URL and displays it.

How to add the source URL of RSS. playmovie
  1. Open Preferences panel and select News tab.
  2. Please open the site of the target that you want to RSS by your web browser (e.g. Safari).
    [Recommended News RSS Feeds.(with more details about operations.)]
  3. Drag the link including URL of RSS that wants to display to the list box.

  1. Input an arbitrary name to the title column, if necessary.
  2. Drag the row in the listbox when you want to change the order of the display of news. You can select/unselect of news is switched.
How to remove RSS.
  1. Open Preferences panel and select News tab.
  2. Press delete key. After select the row which you want to remove RSS in the listbox.
Exclusion words
News that the word is being included isn't displayed. Delimit it in space when you set the plural.
Blink words
News that the word is being included is blinked. Delimit it in space when you set the plural.
onair Twitter
Twitter - Get Home Timeline
If this is selected, Twitter home timeline will be displayed. (Need Twitter account)
If you don't save the password, the getting timeline is automatically turned off when this application will be restarted.
You can change the max of results.
*This application doesn't support multi account of Twitter.
Twitter Search - Search words
If some words are entered, you will get the result of Twitter Search.
You can change language and the max of results.
Display
Changing the display item of a tweet.


NOTICE

  • It doesn't be displayed if the display area is too wide. It's reset to the minimum size if overflowing.
  • This application doesn't support multi account of Twitter.
  • It is necessary to be connected with the Internet to acquire RSS.


Sound effects by Hidehiro Akamatsu
Many thanks: Hidehiro Akamatsu, Sadao Kita, Jun Masuda, Kohji Mitsuno, Makoto Haruna, Adam Czopek and Test Pilots.


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