Add transparency to psxy -Sqn:+g option
|Target version:||Candidate for next minor release|
Derive a way that
psxy -Sqn:+g accepts a fill transparency on the
+g option. This will improve readability of label text while maintaining visibility of underlaying details. Paul suggested in something like
[transparency_level]is the opacity of the label background fill in percent.
The desired look is shown by the mockup on the left (would be something like
+gwhite@60 ). Please observe the loss of details beneath in the example in the middle (
+gwhite ) and the label being difficult to read in the right example (no
This issue basically doubles my forum entryto keep all the feature requests in one place.
#1 Updated by Paul about 3 years ago
- Status changed from New to In Progress
I've made the initial update to allow +g with transparency. However, it may not be exactly what you need yet since when +g is used the line is not clipped at all because the (so far opaque) paint cover things up anyway. With transparent fill you can see the line beneath. So I think one would consider fill with transparency "like" no fill in that clipping must be performed despite filling the box.
#2 Updated by Remko about 3 years ago
With transparent fill you can see the line beneath. So I think one would consider fill with transparency "like" no fill in that clipping must be performed despite filling the box.
I think this is exactly what Kristof asked for, given the image he posted. And I agree with him. It makes most sense not to clip the background and show the line.
#3 Updated by Paul about 3 years ago
- Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
- Assignee set to Paul
- Target version set to Candidate for next minor release
- % Done changed from 0 to 100
We have added transparency to the textbox fill and it should behave like your left-most example in the test image. In r14136 (and merged into 5.2). Please test and give feedback.