Transparent Menu Button

Beryl/Emerald Themes

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A lot of people have complained about how Emerald doesn't allow you to set the titlebar icon to act as a menu button. This is easily worked around by setting a transparent pixmap menu button to overlap with the titlebar icon. For example, if you want the "traditional" titlebar layout - menu button at the left, title in the middle, and minimize/maximize/close at the right - you would put "I(-18):T:NXC" in the titlebar layout field in the theme's settings. I included a 16x16 transparent .png - you may wish to scale it to the height of whichever titlebar you're using though. Hopefully someone will find this useful.
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Beryl and Emerald are theme decorators used under Compiz to provide window themes.

Themes can also be used with KDE Plasma via Smaragd: