How to make a stack transparent but the fields and images on it a different blend level

Martin Koob mkoob at
Sun Dec 26 10:32:52 EST 2010

I had tried to do this to make a floating window with a translucent boarder
and text boxes that were opaque by having no blend on the text boxes and
buttons and a blend on the stack It did not work.  All of the objects were
translucent as well.  Is seems in  Live Code that the Stack blend adds to
all of the blends on the objects in the stack.  

The way  you could do it would be to use a window shape which can have
different levels of transparency.  You would need to make a png image that
has areas that you want opaque with no opacity and then the other areas with
opacity or holes in the stack

There is an article in revup newsletter by Scott Rossi explaining how to do


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