[cairo] Help for a screenlet

Gerdus van Zyl gerdusvanzyl at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 11:31:16 PDT 2008

What you are asking is platform specific. Since cairo does not do
window creation/management you can't use cairo alone to do what you
want, first you have to have a transparent frameless window to draw
into. What operating system are you on?


On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 7:48 PM, Sanjeya Cooray
<sanjeya.cooray at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can i create somethin like a screenlet with the cairomm?
> Can i draw something (like a png image) directly on the desktop without a
> window?
> (in C++)
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