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Windows 7: Taskbar picture

25 Nov 2009   #1
lucas755

Windows 7
 
 
Taskbar picture

Hi. I've noticed that on Wikipedia, and other sites, there have been pictures of the taskbar, with transparency. For example, this one:



My question is, how is that picture captured with the transparency? It's impossible with normal screencapturing, I think.


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25 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lucas755 View Post
Hi. I've noticed that on Wikipedia, and other sites, there have been pictures of the taskbar, with transparency. For example, this one:



My question is, how is that picture captured with the transparency? It's impossible with normal screencapturing, I think.





Go to search > snipping tool > and just follow instructions.
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25 Nov 2009   #3
lucas755

Windows 7
 
 

Yeah, but that captures the part of your background behind it, too.
That picture had it translucent, as if there was no background.
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25 Nov 2009   #4
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Choose your background carefully or select a simple grey colour background
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