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Welcome to Bubblepad

Bubblepad is a replacement class for the Launchpad of OS/2 Warp 3 and above. As the name says it gives you a fly over help for all of the buttons. Now it is possible to distinguish all the different folders you have put on the pad. Furthermore this class reduces the size of the original launchpad to keep your desktop free. The drawers may be hidden and every action button may be independently removed.

Key features

  • Fully integrated into the Workplace shell
  • Use of PNG icons if WPS-Wizard (http://svn.netlabs.org/wps-wizard/wiki) is installed
  • Fly over help for the buttons
  • Customizable colors and font for the help window
  • Reduced size by decreasing the border width and reordering of the buttons
  • Full online help is provided
  • German, English, Swedish, Dutch and French Language version
  • Full source is provided
  • It's free!

Screenshot

http://svn.netlabs.org/wps-wizard/browser/images/desktop-noia-blue.jpg Normal size

You can see two Bubblepads in different sizes. The one at the bottom has a mix of normal OS/2 icons (objects without a PNG icon) and PNG icons.

Download

The latest binary version available is BubblePad V1.08 (18/12/2011)

Older versions are also on Hobbes.

Author

Bubblepad was originally written by Chris Wohlgemuth.

License

Bubblepad is Open Source Software under a BSD like license.

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