FAQ:

Nick Nack Development

All Plugins:


  • How do I make the plugins work?
    • These plugins work on a basic system of commands that are processed via variables. To make the plugin complete the action you want, you must first setup the command. For this example let's use the Bottom Sheet. You add a command in the commands field which corresponds to the Item in that position. So If your items are Item1,Item2,Item3 and commands are Command1,Command2,Command3; when the second item is pressed, the text "Command2" will be returned in the %bs_command variable in tasker. To allow for efficient actions that take place when an item is pressed, you should use an if chain. What this means is your tasker will look like this:
      • ​A1: Bottom Sheet (Items: Item1,Item2,Item3 Commands: Command1,Command2,Command3)
      • A2: if %bs_command ~ Command1:
        • ​do the first action
      • ​A3: else if %bs_command ~ Command2:
        • ​do the second action
      • ​etc...

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  • I setup the commands like you said but it isn't working!
    • ​One important thing to note is that your commands shouldn't have a space after the , or that will cause an discrepancy and not be considered the same text so the action won't work.

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  • How do I use AutoApps and what is it used for?
    • AutoApps is used in conjunction with my plugins due to the flexibility and simplicity of the command system. It is very simple to choose what app and command you want and then boom you  are done just like that. Download AutoApps here
    • To use the AutoApps command system you define a command like normal in the plugin. Then you create a Tasker event profile. When setting the profile up, you want to select the plugin that is sending the command using the app section. Then select the type of action that is sending the command under the command section. Now you are setup and good to go to create the action you want to occur when you press an item. NOTE: For a Tasker event to take place, the timeout slider in the Tasker Plugin Config must be set to 0.
    • Read more about the AutoApps command system​​


  • I setup AutoApps correctly! But the commands are not firing!
    • Set the Tasker timeout slider to 0. ​The timeout slider in Tasker is how long tasker will wait for a result to be set. Events can not be fired until that task is stopped, so if the timeout is 0, the event will start.


Snackbar / Material Design Plugin:


  • How do I add dividers to the plugin?
    • Dividers are supported in many different actions throughout the plugins. The way you use it is by entering the divider character as its own item. There are two divider characters, use - for a plan divider and use = for a thick divider. Example: You want to add a divider to your Bottom Sheet after the first item, and your separator is , so you would enter Item 1,-,Item 2,... into the field, and boom it works!

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  • ​Do the plugins support HTML?
    • Yes, most of the actions in the plugin support HTML. Below are examples of all the supported tags
      • <br>br tag designates a newline<br>
      •  <h1>Tag h1 is a big font size</h1><br>
      •  <h3>Tag h2 - h5 are smaller sizes</h3>
      •  <b>b is for bold text</b><br>
      •  <i>i is for italic text</i>
      •  <u>u is for underlined text</u>
      • <font color=red>The font color tag can make colors</font>
      • <font color=#0000cc>The color can also be in hex</font><br>\n\n <b><i><u><font color=#ff8000>Combine them all for great effects!!</font><u></i></b>

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  • ​​What is "Real Sheet Behavior"?
    • When Real Sheet Behavior is enabled it makes it so the sheet is peaked at 3 items when it shows, and can be expanded to show the rest of the items, with a scrollable list if there are too many to show at once; and can be put back in the peaked mode. This is great for when you want to have a few options shown but want more to be expanded later on.

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  • ​What is "Real FAB Behavior"?
    • With Real FAB Behavior enabled when you move or drag the sheet the Floating Action Button will disappear when you begin to drag and will reappear when you stop dragging.
    • With Real FAB Behavior disabled the FAB will always be visible.

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  • ​I am changing the Snackbar timeout slider but it doesn't change anything?!
    • This is because the blue slider is for Tasker variables to be set, not for my plugin. To set the timeout of the snackbar, use the spinner that is inside the plugin config itself.

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  • Why is the snackbar timeout limited to short, long and forever?​
    • This is because the snackbar class itself only has these three time options, so I can only use those three​​