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Junkle
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Invisible in Screenshots

Post by Junkle »

So, I just got Rainmeter today, and had a lot of fun playing around with it.
Moved stuff around, set up everything just right, and when I went to take a screenshot to show some friends what it looked like, the Rainmeter skins were nowhere to be seen.
It is entirely transparent, but only in the screenshots. On my desktop, it looks fine, and everything works fine.

I'm running Rainmeter 1.2 on Windows XP.

Thanks for any help!

EDIT: Just realized that it was also working before I changed my wallpaper.
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jsmorley
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Re: Invisible in Screenshots

Post by jsmorley »

Junkle wrote:So, I just got Rainmeter today, and had a lot of fun playing around with it.
Moved stuff around, set up everything just right, and when I went to take a screenshot to show some friends what it looked like, the Rainmeter skins were nowhere to be seen.
It is entirely transparent, but only in the screenshots. On my desktop, it looks fine, and everything works fine.

I'm running Rainmeter 1.2 on Windows XP.

Thanks for any help!

EDIT: Just realized that it was also working before I changed my wallpaper.
I had that happen on another computer (my mom's). I think it has to do with the video driver and how it works with your screen capture program. The only screen capture program I was able to use on her computer and have Rainmeter look right was the "snipper" tool that ships with Win7. All the rest did much as you describe.