Re: Transpaency in 2DDisplay and Integer2DSet

Hi Cicero,

> I´m using VisAD to visualize radar and lightling data. Now I've inserted
> also a GIF image on the background by visad.data.gif.GIFForm. The image
> is apearing behind all the other data, as it shoud.
> 
> The problem is that I could not make the undefined radar data invisible
> (alpha =0). I´m using a Integer2DSet and setting the points outside the
> radar range to Float.NaN but these points apear on the display´s
> background color.
> 
> I also tried to map to RGBA instead of RGB but didn´t worked either.

Transparency works in a number of our examples, so I don't
know enough to know what your problem is.

Unless you are using DisplayImplJ2D, which does not support
transparency.

Good luck,
Bill
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