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can i import a partial transparent image?

Shay Gaghe
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Joined: Sep 03, 2001
Posts: 102
Hi
I developing a GUI that contains several images. I need the images to be in oval shape(since they are overlapping each other).
I want to import into my application an image but only rectangle shape is available , is this possible to do parts of an image transparent (then I can to do the image oval and not rectangle)?
Thanks
Shay Gaghe

[This message has been edited by Shay Gaghe (edited October 14, 2001).]
Nathan Pruett
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

If you are using an image type that supports transparency ( like transparent GIFs ), then Java will recognize the transparency...

This should solve your problem... if not, I have some code to programmatically make an image transparent, but it's much easier to just use transparent GIFs...

-Nate


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