[Gtk-sharp-list] Ignore window effects

mdfederici mdfederici at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 19 20:27:41 EDT 2010

I made a video so that everyone can see what I'm talking about. See this


At the beginning and at the end you can see the annoying flashes as I
transition from the desktop to my window and back again using hide() and
show(). If anyone can help me on how to avoid this I would greatly
appreciate it.

mdfederici wrote:
> I am trying to simulate window compositing by having a fullscreen window
> show a screenshot of my desktop. The problem which I'm having is when I
> show the window, its creation is noticeable. What I mean is the window
> like expands rather than just immediately occupying the full screen. Also,
> when I hide the window, the screen seems to flash. I would like to be able
> to show and hide my window without these effects so that what I render on
> top of the screenshot doesn't seem so fake. I don't believe that my OS
> (ubuntu 9.10) is causing these effects, but it is possible I suppose. Has
> anyone come across anything like this before? Is this possible? Thank you.
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