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21 Apr 2024 08:24:46 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Using "transmit all" with an image map  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 29 Dec 2022 19:45:00
Message: <web.63ae3329eaa53b9cf0247f8189db30a9@news.povray.org>
"Dave Blandston" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> ...

> Using a paint program to adjust the transparency is what I'm currently doing to
> achieve the result that I want but it's not a perfect solution because of the
> number of images involved. I'm using the "transmit all" feature to animate some
> elements of a website mockup animation that fade in and fade out, such as
> buttons and pop-ups and such. Images that don't require different levels of
> transparency work great and I can use "transmit all," and only one copy of the
> image needs to be made. But images that require part of the image to be fully
> transparent exhibit the problem in the image posted above, so I can't use
> "transmit all" and I have to make many copies of the image with the varying
> levels of transparency which is very tedious. That's why I was curious if there
> was a better way so I just thought I'd ask. I should have a sample animation
> ready to post soon that will make this more clear. It's a fun project.

Hi Dave

Have you considered using ImageMagick to adjust the transparency levels
in your images?


ImageMagick provides command line tools that can be used in shell scripts
to automate such time consuming tasks.


Perhaps this post is relevant for solving your problem:

"Setting an image to 50% transparency"

Tor Olav

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