Is backdrop better these days?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Mon Nov 25 14:59:55 EST 2013

Hi Tom,

Am 25.11.2013 um 20:25 schrieb tbodine <lvhdgc7 at>:

> 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?

may not help now, but in 6.5 you will be able to:
set the fullscreenmode of stack "xyz" to "noScale"
###"noScale" - The stack is not scaled, but is centered on the screen instead!
set the fullscreen of stack "xyz" to TRUE
Using the same stack as a backdrop seems like a good idea :-)

> Thanks,
> Tom Bodine



Klaus Major
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