CommandButton.Transparent Property (Access)

You can use the Transparent property to specify whether a command button is solid or transparent. Read/write Boolean.


expression. Transparent

expression A variable that represents a CommandButton object.


Use the BackStyle property to make other controls solid or transparent.

You can use this property to place a transparent command button over another control. For example, you could place several transparent buttons over a picture displayed in an image control and run various macros or Visual Basic event procedures depending on which part of the picture the user clicks.

Note To hide and disable a button, use the Visible property. To disable a button without hiding it, use the Enabled property. To hide a button only when a form or report is printed, use the DisplayWhen property.


The following example makes the command button "Preview" on the "Purchase Orders" form transparent.

Forms.Item("Purchase Orders").Controls.Item("Preview"). _ 
 Transparent = True

See also

CommandButton Object