Re: Widget Overlays

On Wed, 2007-04-11 at 12:09 +0200, Tim Janik wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Matthew Bucknall wrote:

> > I've considered hovering undecorated 'always above' top-level windows
> > above my main window, but the icons are not rectangular in shape, so I
> > need to deal with transparency (I don't know how), and I also need to
> > control their position relative to the main window with pixel precision
> > otherwise things are just going to look wonky.
> see gtk_widget_shape_combine_mask():

Using a toplevel window seems unnecessary. Why not just make a custom
container that has two overlapping child windows, put the overlayed
stuff and the shape mask on the upper window and the rest in the lower

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