Transparent apps? Is it a thing?  

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    Transparent apps? Is it a thing?

    I've been messing around with transparency and am undecided as to its implementation. Fluent design is a thing with UWP apps and employs all this eye-candy stuff - bringing it to 'normal' apps allows for some manipulation.

    The following examples show the differences - a lot depends on the users background, obviously.

    Seems it works OK in a Dark theme environment

    Transparent apps? Is it a thing?-darkcapture.png

    but can be hard to read with a Light theme.(Maybe we need to tone down the transparency here)

    Transparent apps? Is it a thing?-lightcapture.png

    Perhaps MS went with the partial transparent windows for that reason...

    I, however, am an all-or-nothing person.. LOL.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Hi Superfly, I really like the transparency, but I would probably break things if I tried to do it.
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  3. Posts : 7,254
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Looks nice. I think its from the navigation pain of an app which has transparency. For instance on settings. Would be cool to have the option to enable the whole window like that.
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