View Full Version : pop up window with no bevel

12-17-2001, 12:04 PM
how can i make a popup window with no bevel/shadowside?

12-17-2001, 04:35 PM
Sorry, I don't believe you can - it's a security thing, like the task bar, so that the user knows it's a browser window.

12-17-2001, 04:52 PM
Whoops, that shows what I know! By way of rather uncanny coincidence a couple of minutes after posting this I looked in the site check section at this http://www.michaelcarpenter.net/~thepost/ - no chrome whatsover, nothing to tell me whether it's a browser window or some app installing itself! Ugly and frightening at the same time...

The effect you want appears to be achieved with CSS/Javascript jiggery-pokery that addresses the property parent.chromewinr.document.bgColor and related props... view source on that example if you must ;)

12-17-2001, 07:01 PM
or just read this (http://www.actionscripts.org/tutorials/beginner/Open_a_chromless_window/index.shtml)

Billy T
12-17-2001, 10:55 PM
is it just a pc thing cause I'm on a mac and dont see anything special...

12-18-2001, 12:36 AM
the tutorial for chromeless window will work only in ie, don't know about mac ie,

12-18-2001, 08:48 AM
Who agrees that it's an effect that stinks?

Billy T
12-18-2001, 09:02 AM
I'd like to see a screengrab - can someone up one please?

12-18-2001, 09:38 AM
Hope it's clear from this...

Billy T
12-18-2001, 10:04 AM
sure was - thanks

Well it doesn't work on a mac so I agree with you - the effect stinks :D

01-02-2002, 03:54 AM
I'm with Jimbob!

I think it's uggers, misleading and bloody hard to see.

I figure it's a bum. Anyone see the 'close window' icon?

Smart tricksters. Who needs that (except Mister Microsoft)?!?