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Bug 131400 - Transparency setting on a terminal window not showing everything
Transparency setting on a terminal window not showing everything
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-08-31 19:44 EDT by Paul F. Johnson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-05 18:29:45 EST
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Description Paul F. Johnson 2004-08-31 19:44:25 EDT
Description of problem:
If I set the transparency of the terminal window to (say) 45%, I can
see the background image, but nothing else which is on the desktop
(such as icons or other open windows)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make the terminal window 45% transparent
2. Move over any open windows
Actual results:
The open windows (such as if I open a terminal window over this page
while editting it), are not viewable, but the background behind
everything else is.

Expected results:
You should only be able to see what is directly behind the open
terminal window. Looks like the window stacking is not correct

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2004-11-05 18:29:45 EST
Unfortunately, X currently doesn't provide a mechanism for doing what
you want.  Gnome-terminal merely provides a pseudo-transparency (just
shows the desktop background).  In the future when X Composite support
becomes mature this should be possible, but that is going to be a while.

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