[Mono-winforms-list] transparency on a window

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Tue Jun 28 21:49:54 EDT 2005


> Is there a solution to implement transparency on a window ? I know that this
> functionnality is not yet fully supported with System.Windows.Forms, but is it
> possible with Gtk# ? And if yes, please could you show me were can I find
> information or sample code about this ?

Eventually it will be supported, it is not very hard, but it will
require major upgrades to your windowing system.

So do not expect this to work on the short-term.  In the medium-term (6
months from now) most Linux distributions will have all the components
in place to make this happen out of the box.

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