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Instant Rainmeter Desktop Customization Tool How-to by Ken Lim

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Creating interactive Flashcards (Advanced)

In this recipe, we learn Lua scripting. Lua is a flexible programming language that has been embedded into Rainmeter. We will use Lua scripts to enhance the functionality of the Flashcards we made in the previous recipe.

Getting ready

This recipe combines and extends the concepts we learned in the previous recipes. You should be familiar with:

  • Creating your own custom skins
  • Using the QuotePlugin to get data out of text files (refer to the Improving your memory with desktop Flashcards (Intermediate) recipe)
  • Using Bangs to pass commands between measures and meters (refer to the Displaying and controlling music playback from your desktop (Advanced) recipe)

The following is what we are aiming to build:

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