Make a flashing transparent button

Applies to: VisualSP
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Scenario: You would like to add a help item to an element that is already on the page but don't want to clutter up the page by using an inline icon or a button.

Solution: Use a transparent button to highlight the element without getting in the way:

In the example above, the call icon in the Outlook app scope is made to flash. Follow these steps to make your own flashing transparent button.
  1. Follow these steps to create a button, but with the following changes:
    • Position the button over the element you would like to highlight.
    • Make the button background and text color transparent by moving the transparency sliders all the way to the left.
    • Click the Show Pulse toggle to Yes.
  2. Preview your help item and make adjustments as needed.
hidden invisible button
Updated on March 21, 2022

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