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Dynamic Text and Images

1. Dynamic text

When you set an action to a graphic object (text or object group with a text), the text displays the proper label for the action in default. You can change the displayed text by selecting "Text" in the options screen for the text object (refer to the "Text" section in Customizing objects).

Dynamic text

- Plain text: It displays the text that you input. When it is empty, proper label for the assigned action.

- Version: Version number of the app when the action is an app.

- Date/Time: Formatted text for the current date or time. It has more optionsfor predefined format, time zone and so on. To get more information for the format syntax, please read this.

- Next alarm: It displays the next alarm time.

- Next event: Next event in Google calendar. It has more options to set displayed items (title, location, description and time), index of event (0: next event, 1: next second event ... n: next (n+1)th event), all day event and empty text (the text to show when no event).

- Ongoing event: Ongoing event in Google calendar. It has more options like the Next event above.

- Location: Current location.

- Missed calls: The count of currently missed calls. You can make it invisible when it is zero when edit mode is off in the options.

- Unread messages: The count of currently unread SMS/MMS messages. You can make it invisible when it is zero when edit mode is off in the options.

- Unread Gmails: The count of currently unread Gmails. You can make it invisible when it is zero when edit mode is off in the options.

- Notifications: The number of notification messages from the app on the status bar. If the graphic object has set with no action at all, it shows the total number of all notification messages on the status bar. This requires notification access (read the item 7 and 8 in FAQ). You can make it invisible when it is zero when edit mode is off in the options.

- Battery level: Current battery level (%).

- Battery status: Charging/Full/(Empty text).

- Battery temperature: Current battery temperature. You can select the unit (°C/°F) in the home options (read the item 12 in FAQ).

- CPU usage: Current CPU usage (%). Refreshed every 1 second.

- RAM usage: Current RAM usage (%). Refreshed every 1 second.

- Available RAM (MB): Current available RAM. Refreshed every 1 second.

- Internal storage usage: Current usage (%) of the internal storage. Refreshed every 10 seconds. "Internal storage" means the capacity of the storage for installed apps.

- Available internal storage (MB): Current available internal storage. Refreshed every 10 seconds.

- External storage usage: Current usage (%) of the external storage. Refreshed every 10 seconds. "External storage" means the capacity of the storage for user's data. In recent Android devices, there is no difference between internal storage and external storage.

- Available external storage (MB): Current available external storage. Refreshed every 10 seconds.

- WiFi ID: Currently connected WiFi SSID.

- Mobile data: On/Off status for mobile data.

- WiFi: On/Off status for WiFi.

- WiFi hotspot: On/Off status for WiFi hotspot.

- Bluetooth: On/Off status for bluetooth.

- Ringer mode: Normal/Silent/Vibrate.

- GPS: On/Off status for GPS.

- Screen brightness: % of screen brightness.

* The following weather information is for the current location in default. The location can be changed in the options.

- Temperature: Current weather temperature. You can select the unit (°C/°F) in the home options (read the item 12 in FAQ).

- Temperature(min): Minimum temperature of today (forecast). You can select the unit (°C/°F) in the home options (read the item 12 in FAQ).

- Temperature(max): Maximum temperature of today (forecast). You can select the unit (°C/°F) in the home options (read the item 12 in FAQ).

- Humidity: Current humidity (%).

- Wind from: Current wind direction.

- Wind speed: Current wind speed. You can select the unit (m/s or mi/h) in the home options (read the item 12 in FAQ).

- Weather description: Text description for current weather.


2. Dynamic image

Dynamic image is a "changing image". It shows proper images by the current status. You can create a dynamic image and use it for an app icon or page background or object background or a source of image object or anything else. Let's watch the following short video for a simple example.

Making the clock app icon to a real clock with dynamic image

A dynamic image consist of a bunch of images for each status or background. But you can change each of them to your own images when editing it.

Editing a dynamic image

There are many types of dynamic image in Total launcher.

- Clock: Current time.

- Calendar: Current date.

Missed calls: The count of currently missed calls.

Unread messages: The count of currently unread SMS/MMS messages.

Unread Gmails: The count of currently unread Gmails.

Notifications: The number of notification messages from the app on the status bar. If the graphic object has set with no action at all, it shows the total number of all notification messages on the status bar. This requires notification access (read the item 7 and 8 in FAQ).

- Battery status: Current battery level and status.

- Signal strength: Current signal strength.

- WiFi status:  Current WiFi signal strength.

- CPU usage: Current CPU usage (%). Refreshed every 1 second.

- RAM usage: Current RAM usage (%). Refreshed every 1 second.

- Mobile data: On/Off status of mobile data.

WiFi hotspot: On/Off status for WiFi hotspot.

Bluetooth: On/Off status for bluetooth.

Ringer mode: Normal/Silent/Vibrate.

GPS: On/Off status for GPS.

Screen brightness mode: Automatic/Manual.

- Weather-OpenWeatherMap.org: Current weather icon. This is for the current location in default. The location can be changed in the options.

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