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TextDescriptor.TransparentFactor property

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short for Visual C++

integer for Visual Basic




object.TextDescriptor.TransparentFactor [=integer]


object.CellsManager.TextDescriptor(UniqueID).TransparentFactor [=integer]




Applies alpha channel transparency to text.

This property value can range from a default value of 0 (total opacity) to a value of 255 (total transparency). A value entered out of this range produces either a value of  0 or a value of  255, whichever is closer to the entered value.

Below you can see a sample of two identical buttons, the left one with the property set to 0 (total opacity) and the right one with the property set to 128.




See also

TextDescriptor object.

TextDescrCaption, TextDescrLT, TextDescrCT, TextDescrRT, TextDescrLM, TextDescrRM, TextDescrLB, TextDescrCB, and TextDescrRB properties.

How to put text over the button section.

How to manage alpha channel transparency section.

How to manage cells section.