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Re: [pygame] Transparency

I think the current wxPython docs (an api reference) are online:

there is also the wxWidgets (the underlying c++ library) that has
various docs online, but I wouldn't recommend using them when working
with wxPython cause its hard to know how things map

My suggestion is to stick mostly to the wxPython demo for learning
(every sample demo has editable source in the "demo code" tab that you
can play with and see how it affects the demo right away - very cool)

On 7/23/07, Ian Mallett <geometrian@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
wxPython's documentation is only available in .tar.bz2 format.  I can't get
bzip2 to work.  Can someone decompress it for me and send it to me as a .zip
file?  Thanks,

On 7/23/07, Brian Fisher <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I may not be understanding you right - but it sounds like you want to
> have a pygame window that lets other windows on the desktop show
> through...
> If that is what you are after, then you will not be able to achieve
> that with pygame. SDL has no features at all for either custom shaped
> windows or window transparency (which are the two OS level
> technologies I know of that can let you achieve what it sounds like
> you are asking about)
> wxPython is the only thing I know of that has that kind of thing as a
> feature (if you are interested, check out the "ShapedWindow" sample in
> the miscellaneous section of the wxPython demo)
> On 7/22/07, Ian Mallett < geometrian@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to make a program where at any time there are three oddly
> > bars on the screen.  I do not want them to appear to be in a window.  My
> > problem is that, setting the flags argument in pygame.display.set_mode
() to
> > NOFRAME, the surface must then be filled ( surface.fill() ).  I don't
> > to cover up my transparentness though...
> > Ian
> >