[cairo] How to use a specified color as png transparent color?
mkbosmans at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 23:45:24 PDT 2011
2011/10/26 Carlo <defrag1986 at gmail.com>:
> Hi. I would import a png and copy it on a surface with the "target color"
> used as transparent color.
> I'm working with different set of png, each set has a background color that
> I don't want to show.
> How can I make this??
Adding a general remark to Bill's answer:
Cairo has no functions for import and export of images. The png
related functions are mainly for debugging purposes and intentionally
only handle a specific subset of PNG files.
Furthermore, Cairo is a vector graphics library, so doing
pixel-per-pixel operations on an image is not something we really have
good support for.
These two thing together mean that you are probably better of using
another program/library to edit the png files before you use them in
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