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Old 03-29-2003, 10:54 PM   #1
chrismiceli
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Eterm


is there an option to make it be transparent to whatever is behind it, not just to the wallpaper, for instance, instead of always seeing the wallpaper, like if I put mozilla under it it would show mozilla. true transparency?
 
Old 03-29-2003, 10:57 PM   #2
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i don't think that this is an option. but maybe someone else has some other proof.
 
Old 03-29-2003, 11:30 PM   #3
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I don't think that feature is in Eterm... check the homepage to be sure... but pretty sure.
 
Old 03-30-2003, 01:31 PM   #4
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The way it works is that Eterm just takes the image you use as your background as ITS background...so its faking transparency rather than being really transparent.

That's why unless you use Esetroot to set your background image, Eterm won't really pick it up.
 
Old 03-30-2003, 02:39 PM   #5
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Real transparency in X is still not available. Although there are a couple of projects such as xdirectfb that have achieved this. In fact, with zdirectfb you can make any GTK+ app transparent and adjust it's transparency level with your mouse scrollwheel. http://www.directfb.org/xdirectfb.xml check it out if you are interested.
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