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[IDV #GVM-711929]: geolocate an image with transparent background....



Hi Gilles,

Strange, because that was one of the solutions I tried by converting the image
to gif format with the Gimp. Anyway, I am glad you got it to work.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support


> Hi there,
> 
> I just solved it changing the png format to a gif format
> 
> I remembered that idv logo doesn't have a background and checked it's
> format,
> 
> And it is a gif so I changed format of all the symbols I made to gif and it
> went just fine,
> 
> Thanks anyway
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Gilles
> 
> On Aug 16, 2017 17:53, "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Gilles,
> >
> > I can confirm exactly the problem you describe. I tried experimenting with
> > various workarounds including ISL. But unfortunately, none of my attempts
> > were
> > satisfactory.
> >
> > The best advice I can offer is to use a tool like the GIMP to create the
> > background color of your image to your liking and then geolocate it in the
> > IDV.
> >
> > I just tried this solution and it seems to work, see attached.
> >
> > Maybe someone knows better than me, but that's what I have.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> > > Bonjour, Hi there,
> > >
> > > Here it goes for the tropical depression 11E,
> > >
> > > I try to include a donnut symbol with transparent backgroung in png
> > format,
> > >
> > > Once geolocated the background is white not transparent,
> > >
> > > perhaps it is just a format detail,
> > >
> > > cheers,
> > >
> > > gilles
> > >
> > > -----------------------------------
> > > Dr. Gilles Arfeuille
> > > Profesor Investigador
> > > Facultad de Ciencias
> > > Universidad de Colima
> > > (52)3123147687
> > > address@hidden
> > > -----------------------------------
> > >
> > address@hidden
> > > >:
> > >
> > > > Bonjour Gilles,
> > > >
> > > > Could you please send us a screenshot of what you are describing?
> > > >
> > > > Merci,
> > > >
> > > > Unidata IDV Support
> > > >
> > > > > Hi there,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am trying to include some symbols in IDV while having some GFS
> > output
> > > > and
> > > > > GOES imagery on the screen,
> > > > >
> > > > > No problem geolocating an image, I know how to do it (well explained
> > in
> > > > > documentation),
> > > > >
> > > > > But these images have a transparent background,
> > > > >
> > > > > Once geolocated in IDV they appear with a white background (with an
> > ugly
> > > > > white rectangle around it :-( that overlaps plotted data),
> > > > >
> > > > > Any way around this, please?
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers and have a great summer in Boulder,
> > > > >
> > > > > Gilles
> > > > >
> > > > > -----------------------------------
> > > > > Dr. Gilles Arfeuille
> > > > > Profesor Investigador
> > > > > Facultad de Ciencias
> > > > > Universidad de Colima
> > > > > (52)3123147687
> > > > > address@hidden
> > > > > -----------------------------------
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > --
> > > > > Universidad de Colima
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Ticket Details
> > > > ===================
> > > > Ticket ID: GVM-711929
> > > > Department: Support IDV
> > > > Priority: Normal
> > > > Status: Closed
> > > > ===================
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> > >
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> > > Universidad de Colima
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: GVM-711929
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> > ===================
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Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: GVM-711929
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed
===================
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