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Invisible Gui

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Ok, anyone knows how to make in invisible GUI but all other features are visible? so you get a floating button and stuff like that.

either that, cuz im trying to make a button on a GUI with a picture covering it. As the button doesnt work if it is over the picture(bmp), then i need to make an invisible GUI, or does anyone know how to make a button work over another GUI object like a picture?

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someone on here made an online radio player, there GUI was transparent with a BMP file used for the background and controls floating on top.

The code they wrote is below, but you'll have to see if you can figure it out sorry I got to get on, I'm guessing its the $WS_EX_LAYERED option and the GUICtrlSetStyle($caption, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)

GUICtrlSetStyle($caption, $DS_SETFOREGROUND) stuff..

Dim $s_TempFile
$bmp = _TempFile()
FileInstall("gui_2.bmp", $bmp)
$bmp2 = $bmp
#endregion set-skin
$caption = "Online Radio Jukebox"
$gui = GUICreate("Online Radio Jukebox", 230, 150, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP + $WS_SYSMENU + $WS_MINIMIZEBOX, $WS_EX_LAYERED)
GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "Close")
$caption = GUICtrlCreateLabel($caption, 12, 4, 180, 14)
GUICtrlSetStyle($caption, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetStyle($caption, $DS_SETFOREGROUND)
GUICtrlSetFont($caption, 9, 400, -1, "Arial Bold")
GUICtrlSetColor($caption, 0xffd700)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($caption, "_Drag")
$min = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 198, 4, 11, 11)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($min, "Minimize")
GUICtrlSetTip($min, "Minimize")
$close = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 210, 4, 11, 11)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($close, "Close")
GUICtrlSetTip($close, "Close")
$combo_name = GUICtrlCreateCombo("Choose your RadioStation", 13, 30, 153, 90)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "ComboEvent")
GUICtrlSetStyle(-1, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetData($combo_name, ReadStation())
$Volume = GUICtrlCreateSlider(13, 77, 152, 20)
GUICtrlSetStyle(-1, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
$VolLevel = $oMediaPlaySettings.Volume
GUICtrlSetData(-1, $VolLevel)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent(-1, "SliderEvent")
GUICtrlCreateLabel("Volume", 73, 62, 40, 20)
GUICtrlSetStyle(-1, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetColor(-1, 0xff)
$Play = GUICtrlCreateButton("Play", 175, 30, 45, 22)
GUICtrlSetStyle($Play, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Play, "Play")
$Stop = GUICtrlCreateButton("Stop", 175, 55, 45, 22)
GUICtrlSetStyle($Stop, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Stop, "Stop")
$Load = GUICtrlCreateButton("Load", 175, 80, 45, 22)
GUICtrlSetStyle($Load, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Load, "Load")
$Add = GUICtrlCreateButton("Add", 50, 105, 45, 22)
GUICtrlSetStyle($Add, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Add, "Add")
$Delete = GUICtrlCreateButton("Delete", 105, 105, 45, 22)
GUICtrlSetStyle($Delete, -1, $WS_EX_TRANSPARENT)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($Delete, "Delete")
$pic = GUICtrlCreatePic($bmp, 0, 0, 230, 150)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($pic, "_Drag")
$contextmenu = GUICtrlCreateContextMenu($pic)
$min_item = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Min", $contextmenu)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($min_item, "Minimize")
$close_item = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Close", $contextmenu)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($close_item, "Close")
GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("", $contextmenu)
$about_item = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("About", $contextmenu)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($about_item, "About")
$add_item = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Add", $contextmenu)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($add_item, "Add")
$del_item = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Delete", $contextmenu)
GUICtrlSetOnEvent($add_item, "Delete")
#endregion GUICreate

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