Transparent notes on your desktop
September 22, 2012 2:51 PM   Subscribe

I'm a big fan of Mac OS X's native application, Stickies. Screenshot here: Stickies on overkill. You can make them translucent -- but is there a way/application to make them totally transparent, so that you'd only see the text, floating on top of your wallpaper?
posted by demagogue to Computers & Internet (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I don't know about stickies, but you could easily do that with geektool set to display text files.
posted by pompomtom at 3:42 PM on September 22, 2012

+1 for geektool.
posted by Hylas at 4:32 PM on September 22, 2012

The Stickies program does have settings in it for Alpha (transparency) channels, but it would take someone a lot more experienced with compilers to figure out just which lines to change.

In the meantime, there is a stickies alternative called Post Plus which features transparency settings. (I've never used it)
posted by ShutterBun at 5:15 PM on September 22, 2012

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