I was searching for a Transparent Window style in
WPF. And I found this in codeplex as FluidKit. In this article I will guide you
through how to use it. Remember Transparent Windows is not available in Windows
XP by default Shell, but in Windows Vista and Windows 7 the Shell supports
Transparency.Creating WPF Application
Fire up Visual
Studio and create a WPF Application, name it as GlassWindowSample.
a WPF User Control Library to the Solution, name the project as
creating the WPF User Control Library, add the Controls and Themes to the
Project and remove the default UserControl.xaml and UserControl.xaml.cs
Your WPF User Control Library project structure would look like as
the namespace of the application wherever required in this project.
add the Project reference to the Main WPF Application project.
the reference in Window1.xaml of main application.
the xaml mark up as the Custom Window as follows:
Remove the Window refernce in code
it. Now run the application and you would see the Transparent Window. Use
different controls inside the Grid to have the Application ready for
Link from Code Plex: http://fluidkit.codeplex.com/SourceControl/ListDownloadableCommits.aspx