You can change the appearance (background color, font color, font size etc.) and settings from within the widget now. On the settings screen, note the properties starting with "CSS Style for ...". These are CSS definitions also used in HTML documents. You can use them to customize the appearance of almost anything within the widget. If you don't know how what CSS definitions are, don't worry. Just take a look at this tutorial.

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