I built an 'LCD picture frame' out of an old laptop. I
cycle through a list of images using xloadimage to
change the root window. I run X without a window
manager, so I can position undecorated single-line
transparent aterms across the top and bottom of the
screen to display the date of the picture and captions.
When I change the root window image, I call 'xrefresh
-root' to let aterm know it should update it's
background. When I use shading; '-sh nn'; aterm doesn't
update it's backround, and the previous image remains.
When using straight transparency or tinting, aterm