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[V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Cariboudjan
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Would anyone happen to know whether this plugin could grab color information from a Wallpaper Engine background?

It would be nice if the application saved a single screenshot whenever a Wallpaper Engine background were loaded, allowing people to use that jpeg to pull color information easily for other apps. Anyone know if it does this?
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Cariboudjan wrote: October 28th, 2019, 4:29 pm Would anyone happen to know whether this plugin could grab color information from a Wallpaper Engine background?

It would be nice if the application saved a single screenshot whenever a Wallpaper Engine background were loaded, allowing people to use that jpeg to pull color information easily for other apps. Anyone know if it does this?
I suppose instead of FrostedGlass plugin, Chameleon could do this. Give it a try...
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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balala wrote: October 28th, 2019, 6:12 pm I suppose instead of FrostedGlass plugin, Chameleon could do this. Give it a try...
Oops. I meant to post this in the Chameleon thead. Thanks.
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Cariboudjan wrote: October 29th, 2019, 3:27 am Oops. I meant to post this in the Chameleon thead. Thanks.
Ok, it happens sometimes. But Chameleon definitely can do what you want.
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I don't think it can, since it needs a jpeg in order for it to pull information from. Wallpaper Engine, to my knowledge, doesn't do this. It is an animated overlay on the Windows desktop that the Chameleon plugin obviously won't be able to read.
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I suppose you could save a screenshot of the Wallpaper Engine, have windows use it as the wallpaper, then start Wallpaper Engine. Chameleon will then use the Windows Wallpaper for colors. I Think?
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Cariboudjan wrote: October 29th, 2019, 11:17 am I don't think it can, since it needs a jpeg in order for it to pull information from. Wallpaper Engine, to my knowledge, doesn't do this. It is an animated overlay on the Windows desktop that the Chameleon plugin obviously won't be able to read.
Ok, maybe (probably) you're right. I have to admit I don't know what Wallpaper Engine is, I just supposed it sets from time to time new wallpapers. Sorry if I was wrong...
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Nah. Animated desktop overlay.
DanDaBear wrote: October 29th, 2019, 12:09 pm I suppose you could save a screenshot of the Wallpaper Engine, have windows use it as the wallpaper, then start Wallpaper Engine. Chameleon will then use the Windows Wallpaper for colors. I Think?
You could absolutely do that, but then that would defeat the purpose of the plugin setting colors automatically.
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Neurohax wrote: June 13th, 2019, 2:03 am Just a heads up that 1903 might have introduced some quirks for this plug in. Still works, but dragging meters is slow.

More info and example: https://forum.rainmeter.net/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=32501
Unfortunately this topic just loops back around to this the current thread. Is there an update on this issue?
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Re: [V1.1.2] FrostedGlass - Now with more acrylic

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Noticed this. Dragging a window with Acrylic type causes extremely slow dragging with extreme lag. Setting the same window to regular blur doesn't have this effect.

1 = Regular blur
2 = Acrylic blur