Is backdrop better these days?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at
Mon Nov 25 14:53:17 EST 2013

I often use:

set the backdrop to "dark gray"

when working in the IDE to hide my clutter.  I have an old kiosk
application running as a standalone on Windows that uses an logo image as
the backdrop.  I've never had problems with it really, with new or old
versions.  2 cents.


On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:25 PM, tbodine wrote:

> Hi all.
> I'm working to add backdrop or an alternative method to an app used for
> presentations to hide the desktop. I see posts from 05 and 09 say backdrop
> is more trouble than it's worth... is that still so or has it been
> improved/fixed?
> I did roll my own "curtain" substack as an experiment, but the bit I'm
> missing is how to layer the curtain substack so stays behind the main
> stack.
> Suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Tom Bodine
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