[NTG-context] Shading transparency / missing linear_shade variant

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jul 27 13:37:06 CEST 2004


Eckhart Guthöhrlein wrote:

>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?
>  
>
no(t yet), i dunno if pdf supports that -) 

Hans 

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