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21 Apr 2024 07:14:59 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Using "transmit all" with an image map  
From: Dave Blandston
Date: 28 Dec 2022 16:45:00
Message: <web.63acb85aeaa53b9c6631b53a9334df62@news.povray.org>
Alain Martel <kua### [at] videotronca> wrote:
> First, in this case, you don't need to use transmit all.
> transmit all intent is to give transparency to an image that have NO
> alpha channel. It makes a picture with NO transparency transparent.
> Try the same, but without transmit all.

Unfortunately, that generates an error message "Keyword 'transmit' cannot be
used with non color-mapped image."

I'm currently using a workaround, which is to apply the transparency with a
paint program. Since this is for an animation though, it means preparing many
images with varying transparency instead of one image that "transmit" can be
applied to.

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