[GRASS5] Re: [GRASSLIST:10403] Transparency added

Huidae Cho grass4u at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 14:30:33 EST 2006

On Sun, Feb 19, 2006 at 01:28:51PM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Martin Landa wrote:
> > > I've added transparency feature to display drivers (XDRIVER and PNG) and d.rast
> > > and d.vect now have transparency= (%) option.  You can find a screenshot
> > > attached in which two rasters and one vector are overlaid.
> > 
> > It is great!
> It might look that way from the users' perspective.
> >From the perspective of someone who is in the middle of trying to fix
> the display area (i.e. me), it's a disaster.

Could you be more specific about that if it was really ill-considered? ;-)  Are
we going to have translucency after your work in XDRIVER monitors not only in
tcl/tk gui?

> I'll be removing those changes shortly. If you want translucency, wait
> for Michael to add it to gis.m.

Does this have something to do with g.pnmcomp to which you've added opacity=?
Actually, I have no idea how g.pnmcomp works, so it would be great if you add
more detail explanation and examples to description.html.

Huidae Cho

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