Transparent window example?

John Dixon dixonja at hotmail.co.uk
Thu Oct 20 15:05:32 CDT 2011


Keith...

Have a look at this, I think it might help...

http://www.runrev.com/developers/lessons-and-tutorials/tutorials/advanced-inks-windows/

Dixie

> From: keith at gulfbreezeortholab.com
> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: Re: Transparent window example?
> Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 14:27:44 -0500
> 
> Hi Again,
> 
> Is there a way to set a stack to a blendlevel of say 75, but keep an object 
> (such as a button) at a blendlevel of 0? That is, a somewhat transparent 
> window, but a solid button/control on the transparent window?
> 
> I have played around with it, but the object seems to inherit the blendlevel 
> of the stack... Even when setting an object's blendlevel to 0.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> - Boo
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Klaus on-rev
> Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 7:08 AM
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Subject: Re: Transparent window example?
> 
> Hi Keith,
> 
> Am 19.10.2011 um 12:25 schrieb Keith (Gulf Breeze Ortho Lab):
> 
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Would anyone be able to provide an example of how to make a transparent 
> > window that is resizable? To clarify, a window that looks like a 
> > see-through box. The borders of the window need to be visible, and the 
> > window needs to be resizable accordingly, but the user needs to be able to 
> > see the desktop through the window...
> 
> just:
> ...
> set the blendlevel of stack X to Y
> ## where Y = 0 - 100
> ...
> This will only affect the "transparency" of that stack, everthing else like 
> "resizable" is NOT affected!
> 
> Check "blendlevel" in the dictionary, it's definitivley no rocket science 
> :-)
> 
> > Thanks,
> >
> > - Boo
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus
> 
> --
> Klaus Major
> http://www.major-k.de
> klaus at major.on-rev.com
> 
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