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Re: fake transparency urxvt fails




Jonas Hedman wrote: 
> On 19-02-28 11:53, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > Jonas Hedman wrote: 
> > 
> > from the frequently useful archlinux wiki:
> > 
> > ####
> > ! Xresources file
> > 
> > URxvt*inheritPixmap: true
> > URxvt*transparent: true
> > ! URxvt*shading: 0 to 99 darkens, 101 to 200 lightens
> > URxvt*shading: 110
> > 
> > Using the URxvt*background setting exemplified above instead of
> > URxvt*shading will also work.
> > 
> > Note: Avoid using shading if you have a URxvt.tintColor set. Use
> > a different tintColor instead.
> > ####
> > 
> > 
> > See that last note? It's probably important.
> > 
> > -dsr-
> > 
> 
> Thanks for the reply! 
> 
> Alright this is now driving me crazy. I created a new user (in case I
> have some weird setting somewhere in my /home) set a wallpaper using feh
> saved the following minimal .Xresources:
> 
>     ! Xresources file
> 
>     URxvt*inheritPixmap: true
>     URxvt*transparent: true
>     ! URxvt*shading: 0 to 99 darkens, 101 to 200 lightens
>     URxvt*shading: 50
> 
> and ran xrdb on it to see if the problem comes from using tintColor 
> and shading. but nope this gives me a greyish bg (and with shading 100 
> it works just as before).
> 
> Am I missing some library or something like that? I feel pretty much
> lost now.

What happens if you remove 
URxvt*shading: 50
and add
URxvt*tintColor: [50]red

instead?

-dsr-