More on WWW graphics

Subject: More on WWW graphics
From: scot <scot -at- HCI -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 1996 10:09:05 +1000

>I'm having trouble creating a GIF with a transparent background. It
>works perfectly when I view it on my 256-color monitor, but when I
>view it on a 16-color monitor the "transparent" color is black. I've
>tried this with several different background colors. Anybody have a
>clue what I'm doing wrong?

Sounds like you need a program like Lview pro which, in the latest version,
allows you to pick your desired BG transparent colour with its eye dropper
tool. -- Your problem is likely that the default transparent colour is
colour index 0 or 255 -- remember that for GIFs, which colour is the
transparent colour is a function of its number (position) in the pallette,
not its RGB value or anything.

ciao, scot.
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