[GRASS5] antialiased vector layers in gis.m

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Sat Apr 22 15:51:58 EDT 2006

AFAIK, there is no way to set a variable transparency for TclTk canvas text.

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> From: Cedric Shock <cedricgrass at shockfamily.net>
> Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2006 12:48:27 -0700
> To: <grass5 at grass.itc.it>
> Cc: Hamish <hamish_nospam at yahoo.com>, Michael Barton <michael.barton at asu.edu>
> Subject: Re: [GRASS5] antialiased vector layers in gis.m
> Hamish,
>> Is it possible to use something like "pnmalias" in g.pnmcomp to
>> anti-alias vector, text, and/or d.graph layers before/during the merge?
> This can't be done here, as the incoming image is already aliased.
> Antialiasing would have to go in the display drivers and it would need a way
> to be controlled (turned on and off) on at least a per-module basis.
>> can PS labels have transparency?
> My understanding is that this is being done on the tk canvas. None of tk
> supports transparency beyond completely transparent/opaque.
> --Cedric

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