Re: Wharf & xplanet

Andrew Ferguson (
Sat, 17 Mar 2001 13:58:06 -0500

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001 23:39:40 wrote:
> but if an open window is underneith Wharf, the icons overlay 
> the open window with the xplanet background, so it is no longer truly 
> transparent.  

This is due to an Xserver limitation. X does not support true transparency,
only pseudo-transparency where one can see the root background through the
"transparent" sections.

> Also, pressing on this part of the background presses 
> the Wharf button, whereas before, the buttons were "shaped" where you 
> had to actually press the foreground part of the button.  Anyone 
> able to shed some light on this?  Thanks in advance.

Not sure about this one.

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