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Windows 7: W7 Resources, transparency/hue?

08 Mar 2010   #1

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W7 Resources, transparency/hue?


I've been working on customizing my workspace and fiddling around in Restorator. I've successfully replaced my start orb and I understand how it handles bmp transparency, but I don't understand how msstyles files handle png transparency.

Here's a screenshot showing the results of what I've done so far: click

I got the taskbar white space and area under the start orb and clock transparent by filling the 1x3 resource with black at 10% transparency, which worked, but it wouldn't work with any color but black. If I used yellow at a low opacity it would just be bright yellow when I applied it.

I've tried alpha channels but that doesn't seem to help either. What am I doing wrong?

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09 Mar 2010   #2

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Still need help with this!
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11 Mar 2010   #3

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Nobody? I know it can be done
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11 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 64 Bit

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 W7 Resources, transparency/hue?

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