[Tkinter-discuss] Transparent Background Text

Metz, Bobby W, WWCS bwmetz at att.com
Fri Sep 15 02:37:28 CEST 2006

I've heard transparency is available in newer versions of Tk but not
sure it's trickled into a tkinter distribution yet.

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[mailto:tkinter-discuss-bounces at python.org]On Behalf Of Cameron Laird
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To: Mikkel Jans
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Subject: Re: [Tkinter-discuss] Transparent Background Text

On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 01:05:24AM -0700, Mikkel Jans wrote:
> Is it possible to make a text widget's background transparent? 
Effectively, no.  Under Windows, with enough C-level coding, you
might get results that are temporarily satisfying, but it turns
out to be quite a hard problem.
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