Widget Reference

Widget Attributes / Description Text / Status widgets Label Labels can be used to provide additional information to widgets in a panel, for example for function groups or positions in a room. Attribute Description Title Sets the title (text) of the label. Show frame Shows a frame around the label…

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Stylesheet Reference

Section / Setting Description Stylesheet name Name of the stylesheet as it should appear on any selection list or as file name when exported. Header Header background color Background color of the menu bar on top of the panel. The menu bar highlights the background according to the color defined…

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Extension Widget

With LiVo any custom panel  can be used as an extension widget within the device „Today“ view. To select a custom panel to be shown on LiVo’s extension widget go to LiVo’s settings and in the „Today Widget“ section select the corresponding panel. Remember to set the height of the…

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Backup & Restore

LiVo supports backup of its complete database to iCloud Drive. The backup and restore functions are located within the LiVo settings view.  To backup your database select settings from LiVo’s main menu and scroll down to the Backup & Restore section if required. Once you’ve tapped on „Backup all data“,…

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Editing Custom Panels

The custom panel editor can appear in two different modes as the dynamic panel editor does. The viewing mode shows the panel in a preview. In this mode the panel is full functional and can already activate functions if its widgets are already connected to an accessory characteristic. In editing…

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Editing Dynamic Panels

In viewing mode you can control the associated accessories without having to switch LiVo to user mode. To change the panel settings, reorder, hide or show widgets switch to edit mode On panel loading (either in viewing or editing mode) the first group or room is selected and all related…

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Panel Management

The core of LiVo’s creative features is the ability to provide fully customizable user interfaces for your smart home accessories. Before digging into the deeps of the WYSIWYG panel editor let’s first provide some general information about the different kinds of panels, widgets and their customizability. Dynamic versus Custom Panels…

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Stylesheets Management

With stylesheets you will be able to define the look of your entire panel and widgets by applying different settings for colors, borders, frames, tints, backgrounds etc. With LiVo 2.0 an additional setting “Background effect” found its way into the stylesheet setup. With that you can blur a selected background…

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LiVo for HomeMatic

Support of the eQ3 HomeMatic system was added in Version 2.1 of LiVo. The communication with the HomeMatic CCU2 sits on top of the logical layer (ReGa) and is based on the JSON API to provide full support for rooms defined within the Web UI. Once a HomeMatic accessory is…

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Accessory Management

The “Accessory Management” view is the place where you will be able to see all your connected accessories, get information about them, assign them to homes and rooms and manage their settings (where applicable). Once you navigate to the “Accessory Management” view, LiVo starts searching for new accessories. As the…

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