Re: Snagit transparency feature

Subject: Re: Snagit transparency feature
From: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "Cazanas, Penny" <penny -dot- cazanas -at- pearson -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 11:12:16 -0500

Hi Penny

The thing with transparency is that all the pixels to be rendered as
transparent need to be the SAME color. Often you might capture something
where the background *APPEARS* to be the same color, but in fact it is
hundreds of different shades of a similar color. In this case you get
transparency to work but not well. You still see blotchy areas. Usually
I will flood fill (or attempt to) the area with an unusual color such as
hot pink. That will give you a clue as to whether or how well the
transparency will work.

Cheers... Rick :)

Cazanas, Penny wrote:
> Change Subject from RE: Screen Capture Software? with transparent
> background
> Capability
> TO Snagit transparency feature
>
> Please include answers to this question on the list. I've had the same
> problem and did ask Snagit tech support for help. Twice I was able to
> get transparency to work. The rest of the time, I couldn't reproduce the
> results.
>
> This is a feature I would use a lot if I could.
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