Andy's Blog – Yesterday our product manager came to me and asked me to replace our old splash screen with the new more fancy one that he had designed. The new splash image has alpha transparency and so we had to make our splash form a layered window. Unfortunately the UpdateLayeredWindow() API function doesn’t allow to use controls on the form. After half an hour I came up with an idea that I found on the Internet and as a result I decided to rewrite the JEDI JVCL component TJvTransparentForm to not only support regions but also layered windows. Now it is just loading a PNG image into a TImage control ...
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