You can make front panel objects transparent, which allows you to layer multiple controls and indicators so that they appear in the same place when a user selects a particular option. Transparency affects only the appearance of an object. The object responds to mouse and key operations as usual.
|Note You cannot change the color of system controls because system controls change appearance depending on which platform you run the VI. These controls appear in the colors you have set up for your system.|
Complete the following steps to make an object transparent.
|Tip Press the <Shift> key and right-click to display a temporary version of the Tools palette at the location of the cursor.|
You also can make parts of a front panel object transparent, including borders.
Complete the following steps to practice making the border of an object transparent.