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bba
Posts: 266
Registered: ‎04-01-2009

Transparent Background on real device

Hello,

does this

 

 <transparent>true</transparent>

 work on the real device? I heard that it is not working on the real thing.

Anyone?

 

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elena_laskavaia
Posts: 417
Registered: ‎10-27-2010

Re: Transparent Background on real device

if you expect to see wallpaper  - no it does not, it would be black background

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bba
Posts: 266
Registered: ‎04-01-2009

Re: Transparent Background on real device

thanks!

 

so then why is it called transparent?

On the simulator it showed so nice with the current background. now my app doesnt make too much sense anymore... :-(

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JRab
Posts: 2,462
Registered: ‎11-04-2010

Re: Transparent Background on real device

@bba: thats just the tag for it -- different platforms treat it differently. sorry about your app!

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UMeier
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-27-2011
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Re: Transparent Background on real device

Does anyone know whether there will be the possibility to set the background transparent with future updates of the OS?
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jtegen
Posts: 6,536
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
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Re: Transparent Background on real device

It will be in the release notes after a new update is posted. We have never known much prior to a new release.
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tensioncore
Posts: 323
Registered: ‎12-13-2010
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Re: Transparent Background on real device

how about adding your own background? a simulated background...?
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UMeier
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Re: Transparent Background on real device

The idea was to use an own background which is partially transparent so that the user still sees his personal wallpaper but knows that he can't interact with it.
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