Monthly Archives: November 2008

more than 2 years ago i started blogging on getting vfp to have transparent windows. no, not the fully transparent ones, but the vista like ones, where the window is transparent but the contents, including form objects, are opaque.

this was my first post as proof of concept:

http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/archive/2006/06/15/1838.aspx

and from proof of concept to the "real" thing http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/archive/2006/08/16/2261.aspx

with the technique described in detail here http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/archive/2006/08/27/2353.aspx

an alternate solution without forms - http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/archive/2006/09/11/2436.aspx 

and finally this long post using 2 forms :

http://weblogs.foxite.com/bernardbout/archive/2006/10/28/2765.aspx

of late i have been playing with the gdi+x classes and this is what i… Continue reading