Minimalistic Text: Widgets

Minimalistic Text: Widgets


Minimalistic Text is a widget app that displays information in a minimalistic way.
It can be configured to display time, date, battery and weather information. The layout of the widget is highly customizable through the layout editor.

YouTube videos:
Barcode Battery Bar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPsug6jQ3o4
Use custom fonts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ou_kaXfyiU

Thanks to Willie (http://www.rgddesigns.com) for the Youtube promo video!

Supported languages:
* English
* Danish
* German
* Greek
* Dutch
* Polish
* Norwegian
* French
* Croatian
* Serbian
* Czech
* Spanish
* Estonian
* Italian
* Portuguese
* Hungarian
* Russian
* Swedish
* Simplified Chinese
* Traditional Chinese
* Slovak
* Afrikaans
* Slovenian
* Hebrew
* Bulgarian
* Catalan
* Korean
* Turkish
* Finnish
* Ukrainian
* Arabic

Explanations for the permission requests:
** android.permission.VIBRATE **
used in the layout editor to give feedback that an item has been dragged
** android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION **
used by the weather service to get your coarse location and retrieve the weather for it
** android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE **
needed to determine if the weather data can be fetched
** android.permission.INTERNET **
needed to actually retrieve the weather data and to get the name of the location you are
** android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED **
needed to be able to wait until the phone booted before initializing
** android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE **
to gain access to your SD card and save the preferences to it
** android.permission.GET_TASKS **
used to determine if the home screen is currently active. This is used by the automatic rendering option
** android.permission.CHANGE_COMPONENT_ENABLED_STATE **
To enable / disable widget sizes
** android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE **
To support WiFi variables
** android.permission.READ_CALENDAR **
To support calendar events
** com.android.vending.BILLING **
To support In-App donation
** de.devmil.minimaltext.permission.USE_DIRECT_CALL_ADDON **
allows Minimalisitc Text to use the Minimalistic Text direct call addon (if it is installed)

If you have any problems, write me an email!

Now with Buzz Launcher support! Minimalistic Text can be restored exactly the way it has been packed using the Buzz Launcher. This way you can share your complete Homescreen easy with other Buzz Launcher users!
Download Buzz Launcher here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buzzpia.aqua.launcher

Please don't use the comments for feature requests or bugs. You can write me an email ([email protected]). (Of course you still can rate lower due to bugs or missing features)

Tasker integration:
1) add a Locale variable to your layout and set the variable name (click it)
2) in Tasker select Plugins -> Minimalistic Text for an action
3) Click "Edit", a new activity starts
4) enter the name of the variable and the text that should be displayed for this variable (you can use Tasker variables)
done

Wiki: wiki.devmil.de

Recent changes:
4.5
- Fixed OpenWeatherMap issues
4.4
- Fixed a strange "hanging problem" in Lollipop that some users had
4.3
- Fixed a Tasker configuration problem
4.2
- Bugfixes
- Fixed Croatian translation
4.1
- new Google In App API for donations
- changed german day names from 3 to 2 letters
- fixed potential full screen ad problem
4.0
- improved logging mechanism
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About Minimalistic Text: Widgets
Minimalistic Text is a widget app that displays information in a minimalistic way.
It can be configured to display time, date, battery and weather information. The layout of the widget is highly customizable through the layout editor.

YouTube videos:
Barcode Battery Bar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPsug6jQ3o4
Use custom fonts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ou_kaXfyiU

Thanks to Willie (http://www.rgddesigns.com) for the Youtube promo video!

