View Full Version : [SOLVED] Netbeans and transparent pain

November 23rd, 2009, 04:47 PM
Pretty simple one this (hopefully).

I use netbeans as a C++ ide and when debugging I often drag the variables tab (the exact tab doesn't matter) out of the main window and position it on another screen.

However when I click back into the main screen to continue the debugging flow the, now separate, variables window goes transparent.

Now, I can right click on the title-bar and force on top but I can't work out how to force opacity. Whilst it is still usable when transparent after a while it is not exactly nice on the eyes.

Does anyone have any idea how I could fix this. Is there a turn off transparency option for ubuntu, java (or indeed netbeans itself) that I could temporarily invoke.

O, I am using 64bit 9.10 ubuntu and Netbeans 6.7.1.

Any help is greatly appreciated but don't bother telling me to change ide. I know there are better ones about but I am lazy and have finally got used to NetBeans.

November 23rd, 2009, 04:55 PM
It depend on the language of your Ubuntu installation. Probably you can try something like System->Settings->Appearance, select the last tab (visual effects(?)) and select "none"?

November 23rd, 2009, 05:48 PM
Cheers, that wass exactly what I am after.

December 29th, 2009, 02:11 PM
Same problem but I do not like to disable desktop effects.

Any idea how to disable transparency?

Thanks, Max

January 7th, 2010, 07:41 PM
here is solution