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Possible to have transparecy though to desktop?
« on: May 06, 2012, 01:25:14 pm »
Is there a way to have the entire window itself have transparency ? I have been playing with a splash screen using the none options so no resize or close or anything, maybe it might even it might turn into a updater that can use the network stuff to check the net for a update or something b4 the app launches. Anyway I am sure you know the thing i am talking about a splash screen that is transparent though to the desktop.

Can this be done in SFML? I know how to use transparency in images.. but not in the render window itself.
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Re: Possible to have transparecy though to desktop?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2012, 03:33:23 pm »
SFML doesn't provide this feature, but you can retrieve the window handle and call the corresponding system-specific functions.
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