[Bioperl-l] Bio::Graphics transparent background

Nathan Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Sep 13 06:07:46 EDT 2007


Kevin Brown wrote:
>> Is it possible to set the bg colour of glyphs and the panel 
>> background to be transparent? If so, which output formats 
>> support transparency?
>>     
>
> Not sure if you can, but SVG, PNG, Gif all support a transparent
> background.
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Looking at the GD module documentation:
http://search.cpan.org/~lds/GD-2.30/GD.pm

It appears that you can set a colour as being transparent - so I think
it should be possible to get Bio::Graphics to do this = may require some
code to be written. Any one got ideas?

Cheers,
Nath


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