How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

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How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby jacatone on Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:33 am

I'm running LM 8 Main. How do I disable seeing a windows content while dragging it? Thanks.
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Re: How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby viking777 on Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:29 am

It depends if you are using Compiz or not.

If you are then go to CCSM/Window Management/Move Window and drag the opacity slider to 0%

If you are not using Compiz then I don't know the answer.

I can't imagine why it would be important to you either, but there we go, we're all different I suppose :lol:
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Re: How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby jacatone on Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:29 pm

I want to disable it because I'm weak on the video side and don't want to see the ghosting.
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Re: How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby viking777 on Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:37 pm

jacatone wrote:I want to disable it because I'm weak on the video side and don't want to see the ghosting.


Then I guess you probably aren't using Compiz? Or if you are then switch it off, that will do a lot more for you than making dragged windows transparent.
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Re: How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby jacatone on Sat Jan 30, 2010 8:27 pm

How do I turn off Compiz?
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Re: How do you disable viewing window content while dragging?

Postby viking777 on Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:50 am

Control Centre/Appearance/Visual Effects/None.
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