[Xcb] Non-ARGB window in ARGB window

Peter Harris pharris at opentext.com
Tue Jun 1 08:57:14 PDT 2010

On 2010-06-01 10:52, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> I may be abusing the mailing list as this is more an X11 protocol than XCB 
> question, but... Is there any way to create a window with 24-bits depth (RGB) 
> inside a window with 32-bits depth (ARGB)?

Yes. Just specify the visual you want (and make sure you also specify
depth, colormap, background pixel, border pixel, etc in your
CreateWindow request or you'll BadMatch as they all default to

Peter Harris
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