[RC5] Re: New Clients

Steven Catlett steven at umfolozi.ntech.ac.za
Thu Jun 4 11:28:44 EDT 1998


> Just thought of an easier way that might work.
>
> Create an icon that is 100% filled with transparent pixels.
>
> Change the icon name to one of those exteneded characters that don't
> show up. eg open a command prompt, hold down ALT and press on the num
> pad 4590 then release ALT. You can get all sorts of funny characters
> that way, and one of them (i don't recall the number) is a blank space
> that is actually a character rather than the space you get when you
> press the space bar.
>
> That way, the program object will still be there, but you won't see it
> unless you happen click where it lives.
>
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  That wouldn't be that affective since as soon as someone does an "arrange
icons" on the desktop there would be this strange space in the line-up of the
icons.  Who could resist clicking the blank area? :)

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