Layered windows seen via remote desktop

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Subject: Layered windows seen via remote desktop
Posted by:  Vincent Fatica (vince@blackholespam.net)
Date: 11 Sep 2008

I'm using layered windows to present an "on-screen display" ... text (topmost,
possibly with alpha) on a transparent background.  It works fine at the local
machine, but not when the desktop is viewed via RemoteDesktop.  When viewed via
RD, I see the actual background colorref that is specified as the transparent
color.  Is there anything I can do about that, or is it simply a limitation of
layered windows and RD?  Thanks.

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- Vince

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