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morall
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Microsoft

Making a button opaque / see through

I was watching this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGKyW4b_VXk

 

The author is able to make a button "see through" with a HTML rectangle (in the shape of a button) behind it with shading. They are able to make the button see through so you can see the shading.

 

How does he do this? Any ideas? 

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @morall ,

Set the fourth RGBA value in the Fill to a decimal for instance RGBA(128, 128, 128, 0.5) will get a nice semi-transparent grey

 

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @morall ,

Set the fourth RGBA value in the Fill to a decimal for instance RGBA(128, 128, 128, 0.5) will get a nice semi-transparent grey

 

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Pstork1
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In the RGBA() function the 4th parameter is a decimal value between 0 (transparent) and 1 (solid).  So the following would be the standard blue color at 50% transparency.  Assign that to the Fill property of the button.

RGBA(56, 96, 178, .5)


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eka24
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This video using bade64 is quite straight forward alternative;

https://youtu.be/BlSivf3bErA

 

Addition to what @WarrenBelz  and @Pstork1  have said

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