[fltk.general] Re: Custom background for fltk widget

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Re: Custom background for fltk widget "anmol.... 08:16 Oct 03 top right image
  A second reference is from Matthias' article - https://www.fltk.org/articles.php?L466+I0+T+P1+Q 

This article uses the data()[0] pointer from Fl_Image class and accesses the pipe buffer directly. This can be used to provide a background for Fl_Image derived classes.

However, for other classes - like Fl_Text_Editor and Fl_help_View this method is not useful as these are not derived from Fl_Image

On Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 8:29:34 PM UTC+5:30 anmol....@gmail.com wrote:
I've seen the example described by Ian - https://www.fltk.org/articles.php?L468 

However, both the methods described here replace the widget with a background image. For instance, using Fl_Text_Editor or Fl_Help_View and setting text->image() or view->image() will only render the background.

The behavior I want, is for a background image to be set for say, Fl_Help_View and then the contents of the buffer() to be rendered **on top** of the background image.

So, for instance you will have a text editor window with a custom background, and you can style type in the letters.

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