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Windows 7: Invisible colour for msstyles

27 Sep 2009   #1
boywithaxe

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Invisible colour for msstyles

Hey, I was trying to replace the markee for the progress bar (resource number 664 under IMAGE in .msstyles) and I keep getting a black backgound even though it is translucent in the png. My question then is, what is the translucentcolour value for 7?


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27 Sep 2009   #2
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

If it's done the same way as it is on the taskbar then the transparent parts shouldn't be 100% transparent, but really really close to full trans.
Try for example giving the parts you want to be transparent a level of 99% transparency.

See this old thread to see if it makes more sense than my above explanation!: skinning question - taskbar transparency
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27 Sep 2009   #3
boywithaxe

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Cheers, that makes sense, I'll try it when I get some time.

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