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[IDV #PDY-867587]: IDV images not transparent in Google Earth


As a simple work around, would it be possible to use PNG instead of GIF format? 
I was experimenting with a solution, and I was having better luck with PNG.

Best Wishes,

Unidata IDV Support

> Full Name: stuart Wier
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: UNAVCO
> Package Version: 3.1u1
> Operating System: linux
> Hardware: x86
> Description of problem:
> GIF images made in IDV with transparency do not have transparent parts
> when seen in Google Earth.  Transparent (data value 0.0) areas are white
> in GE.
> Attached are a sample gif file, kmz file, and an xidv file including
> the color scale used, with the left most color cell fully transparent.
> Stu Wier

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: PDY-867587
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed

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