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Windows 7: Transparency Project

13 Mar 2010   #171

Windows 7 64-bit Windows 7 32-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prisoner View Post
If you look around the documentation, you'll find that making things transparent is easy, and that's most of my program.

WinSet, Transparent, ###, ahk_class
Simple as that. :) Replace the ### with the transparency number and the ahk_class with the class of the window, there you go.

However, some of the newer features at a tad bit more complicated...
I'm mostly talking about the gui. I guess whats easy to me is hard to you and vise versa.

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13 Mar 2010   #172

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Ahha. GUI took a long time to make, but I guess it was worth it in the end. :)

Just look up "GUI" in the documentation.
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13 Mar 2010   #173


Prisoner, is there any way the bug using image editing applications with aero crashing, can be fixed?
Also it also crashes if you are making a theme in Windows Style Builder and testing it
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13 Mar 2010   #174

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Well, I could always set it to turn transparency off if these windows are detected (maybe).

Also, I would like to know if anyone has any more features.
I'm sure that changing hotspot areas would be one, I'm working on it... but hopes are not high.
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17 Mar 2010   #175

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

I was fooling around with this at work and now it won't turn off transparency in Firefox. Any suggestions?
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17 Mar 2010   #176

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

I think there's a hotkey hidden in there somewhere that is meant to fix this problem. Check "Help with Hotkeys" on the main page of the app.
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17 Mar 2010   #177

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

The hotkey doesn't do anything...

as you can see, it's off but Firefox is still transparent.

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17 Mar 2010   #178

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

It should work, it's always worked for me. I believe you can get that side effect off if you just take the shortcut out of your startup folder if it's there and logoff/reboot.
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17 Mar 2010   #179

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1

I turned it off completely and restarted it. Now it's back to normal. Strange that the hotkey doesn't work for me here. I'll test it at home tonight
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18 Mar 2010   #180


Excellent work, Prisoner, Congrats & Thanks!!!
My comments :
- i would like different settings (for taskbar & windows, for exemple). Is it enable yet, or simply doable?
- i would definitely vote for an explorer background setting...
- i've met some prob with yahoo widgets (sometimes totally blacked... but not sure it's because of your app...)
- i second here the SG9's idea about donation... You don't need a credit card to get a Paypal account, only an e-mail and a current bank account... Think about it... !

And Congrats for the gadget minimizer too!!!
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