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Making a window look a bit more 'sleek'

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sandman

Hi,

I am making a GUI for an update script that I want to look pretty professional. The transparency for the window is currently set to 175, but this is what I would like it to have:

It would be really cool if I could have a transparency of 175 at the top of the window, and have a fading effect so that at the bottom of the window it is completely transparent. Basically, I need a 'gradient' from half-opacity at the top to full-transparency at the bottom.

Is this even possible? If so, how?

If anyone even knows of a color gradient UDF, I could probably modify it to be a gradient of transparency. So post something like that if you have it, please. :shocked:

Thanks,

SANDMAN!


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sandman

Bump! Need some help here!


[center]"Yes, [our app] runs on Windows as well as Linux, but if you had a Picasso painting, would you put it in the bathroom?" -BitchX.com (IRC client)"I would change the world, but they won't give me the source code." -Unknownsite . blog . portfolio . claimidcode.is.poetry();[/center]

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sandman

Sorry for the triple post.. but.. someone please answer?

Even an idea, not a complete thought.. I need something on this.


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BigDod
Here is a topic about gradients. Search for gradient and you will find more.


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sandman

Yeah, I already looked at that, downloaded the UDFs and stuff.. but I don't think I can change it to do transparency. Not with my noobish abilities, at least. :shocked:. Maybe you or Valuater could be able to transform it though.. ?


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Richard Robertson

If you plan to implement variant shades of transparency, your best bet would be to use GDI+ on your own.

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sandman

Okay.. I got the GDI+ DLL, but how do I find out what it can do and how? I searched a bit on this topic and found nothing, as I don't know what to search for :/


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