Could anyone tell me if improvements have been made to how transparency is handled in VB.Net 2005. I had attempted to make an app that included a 'document designer' and would allow a user to drag and resize images,text etc. I had it almost done but was scuppered in the finishing straights by the fact that VB.Net 'cheats' on transparency by setting a controls background the same as the form background rather than actually making it transparent.