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From Jan Piotrowski <>
Subject Re: Transparent Splash Screen Background - Windows 10
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:58:03 GMT
Sounds like a very useful change that will improve Cordova apps on Windows.

2018-01-11 11:56 GMT+01:00 Terence M. Bandoian <>:
> Julio suggested I bring this up for discussion so... related to:
>     CB-13641 -
>     and
> I'd like to find out if there is any support for or objections to allowing
> transparent splash screen backgrounds on Windows.
> As you know, Cordova apps targeting Windows 10 execute on desktops and
> laptops in addition to tablets.  In that environment, some apps - the
> Settings app, for example - use the user-selected accent color for the
> splash background as well as the title bar background. Following that
> convention in some cases results in a more aesthetically pleasing startup
> than with a fixed color.  And, using 'transparent' as the splash background
> color value causes exactly that to take place.
> In the current splash screen implementation for Windows, both the title bar
> background and the window background are filled with the splash background
> color at startup.  Then, when the splash page is hidden, the title bar
> reverts to the user-selected accent color and the window to the app
> background which, depending on the colors in use, may not be a very
> appealing transition.
> In my case, I found using the accent color as the background much more
> satisfying which is why I went ahead and created the PR.  Other developers
> may find it useful as well.  And for those that don't, an RGB color can
> still be supplied.
> -Terence Bandoian
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