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I'd like to make my terminal look like tempered glass

I'd like to make my terminal acrylic looking, like tempered glass. I installed hyper and installed hyper-acrylic. I followed the instructions and wrote acrylic: { blur: "acrylic", // &...
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ffmpeg: disable transparent in all gif frames

with FFMPEG, I try to disable transparent mode for all frames in gif, from png files. I tried many options in FFMPEG, but with my many tests, I only get the first frame to be transparent disable, all ...
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Add transparent padding to a overlay concat process in ffmpeg

I'm trying to run a concatenate process, what I want to do is use a video, resize it, blur, use same video as an overlay with a transparent padding, so the area where the padding would be would ...
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ARGB in Adobe Illustrator

I need to create some icons and my client's requirements are (A: 0, R:255, G: 255, B: 255) for the background.  I'm working on Adobe Illustrator, how do I change the Alpha? When the background is ...
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Making GIFs with ffmpeg: what does "transparency_color" do?

I've been making GIFs from PNGs using FFmpeg, using commands like the following: ffmpeg -framerate 10 -pattern_type glob -i '*.png' -filter_complex "[0:v] split [a][b];[a] palettegen=...
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Turning off transparency effect on windows 10 taskbar only

Is it possible to turn off transparency effect on only taskbar, leaving this effect on start menu and other "windows"? Because when I turning it off in settings -> personalization -> ...
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How do I get a full color watermark in Word?

I have added a watermark to my Word document and it automatically fades the color. I would like it to show up in full color. I did a Google search and tried everything I could find. I unchecked the '...
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Weird transparency bug that happens with fullscreen or maximized applications

CPU: i9-10980HK GPU 0 (Integrated): Intel UHD Graphics GPU 1 (Discrete): RTX 3070 Laptop I have no clue what I'm looking at. I had updated Chrome, Zoom, Nvidia Drivers and I tried restoring all of ...
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Why is black (0, 0, 0) the default color of transparency?

I like to make my masks and I always notice something funny. Whenever I paste a transparent image on MS Paint (not sure what version), the transparent colors are always the default black (0, 0, 0). ...
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How to convert MOV (with Alpha) to MP4 (with ALpha) - using FFmpeg [closed]

I am trying to convert a MOV (with alpha channel) to WebM and Mp4 (with Alpha channel) using FFmpeg. The WebM video is coming with the Alpha channel. But the video is not supported in SAFARI Browser. ...
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PNG -- extract transparency mask, color, then reapply

I have a PNG which is basically some icons colored in certain ways, with a transparency mask around the edges of them. I want to recolor these icons in certain ways. The way I want to approach it is ...
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How to ignore transparency when using ffmpeg with PNG files? [duplicate]

Every topic I find shows how to keep the transparency but I want to remove it without having to change the image format. Camtasia is crashing when I import the ffmpeg encoded MP4 file using the PNG ...
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Transparent windows in Windows 10 Pro over videos & color shift while browsing

I recently bought a new MSI laptop and after installing windows 10 pro I am facing some issues with the screen. First of all, it goes to night mode (shifts color tune) when I am browsing the internet ...
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Strange "transparent look" windows in Windows 10

I'm using an MSI Modern 15 laptop and there's an issue that has been appearing very often. Some windows, such as system windows, chrome pop-up windows or even the file searcher show the same problem. ...
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Why are Windows 10 transparency effects temperamental?

The "Transparency Effects" (aka Acrylic, Aero Glass, Frosted Glass, Translucency, Background Blur, etc) in Windows 10 sometimes (but not always) do not work on my computer, despite the ...
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How to make Terminator terminal emulator transparent in dwm?

How to make window transparency for Terminator terminal emulator work with dwm? I've set background transparency inside Terminator settings. It works with ordinary Ubuntu 20.04 windows manager, but ...
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Set display color of transparecy in PNG

Is it possible to set the color that the transparency of a PNG should be displayed with, if viewed standalone? My motivation is: if I have a PNG with white text and transparency and I show this image ...
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debian 10 buster gnome wayland. How to make my terminal transparent?

I just updated Debian from stretch to buster. It now uses Gnome Wayland. Before I had my terminal transparent using devilspie2. Now that doesn't work anymore. I guess it is because gnome now uses ...
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Outlook 2016 UI transparency bug

I'm using Outlook 2016 64-bit. Often, when switching to the Outlook window, there'll be a UI glitch that makes elements of the interface transparent. You can see in the sample image below. Disabling ...
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LibreWriter: Semitransparent paragraph area with page background

How do I make paragraphs that: Have semitransparent area color (e.g. white) Have padding around the text Have visible background image from the page The result should print like this document prints:...
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Turning a series of PNG files into GIF with black transparent background

I have a series of RGB PNG images and I'd like to turn them into a single animated GIF file with black=transparent. The following command was recommended elsewhere, but it doesn't seem to turn the ...
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Make a Background Transparent in Paint.net

I am trying to Get Rid of Background and Make a background Transparent in Paint.net. I have only just downloaded the software and don't know a lot about it.
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libx265 -crf transparency

I would like to know (even if it is subjective opinion) what is considered "transparency" when encoding with libx265. In other words, what value do I need to put after "-crf" to get a video that has ...
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ffmpeg gif frames overlapping when made from transparent images

I'm trying to make a gif from a series of transparent pngs but when I play the resulting gif back the frames overlap the first frame can be seen through. Here's the command I was using(as part of a ...
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Strange behavior of compton composite manager with several terminals (i3 wm)

