Need window with transparent portions
Posted on 2003-03-26
Can anybody help me to create windows (forms?) with alpha channel, that is, having transparent or semitransparent portions inside the bounding rectangle? I saw something like that on the about box of Photoshop 7 and on Norton Safeguard from Norton Utilities. Notice that simply copying and blending the background image on the form is not a really good idea because it's wery hard to update it dynamically. Just consider that our form is "always on top" and an other window is going to be moved behind our form.