The Button widget allows you to add customizable buttons to tabs. Buttons are used to control rules. Multiple Button widgets can be added to different tabs and windows. The same button can be placed in multiple Button widgets. Buttons are received from servers to clients.
Adding the widget
- Go to Edit Mode.
- Select Widget > Buttons
A Button widget appears in the tab which can then be customized by clicking the wrench icon in the lower left corner of the widget.
The opening menu can be used to create more buttons or to open existing buttons in the widget. Resize the widget by dragging the arrow icon in the lower right corner. The buttons are scaled according to widget size.
Customize a button
Customize a button by right-clicking it. The opening menu can be used to rename the button, set connections, and change the color and icon. By selecting Toggleable the button stays toggled when clicked and is released when clicked again.
Add a button function
- Open settings at Menu > Settings
- Click Rules > Add rule
- Select the added rule e.g. Rule 1.
- Select Condition type > Button pressed
- Select Button source > Local
- Select Button > (the button you have named, default “Button”)
- Add the desired function by clicking Add action.
- You can add multiple functions and conditions.
- Test the button function by clicking the button in the widget and monitoring the light bulb in the rule window.