Supported languages:
* English
* Danish
* German
* Greek
* Dutch
* Polish
* Norwegian
* French
* Croatian
* Serbian
* Czech
* Spanish
* Estonian
* Italian
* Portuguese
* Hungarian
* Russian
* Swedish
* Simplified Chinese
* Traditional Chinese
* Slovak
* Afrikaans
* Slovenian
* Hebrew
* Bulgarian
* Catalan
* Korean
* Turkish
* Finnish
* Ukrainian
* Arabic

Explanations for the permission requests:
** android.permission.VIBRATE **
used in the layout editor to give feedback that an item has been dragged
** android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION **
used by the weather service to get your coarse location and retrieve the weather for it
** android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE **
needed to determine if the weather data can be fetched
** android.permission.INTERNET **
needed to actually retrieve the weather data and to get the name of the location you are
** android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED **
needed to be able to wait until the phone booted before initializing
** android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE **
to gain access to your SD card and save the preferences to it
** android.permission.GET_TASKS **
used to determine if the home screen is currently active. This is used by the automatic rendering option
** android.permission.CHANGE_COMPONENT_ENABLED_STATE **
To enable / disable widget sizes
** android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE **
To support WiFi variables
** android.permission.READ_CALENDAR **
To support calendar events
** com.android.vending.BILLING **
To support In-App donation
** de.devmil.minimaltext.permission.USE_DIRECT_CALL_ADDON **
allows Minimalisitc Text to use the Minimalistic Text direct call addon (if it is installed)

If you have any problems, write me an email!

Now with Buzz Launcher support! Minimalistic Text can be restored exactly the way it has been packed using the Buzz Launcher. This way you can share your complete Homescreen easy with other Buzz Launcher users!
Download Buzz Launcher here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.buzzpia.aqua.launcher

Please don't use the comments for feature requests or bugs. You can write me an email ([email protected]). (Of course you still can rate lower due to bugs or missing features)

Tasker integration:
1) add a Locale variable to your layout and set the variable name (click it)
2) in Tasker select Plugins -> Minimalistic Text for an action
3) Click "Edit", a new activity starts
4) enter the name of the variable and the text that should be displayed for this variable (you can use Tasker variables)
done

Wiki: wiki.devmil.de

Recent changes:
4.5
- Fixed OpenWeatherMap issues
4.4
- Fixed a strange "hanging problem" in Lollipop that some users had
4.3
- Fixed a Tasker configuration problem
4.2
- Bugfixes
- Fixed Croatian translation
4.1
- new Google In App API for donations
- changed german day names from 3 to 2 letters
- fixed potential full screen ad problem
4.0
- improved logging mechanism

User reviews of Minimalistic Text: Widgets
18/4/2013 Definitely for people who just want to show off their wallpaper and have little information on the screen.Which this app can allow u to create the widgets for. Instructions easy to follow and shows preview before applying the widget (s).
Apr 18, 2013
Handige minimalistische widgets maken op basis van tekst.
May 5, 2012
Fabulous. Can do almost anything and very customizable. Going to donate version now.
Feb 16, 2012
Great customizing widget app that makes your screen very organized and slick. Takes a bit tweaking to get used to but help of the youtube tutorials, I was in no time creating widgets on my Motorola Photon.
Jan 5, 2012
At first I didn't see what's so great with this "just another widget". Then I found out that it has various sizes. Then I found out that it can do things upon tapping. Finally, I found out that it's very beautiful in a minimalist way. Now, I'm in love with this widget factory.
Dec 15, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Apr 29, 2015
Excellent until Lollipop Up until I upgraded to Lollipop, this worked exactly as I liked it - super customizable. Right now, it has trouble refreshing the data on the widget. I have the time delayed by hours at times and sometimes doesn't refresh until i restart my phone. The manual weather update also doesn't seem to work very well either. Please fix!
A Google User
Apr 26, 2015
I like it! But, I can't figure out how to add a space between thingies.
A Google User
Apr 26, 2015
Fantastic widget, one request. I've had this thing since Android 2.2. If you like customizing your phone it's solid gold. My only request is that we can set up an interpreter of sorts for different data types. For example, if the weather is sunny, it will display a predefined string instead of just "Sunny". If we can set up custom strings tied to if checks for different data, six and a half stars I swear.
A Google User
Apr 25, 2015
Working for me. No lag problems. You can make some great looking custom clocks for your home page with this. With so many "me too" clock widgets out there, this one stands out nicely.
A Google User
Apr 25, 2015
Yikes Great widget toolkit. Uses at least 15% CPU constantly. Had to delete it. Bummer.
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