Brushed Metal Background Image

I recall seeing a dashboard with a really cool brushed metal background image with transparent tiles that someone posted here. I can’t find that post again. I’d love to know the source of that graphic as I’d like to use in on my panels. Thanks!

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I don’t recall which specific dashboard screenshot you’re referring to, but there’s a bunch of interesting results for 'metal texture' and related searches on each of the above websites:

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Hi Josh,

Is there a way to adjust opacity of a background igame/URL. AT did have this option where i can darken a background image so tiles are more visible.

Cheers

Not at the moment, but I’ve added it to the hit list.

In the meantime, you could lower the opacity/brightness of your image in an image editor - I’d be happy to provide some guidance if you’d like. Alternatively, you could try using a heavier opacity for the base tile color.

Modifying tile colour is what i have been using to get around this, modifying image could be a pain as i might be changing the background image regularly and i cant use that with the image library you have already in sharptools. (ie image of the day/weeks ect).
thanks for adding it to hi list, could be nice option to have.

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