Specify bg color for image transparency...

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Specify bg color for image transparency...

Post by TsunamiZ » Sun Feb 12, 2006 11:30 am

Please add option to specify background color for image transparency. Thanks.

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Re: Specify bg color for image transparency...

Post by xnview » Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:13 am

TsunamiZ wrote:Please add option to specify background color for image transparency. Thanks.
But it's the view background color???
Pierre.

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Post by TsunamiZ » Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:36 am

I mean having an option to specify a color to apply to the transparency area of all images. Useful to toggle for certain images that don't look as clear against the current view/preview/browser background color when transparency is enabled.

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Post by Xyzzy » Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:43 pm

TsunamiZ wrote:I mean having an option to specify a color to apply to the transparency area of all images. Useful to toggle for certain images that don't look as clear against the current view/preview/browser background color when transparency is enabled.
Why not change background color then?

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Post by TsunamiZ » Fri Feb 17, 2006 12:53 pm

Xyzzy wrote:
TsunamiZ wrote:I mean having an option to specify a color to apply to the transparency area of all images. Useful to toggle for certain images that don't look as clear against the current view/preview/browser background color when transparency is enabled.
Why not change background color then?

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Because an image can be displayed in browser/preview/view [each mode having its background own color setting]. Having this option will universally affect all displays of the image's transparency, so users don't have to change each of the 3 modes background color.

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Post by Xyzzy » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:24 pm

But you still to have to change this option for very image, because every image requires another bg colour?

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Post by TsunamiZ » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:28 pm

Xyzzy wrote:But you still to have to change this option for very image, because every image requires another bg colour?

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That's not necessary because, when enabled, this option will universally affect all images' transparencies when displayed. Would be nice to have a toolbar button to toggle this feature, if added.

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Post by Xyzzy » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:53 pm

OK, I think I get it now.
You want to actually SEE transparency and be sure that its color contrasts with bg (because it could happen that palette color set as transparent is similar to bg color).
But, do you really need to separate setting for all 3 modes? Wouldn't one in General be enough? Something along:

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[ ] Show transparency as color [IIIIII]
(checkbox and color selector).

X.

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Post by TsunamiZ » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:04 pm

But, do you really need to separate setting for all 3 modes? Wouldn't one in General be enough?
I've only suggested one setting that's universal to displaying transparency color in XnView.

The 3 modes I mentioned were to point out that each of those modes currently has a background color setting. This new feature wouldn't interfere with those 3.

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Post by Xyzzy » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:24 pm

OK, so we agree on that point.

BTW, I've checked and it seems XnView can display transparency only for palette images and only in windowed view? Guess it should be changed?

X.

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Post by TsunamiZ » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:33 pm

I haven't tested it that far. But if it's a bug, it would be nice to have it fixed.

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