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[IDV #MWU-863501]: transparent image and drawing tool



> > Julien,
> >
> > Just checked the latest nightly build to see if you got around to this
> > issue.
> > I don't see any change; it is still not right. Did you forget or get
> > busy with
> > other things ?
> >
> > Bill
> 
> Hi Bill,
> Actually, I am looking at this issue. I will let you know if I can find a 
> solution.
> 
> 
Bill,
    You can try the nightly build now, I checked in the changes yesterday and 
this morning's build should work as you expected.
Let me know if you see anything difference.

Yuan
> 
> Yuan
> >
> > On 11/1/2010 3:42 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > >> Julien,
> > >>
> > >> Your last email arrived at a bad time, and I did not write a good 
> > >> response.
> > >> Sorry.
> > >>
> > >> The image you see in Northern Vermont is where I placed my image, but
> > >> you don't see my image because the path is unavailable to you. So, I
> > >> attached it to the trouble report.
> > >>
> > >> When I created the image, I did set the background  to be transparent
> > >> with an image editor. I know how to set the transparency. The problem
> > >> is that when I place the image in the display with the Drawing Control,
> > >> the transparent part of the image appears black. The transparency is
> > >> not shown correctly.
> > >>
> > >> I had this problem many months ago and Jeff M. fixed it. However, that
> > >> fix is not in version 2.9 . I still/also have version 2.7u2 on my pc, 
> > >> and it
> > >> displays the transparency correctly.
> > >>
> > >> I hope this helps.
> > >>
> > >> Bill
> > >>
> > > Hi Bill,
> > >      This is a bug, we will fix it after the training workshop.
> > >
> > >
> > > Yuan
> > >> On 10/29/2010 12:20 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > >>> Hi Bill.
> > >>>
> > >>> Just for clarification, I loaded up the bundle and saw the 
> > >>> expressionist painting "Skrik" by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch 
> > >>> overlaid in Northern Vermont. Is this the image you are expecting to be 
> > >>> transparent?
> > >>>
> > >>> I believe image transparency can be controlled at image creation time 
> > >>> in a tool like The Gimp (http://www.gimp.org/), but that may not be 
> > >>> what you are looking for. Yuan and I are unaware of this capability in 
> > >>> the IDV, but we may be wrong.
> > >>>
> > >>> -Julien
> > >>>
> > >>>> Full Name: bill fingerhut
> > >>>> Email Address: address@hidden
> > >>>> Organization: lyndon state college retired
> > >>>> Package Version: 2.9u2 build date:2010-10-04 19:14 UTC
> > >>>> Operating System: Windows XP
> > >>>> Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_2.9u2\jre version: 1.6.0_20 
> > >>>> j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4)
> > >>>> Description of problem:
> > >>>>
> > >>>> When I use the Drawing Tool to place an image in my display, the 
> > >>>> portion
> > >>>> of the image that is supposed to be transparent isn't. I had this 
> > >>>> problem
> > >>>> a while ago and Jeff fixed it. Apparently the fix is lost. (I have a
> > >>>> bunch of neat weather icons like the one attached.)
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Can this be fixed ?
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>> Ticket Details
> > >>> ===================
> > >>> Ticket ID: MWU-863501
> > >>> Department: Support IDV
> > >>> Priority: Normal
> > >>> Status: Open
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> The Fingerhuts
> > >> Saint Johnsbury, Vt, 05819
> > >>
> > >> email: address@hidden
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > > Ticket Details
> > > ===================
> > > Ticket ID: MWU-863501
> > > Department: Support IDV
> > > Priority: Normal
> > > Status: Open
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > The Fingerhuts
> > Saint Johnsbury, Vt, 05819
> >
> > email: address@hidden
> >
> >
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: MWU-863501
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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