Re: [xep-support] Another question?

From: Nikolai Grigoriev (
Date: Wed Feb 26 2003 - 12:28:05 PST

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    Hello Pierre,

    > May I use external-graphics and background-color together? Then, I can
    > specify some regions' color in the picture as transparency in order to
    > the background-color beneath it.

    Yes, you can specify background-color on fo:external-graphic. This color
    will be visible in transparent portions of the image, and around
    the image if the padding is not zero.

    > Also, which graphics format can be allowed
    > to specify some region as transparency?

    We support transparency in GIFs. In PNG, we support single-color
    transparency for grayscale and TrueColor images. For palette
    (indexed color) PNG images, the first fully transparent color
    is picked from the palette (only one). Alpha channel is not

    NOTE: transparency works in PDF output only!

    Best regards,
    Nikolai Grigoriev

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