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Fullscreen foreground video shouldn't be semi-transparent even if not focused


Description Rion 2016-02-14 16:51:15 CET
I have two monitors. Usually I do something on one and watch TV shows on second.
To make xfce look a litte more nice I added small transparency to not-focused windows.

The problem is if watch my videos in fullscreen on one monitor and do something on another video becomes semitransparent and I see xfce panel on top, what is pretty much weird.
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2016-02-15 11:35:42 CET
That sounds perfectly normal and to be expected:

 - You set non focused window to be semi-transaparent, once the video window loses focus, it's semi-transparent as expected.

 - Full-screen windows are set back to aa normal layer when the lose focus as well, to avoid hiding another regular focused window, which explains why you see the panel once the video window loses focus.

All normal, no bug here, works as intended.
Comment 2 Rion 2016-02-15 12:26:40 CET

Could you please suggest something to make video not transparent then?
But I'd like to keep inactive semi-transparency for all other windows.

Maybe xfce supports some settings based on window class or anything like this?

Of course I had to mark this request as "enhancement" and not a bug. Sorry for this.
Comment 3 Rion 2016-02-15 20:22:04 CET
Ok I solved both problems by disabling semi-transparency for inactive windows and setting "always on top" for my player.

thanks for your great help!

Bug #12450

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Reported on: 2016-02-14
Last modified on: 2016-02-15


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