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  1. Drael646464's Avatar
    I've got my desktop (running pro) on full screen so it didn't show. But just notices my start menu is acrylic on my tablet (running home).

    When did this happen?
    05-26-2017 01:21 AM
  2. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    I've got my desktop (running pro) on full screen so it didn't show. But just notices my start menu is acrylic on my tablet (running home).

    When did this happen?
    Are you running on insider?
    05-26-2017 02:42 AM
  3. Drael646464's Avatar
    Are you running on insider?
    No. Neither of my machines are on insider. And interestingly when I turn my pro machine into regular start menu rather than full screen, it doesn't have it - just my tablet (which is home).

    I was kind of surprised to see it, as usually they save new features for major updates...
    05-26-2017 03:46 AM
  4. ttsoldier's Avatar
    screenshot or it didn't happen :)
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    05-26-2017 03:49 AM
  5. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    screenshot or it didn't happen :)
    Plus I'm also curious to see what this acrylic looks like
    05-26-2017 04:02 AM
  6. Drael646464's Avatar
    screenshot-25-.jpg

    Tablet (Home)
    Last edited by Drael646464; 05-26-2017 at 05:10 AM.
    05-26-2017 04:15 AM
  7. Drael646464's Avatar
    Doing the cumulative update now on my pro machine to see if it comes there too.
    05-26-2017 04:18 AM
  8. Drael646464's Avatar
    Okay, did the cumulative update on my pro machine (desktop), and now its action centre and desktop are also transparent.

    So clearly its in the latest update. Which is quite a surprise :D

    screenshot-2-.png
    05-26-2017 05:04 AM
  9. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
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    Tablet (Home)
    So it's translucent - is that what acrylic is?
    05-26-2017 08:15 AM
  10. davidhk129's Avatar
    Transparency has been with Windows 10 at least since initial version release on July 2015 was released.
    It's available to both Home and Pro edition.

    It can be turned On or Off by........

    Settings > Personalisation > Colors > Transparency effects > On or Off

    transparency.jpg
    Last edited by davidhk129; 05-26-2017 at 08:48 AM.
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    05-26-2017 08:35 AM
  11. Drael646464's Avatar
    Transparency has been with Windows 10 at least since initial version release on July 2015 was released.
    It's available to both Home and Pro edition.

    It can be turned On or Off by........

    Settings > Personalisation > Colors > Transparency effects > On or Off
    I've always had transparency on, and all its ever done is make the taskbar transparent (while everything else was definitely opaque)

    I mean maybe your right and its always been there, but if that's the case, its never worked for me, until this last update.....which I suppose is a good thing!
    Last edited by Drael646464; 05-26-2017 at 09:48 AM.
    05-26-2017 09:16 AM
  12. Drael646464's Avatar
    Looking at the concepts of FDS start, you are probably right, it looks more frosted.



    But I wonder why my transparency has literally never worked :P


    1491398071_windows-10-rs3-transparent-tiles.jpg

    To the person who asked, this is what acrylic is supposed to look like in FCU
    05-26-2017 09:44 AM
  13. davidhk129's Avatar
    Settings > Personalisation > Colors > Sow ascent color..... > check the box " Start, taskbar and action center"

    transparency.....-start-taskbar-action-center.jpg
    05-26-2017 09:56 AM
  14. Drael646464's Avatar
    Settings > Personalisation > Colors > Sow ascent color..... > check the box " Start, taskbar and action center"
    Nah that's not it. If I change that it now stays transparent but not in the blue colour, just black. Plus I've always had both those ticked. Mysteries of windows XD
    05-26-2017 10:00 AM
  15. davidhk129's Avatar
    From Win 10 Pro Insider preview build 16199

    transparency-....-start-taskbar-action-center.jpg
    Last edited by davidhk129; 05-26-2017 at 11:49 AM.
    05-26-2017 10:37 AM
  16. davidhk129's Avatar
    From Win 10 Home version 1703 OS Build 15063.332

    screenshot-3-.png
    Last edited by davidhk129; 05-26-2017 at 01:29 PM.
    05-26-2017 11:51 AM
  17. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    Maybe it was just a bug that was fixed in the latest update? It happens.
    Drael646464 likes this.
    05-26-2017 03:11 PM
  18. evil_bill's Avatar
    From Windows Vista 2007!

    aero_diamond_vista_theme.jpg
    Drael646464 likes this.
    05-30-2017 11:17 AM

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