[NTG-context] Shading transparency / missing linear_shade variant

Eckhart Guthöhrlein eckhart.guthoehrlein at uni-bielefeld.de
Tue Jul 27 13:18:52 CEST 2004


On Sat, Jul 24, 2004 at 11:36:03AM +0200, Vit Zyka wrote:
> >Furthermore, the shading variants for linear_shade do not correspond
> >with those listed in the metafun manual, page 180. Variant 2 is missing
> >and behaves like variant 3 should.
> 
> Not so exactly. The today reality is a bit richer than that in the 
> Metafun manual. One can choose from 8 directions:
> 
> number   direction
> 1        NE
> 2        NW
> 3        SW
> 4        SE
> 5        E
> 6        N
> 7        W
> 8        S
> other    E

All right, thanks. Admittedly, i could have found this by trying more
numbers.
But anyway, transparency is ignored when using shading. Is there any
possibility to achieve a gradient from, i.e., completely transparent to
completely intransparent white?

-- 
Eckhart


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