There is the possibility to adjust opacity in the
background color chooser. But this has no effect. It
would be great, if you could support translucent notes!
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Yes, you are correct. :) My plan is for the next version
to include transparency -- I'm working on it now.
Well, there are two issues here; one is a bug about opacity
control when xpad does not support transparency, the other
is a feature request for transparency.
Neither are getting fixed soon. I've looked into getting
transparency and it is just ugly. I don't really want to
open that can of worms until X can properly support it.
As for the opacity control, I'm not sure why it shows up.
The GTK+ API call to remove it is present, and it has the
effect of making the control useless, but it does not remove
it. I'm not sure what else I can do, as this seems to be a
So, marking this as 'Later' and getting to the feature
request whenever X gets its act together or I find a slick
way to offer transparency.