Transparent Windows?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Benjamindaines, Feb 12, 2006.

  1. Benjamindaines macrumors 68030

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    I was sitting around today and had a nice idea for the next version of OS X. I would like it so when a window is inactive it automatically goes slightly transparent, much like the menu bars in the earlier version so OS X. What do you think of this idea? Is there any software out there that will make that happen?

    --Enjoy and Thanks.
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Some programs already support window transparency. Two examples that I can think of are Adium X and Mactracker.
     
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  4. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I don't use Terminal that much. <.<
     
  5. grapes911 Moderator emeritus

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    That's a shame. :p


    I'm sure that are a bunch of them, but I thought Terminal was an important one because it comes standard with OS X.
     
  6. Benjamindaines thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Every app in OS X (that I'm aware of) supports transparent windows with this
     
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  8. SiliconAddict macrumors 603

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    Oh that's too freaking cool. *Add it to his list of must have apps for his MBP* :D
     
  9. dylan macrumors 6502

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    NewsFire does this. It fades in and out. It also has a nice fade animation when it quits.
     
  10. mdavey macrumors 6502a

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    Anyone know how to just re-enable this feature?
     

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