Idea for handy dashboard widget

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Wes, May 12, 2005.

  1. Wes macrumors 68020


    Jun 22, 2001
    With more and more acronyms appearing on the net I thought it would be great if somebody knew of, or could code, a widget to get first 10 results for an acronym off Shouldn't be too hard, ideas?
  2. Applespider macrumors G4


    Jan 20, 2004
    looking through rose-tinted spectacles...
    The Dictionary app has a few acronyms built in for the old command/control D trick. Even has such things as WTF and RTFM
  3. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus


    Jan 9, 2004
    Grand Rapids, MI, USA
    If you find a search widget that uses the web, like the eBay one, I think there would only need to be a few lines of change in the html or js file to make it into an acronym finder widget. Then just polish up the graphics.

    I was looking briefly, but duh, I tried the dictionary widget, which I should already have known was not a web search and isn't any good. But one like the eBay widget or the package tracker widget or something like that -- the simpler the better.

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