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> Os/2 Icon "alpha" Channel Problem, Background (transparent portion) color is fused with index 0 on pallet
Teijo
post Mar 26 2007, 08:24 PM
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When converting some icons using PMView 3.3 in preparation for editing them, I realized that PMView appears to assign the background (transparent) portion the colour of index 0 on the pallette. This causes problems especially if the index 0 color is used in the edges of the icon, as the border of the icon is assimilated into the background. This is true in e.g. the standard OS/2 folder icons.

If the transparent background could be assigned a different color on export, or would always remain e.g. 000, the problem would be circumventable by manipulating the pallette.

To circumvent the problem I filled in the transparent portions of the icons with an otherwise unused color with the icon editor before converting them with PMView. However, this is far from an ideal solution.
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BSWAdmin1
post Apr 10 2007, 09:56 AM
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PMView currently does not save the alpha channel. This would resolve the issue you are seeing and will be added in a future release of PMView.

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