I should have mentioned to use the previously attached file in place of
7toolbar1.bmp (just find/replace in the .css and change to transp.gif). Be
sure the transp.gif file exists in the DQSD folder next to the
If that works, you may need to remove the black pixels in dqsd.png (little
magnifying glass icon) and make them "transparent" (alpha channel) as well.
If the transp.gif works, you may need to add a few colored pixels at the
very top of the file to best match the embossed look at the top of the
taskbar (as seen in the 7toolbar1.bmp). I recommend you do all of this in
I've not installed the latest IE9, so please reply with whether or not you
got it to look better. Thanks!
From: Admin-VYSA [mailto:admin@vysa...]
Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 12:50 PM
To: kairys@comc...; 'DQSD users mailing list'
Subject: Re: [DQSD-Users] Bar color, again
Did you try using this .GIF file I included in my Win7 x64 Theme which uses
the Alpha Channel that IE9's adoption of the RGBA color space uses? Also,
you might want to try all black (RGB: 0/0/0).
Rather quiet is this list. I hope someone is still reading it :)
I've written a few times about my problems getting the search bar to sit
transparently in my Windows 7 taskbar. I had it looking pretty good until I
installed IE 9 beta, and now it's a light blue for some reason. See
Please can anyone tell me how to control this. I would be happy to force it
to the same color as my task bar if I could; I've tried putting colors in my
localsearch.css for .txtfld, .clock background but the color I get seems not
to be related to the color I put in, and it doesn't cover the whole area