"Contact Quick Tasks" replacement

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    When adding contact quick tasks on my Pro, I'm given a 2x2 widget that is 2x1 picture and 2x1 tasks.

    Is there anyway to get a 1x1 direct dial shortcut? I have contact shortcuts in place now, which provide the LOOK that I want, but they don't direct dial. They take me to the contact.

    Is it possible to get an icon that looks like a contact shortcut that dials directly?
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    I have a Droid so my experience may be different. Long press, tap shortcut, tap direct message, select contact.

    I'm moving to the Pro section so other Pro users will read and reply.


    Mike
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    Unfortunately, that doesn't work on the pro.
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    Sorry! Hopefully someone with a Pro will reply. If not, we'll look for assistance.

    Mike
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    i have a screen with a few direct call icons. using launcher pro plus you can resize the standard direct call widget down to 1x1 and when pressing on it the first time it will ask you what task you want to assign wether its call a number or text a number or email an address or whatever. launcher pro plus it what allows the widget to be sized at 1x1. works great.
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    I've been thinking about paying for LP+ anyways. If I wind up having to do that, I guess I will.
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    Launcher Pro Plus is totally worth it. Period. You can quote me on that.
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    ^^^^^This.
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    ^^^^^Truth. This man is speaking it. :D
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    or just get Any Cut from the market
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    I had it. I would have kept it if there was a way to put the contact picture as the icon instead of that 1990 style icon.

    Is there a way?
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    For some reason, part of my contacts show up with their google account images, others won't, though I see their images in Contacts. Weird!
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    I'd like for it to show Facebook pictures, because two of the individuals I'm going to use for this don't use gmail.
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    Doesn't that defeat the purpose of the direct dial shortcut? I think the idea is one-touch quick dialing.
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    menu - settings - accounts - menu - picture source
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    I believe it's built into the stock Motoblur. If I understand you correctly, you want to make a 1x1 direct dial icon with a contact picture. Make a new contact quick task and add your contact. Assign one or more task to the icon. The motoblur ico will be big but if you touch and hold for half a sec. it will allow you to resize it (to 1x1). Now when you touch it for the for first time, it will popup all tasked you assigned, you can then choose the contact number and click "remember this choice". That should make it a single click action to dial.
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    yeah i was just going to say that you can long press on the quick contacts icon and resize it.
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    Once you click on it the first time and enable to checkmark it becomes a direct-dial shortcut. If you want you can leave the checkbox clear to keep from accidentally dialing someone if you want.
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    Can you show me how it looks? With a screenshot or picture?
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    LP Pro is well worth it. And it will allow you to do a direct dial but the text of the contact can't be removed.