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'Transparent' Theme: Is it Possible?

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http://crunchbang.org – pvsage wrote:XFWM4 seems to handle irregular windecs with ease.Indeed. xfwm4 seemingly generates a bitmap from images in the theme with gdk_pixbuf_render_threshold_alpha() (mypixmap.c, 863), convert the bitmap to X Shape shape with XShapeCombineMask() and apply it on the windows (frame.c, 643). Heh, smart design, although the approach may generate somewhat useless rectangles, and doesn't handle semi-transparent pixels in a flexible way. (HowTos)