|Change the Transition Effect for Menus and Tooltips (Windows XP)|
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This value controls which type of transitional effect to use when displaying Menus and Tooltips, allowing you to choose either the fade effect or the scroll effect.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Double-click on the "UserPreferencesMask" value to open the Edit Binary Value screen. Press the right arrow to move over to the second set of digits. Press the delete key to remove the digits and type either '28' for the scroll effect or '3e' for the fade effect.
Restart Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
|UserPreferencesMask||REG_BINARY||3e 3e 01 80|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]|
Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: August 20, 2002