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Author Topic: LeDimmer replacement?  (Read 2229 times)

wouchaep

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LeDimmer replacement?
« on: April 05, 2015, 02:38:57 AM »
I've been using LeDimmer for awhile now, but there's an annoying bug that make the active window stay behind the dimmer layer until you click on the title bar. The original author probably abandoned it so, there's no chance of getting this bug fixed.

I'd like to make a request for someone to create a replacement for LeDimmer?

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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2015, 08:06:40 AM »

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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2015, 05:30:44 PM »
Ghoster, by Skrommel, perhaps?

I used Ghoster before LeDimmer. The reason I stopped was because if I change the setting showontop=1, the whole prog would not work right anymore. And that prog too hasn't been updated since a long time ago.

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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2015, 04:35:40 AM »
Ghoster, by Skrommel, perhaps?

I used Ghoster before LeDimmer. The reason I stopped was because if I change the setting showontop=1, the whole prog would not work right anymore. And that prog too hasn't been updated since a long time ago.

the source is there though, so it might be possible that you - or someone else - could fix it
http://www.donationc.../Ghoster/Ghoster.ahk
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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2015, 04:57:17 PM »
Sadly, coding is not my profession. I kindly ask if anyone want to take up this challenge?

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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2015, 11:37:42 PM »
CinemaDrape @ http://www.aurelify.com/cinemadrape/ is a good alternative.

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Re: LeDimmer replacement?
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2015, 04:54:02 AM »
CinemaDrape @ http://www.aurelify.com/cinemadrape/ is a good alternative.
Well, I tried both CinemaDrape (CD) and LeDimmer (LD, downloaded today from Softpedia), but running LD "As Administrator" (I have UAC turned off) is much more intuitive than CD. LD automatically only shows the active window, while CD requires me to select the visible viewport, any time I change focus (though I may have misunderstood the instructions, I didn't get it to work as I want).
LD is probably here to stay :up: (Windows 7 x64, single screen, Laptop @Home)
« Last Edit: April 11, 2015, 09:07:13 AM by Ath, Reason: typo fixed »