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In Ubuntu 11.04 with unity 3.8.16-0ubuntu1~natty1 when clicking an indicator its icon turns opaque and the menu shown is also opaque, regardless of the panel opacity value. I think both the icon when clicked and the menu should follow the value set by Panel Opacity in CCSM. Is this a valid bug?

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It is somewhat of a valid bug, except that the menus are controlled by a separate plugin. To make menus transparent (to some extent) use the following values:

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I think using the same value for transparency makes the desktop more consistent, and I find it confusing to be able to change opacity values with two separate plugins. Thanks for your answer. – Santiago Ocamica Jul 2 '11 at 20:45
@Santiago, you were asking whether this could be considered a valid bug. If you decide to file it on Launchpad, do you think you could post a link to the bug report back here for reference? – Christopher Kyle Horton Jul 3 '11 at 3:50
I've already filed it in Launchpad, here's the link – Santiago Ocamica Jul 3 '11 at 20:46

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