[lazarus] GTK team: please specify!

Marc Weustink marc at dommelstein.net
Mon Nov 3 18:14:01 EST 2003

At 00:08 4-11-2003, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
>On Mon, 03 Nov 2003 23:40:18 +0100
>Marc Weustink <marc at dommelstein.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >It depends how you define "Transparency".
> >
> > Ehm, I didn't try it, but I assumed something like you define some areas
> > of a window wich are visible and the other part you dont see. Something
> > like Xeyes.
> >  From your reply I guess we're talking about transparent black or
> >  something ?
>One definition for Transparent windows is that you can see through.

Thats the same I was thinking of. That will be enough for us.

>For example, that you can see the window below or ("less" transparent) the
>desktop background. Others even want alpha. All three options need the help
>of the WM. AFAIK gtk1's transparency is quite limited. gtk2 supports much
>more. But afaik it still needs an advanced WM.

I don't think only WM, but more X. From the doc's I understand that this 
transparent function is not supported on some older version of X.


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