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Backdrop

A simple XCMD to put up a backdrop window which obscures the desktop, and any other application's windows.

Backdrop XCMD. Version 1.1d1, by Sam Deane. Copyright 1994 ULTRALAB. Compiled 16:45:45, 28/04/94. Debugging code included.


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Description

This XCMD creates a simple window to obscure the desktop. You can choose the colour of the window, but thats about it.

Example script

on mouseUp
  hide menubar
  Backdrop create
  
  set the cursor to "mouse 1"
  wait until the mouseClick
  
  close window backdrop
  show menubar
end mouseUp

Commands

create

This is the only command currently. It creates a new backdrop window.

The syntax is:

  Backdrop "create" {,<colour>}

The optional <colour> command should contain three items, describing the red, green and blue parts for an RGB colour.

Example script for create

on mouseUp
  hide menubar
  Backdrop create,"-1,0,0"
  
  set the cursor to "mouse 1"
  wait until the mouseClick
  
  close window backdrop
  show menubar
end mouseUp

Properties


Messages


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