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I'm trying to make a desktop wallpaper application with video support.

But stuck at z-order.

Any suggestions? How to put autoit window before desktop listview?

I'm currently attaching window to the WorkerW. also tried the $HWND_BOTTOM const of _WinAPI_SetWindowPos but when i apply this, win goes invisible.

no luck yet :) any help will be appreciated


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hi aNewLyfe, this might be a bit more involved than you anticipated. A quick web search showed me:

DreamScene achieves it. Mysteriously. $$$.

VLC achieves it. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/18167/set-a-video-as-your-desktop-wallpaper-with-vlc/

Maybe automate VLC or/with some command line fu? http://superuser.com/questions/678670/starting-vlc-via-command-line-to-play-a-video-as-desktop-wallpaper

These guys made some headway too http://www.pouet.net/topic.php?which=7440&page=1

That last link asserts that it may not be as simple as window ordering.

This is interesting. Maybe we'll see your implementation in the example scripts section one day?

Good luck.

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thanks for your great reply and sources :)

yeah, now i see it's not all about z-order.

hi aNewLyfe, this might be a bit more involved than you anticipated. A quick web search showed me:

DreamScene achieves it. Mysteriously. $$$.

VLC achieves it. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/18167/set-a-video-as-your-desktop-wallpaper-with-vlc/
Maybe automate VLC or/with some command line fu? http://superuser.com/questions/678670/starting-vlc-via-command-line-to-play-a-video-as-desktop-wallpaper

These guys made some headway too http://www.pouet.net/topic.php?which=7440&page=1

That last link asserts that it may not be as simple as window ordering.

This is interesting. Maybe we'll see your implementation in the example scripts section one day?

Good luck.


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