Re: 2 questions (resending)

Dan Riley (daniel@vailsys.com)
Fri, 18 Sep 1998 07:58:58 -0500


Albert Dorofeev wrote:
> 
> Subject:  Re: 2 Questions
> To:  afterstep@linuxcenter.com
> Date:  Thu, 17 Sep 1998 15:08:44 +0200 (CEST)
> 
> Marcin Pacyna writes:
> > >     How about http:/www.afterstep.org/screenshots/intinig-current.jpg or is
> > > this the same story, just with the images lined up REALLY well, because there
> > > seem to be none of the joining problems as with .../chris.jpg?
> > >
> > >     Adler
> >
> > Unless both of these terms are Eterms then yeah they are really well lined
> > up... If you really want to waste a lot of cpu time for transparency then
> > go for Eterm :)
> 
> Okay, i feel guilty about this particular image because
> you can see me talking to intinig there and how he made
> the screenshot :)
> The trick is very simple in theory. You have to use Eterm
> that allows background pixmaps. After that you can put
> a pixmap with the same content as the root window in the
> background and be happy.
> intinig went a step further. It is not _actually_ transparent
> but it is damn close to that. 

I put up a similiar shot of this in action at
http://www.w3n.net/~jd/eterm.gif. It is just Eterm --trans, a
pseudo-transparent Eterm.

-- 
Dan Riley
daniel@vailsys.com

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