I am using i3 window manager and compton composite manager to make some windows transparent. Here is my compton.conf menu-opacity = 0.95; inactive-opacity = 0.7;#this option doesn't work ...
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Why doesn't my bmp save with transparent background? [duplicate]

I have the following .bmp file called mapa.bmp As you can see, from the embedded picture, my background is fully transparent. I made sure to check and my Image->Mode is set to RGB as well. and I ...
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ImageMagick: combine two images with transparency at the border

I have two JPGs one big.jpg and the other small.jpg. I want to extract a region region.jpg of big.jpg of the same size as small.jpg and merge region.jpg and small.jpg into a result.jpg. result.jpg is ...
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Visio 2016 Font Transparency (Watermark)

Searching how to make a font translucent, transparent, or look like a watermark in Visio seems to be elusive. It's common to see the question asked for the word Draft or Confidential, but every guide ...
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overlaying .png without loosing transparency of .mov using FFMPEG

I am trying to overlay .png(transparent image) over .mov (transparent video) using this blog. I am using basic command like, ffmpeg -i inputVideo.mov -i overlay.png -filter_complex "overlay=100:...
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How do I resize an animated GIF and keep transparency?

I tried to resize an animated GIF with transparency, but it turned the background a solid white. How do I keep the transparency? I read https://superuser.com/a/556031/130929 and tried >set ...
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GIMP: Set All New Images to Default Transparent Background?

Is there a way in GIMP to set an option so that all new images are created with a transparent background? Currently, when I Ctrl+N (New Image), I have to click "Advanced Options", then open the ...
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Why do some viewers/editors not properly open this SVG file?

Consider this SVG file (box.com link; I can't upload it here.) It has a "checked" or "marked-v" symbol, black on transparency. The weird thing is, some viewers show it properly, while others show it ...
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Photoshop, black color instead of transparency when pasting from clipboard

After reinstalling Windows I got a problem that transparency is lost when I paste image from clipboard, from another program(like browser). Instead of transparency photoshop using full black color. I ...
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Changing colours in Gimp 2.10

I have been supplied a logo sitting on a white background. It is all one layer. I want to change the logo so that it has a transparent background. It is not possible to go back to the person who ...
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Printing on transparency sheets with a Dell 5130cdn printer

I am trying to determine if I will melt transparency sheets and destroy my boss' Dell 5130cdn printer if I attempt to print them. We have 3M LaserJet and HP InkJet transparency sheets available and ...
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play video containing transparency such that contents of window below can peek through?

I really like the 'flamethrower' effect the presenter adds while making an important point in this video at 7:50 I asked him how he did it; he overlaid it in post-production. I want to be able to do ...
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Animating transparency in powerpoint

I want to make a picture in a powerpoint slide become more transparent gradually, and then remain so for the rest of that slide's display. I cannot find an option to animate the transparency process ...
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How to print PDF containing transparency and layered graphics keeping non vector images quality

I'm impressed how hard it is to do a simple task: print/save as PDF some transparent vectored images, as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint graphics. Word can save as PDF and keep the transparency ...
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Printing image on transparency without scrunching it

I have some transparencies which I bought from staples office store. They are meant for all different kinds of printers (they have a coating on one side). When I tried printing on them, I noticed ...
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How do crossfade 3 pngs keeping background transparent so I can put it on a background video

I'm trying to take 3 PNG images with transparent background and make a crossfade video with them so I can then put that video on to a background video. I understand I can do possibly do this in 1 ...
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Specify background color when converting GIF to MP4 with ffmpeg

I have an animated GIF with transparency. I want to convert it to an MP4. When I do so, the transparent regions are filled with fully opaque white. I'd like to specify the color used to replace these ...
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Is it possible for an image to be the complementary color of its background?

If I have a transparent image, it will take the color of its background. Sometimes, however, the foreground of my image is the same color of the background. And sometimes I think it would look cool to ...
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Paint (Windows 8)

What is "Any transparency will be lost if you save this picture. do you want to continue?" because after I'm edit PNG pictures on paint,still appear the questions about "Any transparency will be lost ...
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Getting a transparent background with terminator -- so I can see the X11 root window behind, *not* other windows

I use Terminator 1.90-1 and Openbox 3.6.1 on a Debian system. Recently a new version of Terminator stopped supporting transparency, and I was advised to install a compositing program like xcompmgr or ...
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Reversing transparency in a png with photoshop

I have a picture in which two characters are standing one over the other. The problem is that in said picture i accidentally dropped the opacity levels of the first character who was superposing the ...
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Convert a video to transparent using ffmpeg

Want to convert the black part in the video to transparent so can be used in modern browsers to overlay Presently doing things using html canvas
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Merge two images with transparency in imagemagick

I have two images without transparency (two photos) and I want to combine these images into one image where first image covers second image. How to scale these images to the same size and merge with ...
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Merge two videos with transparency in ffmpeg

I have two videos merged into one file using below command. Unfortunately second video covers first video and it is not visible. How to make second video transparent (eg. 50%)? ffmpeg -i in1.mp4 -...
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Save PDF from PowerPoint (.pptx) with transparent background

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I want to use some pictures I've made for an old PowerPoint presentation. The way I am doing it now is: I put each figure in one slide, then I save the ...
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Issue in Windows 10 with lack of icon transparency for System icons

Just started using Windows 10 and I'm seeing that system icons are not transparent and instead I'm seeing the white and grey placeholder background (chequerboard) you usually see to indicate a ...
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