[xep-support] Images with transparent back-ground colour

Gooch, Phil phil.gooch at tso.co.uk
Mon Aug 11 07:09:42 PDT 2008

What format is your image. If the image is a GIF with transparency, or
PNG with a mask channel, setting background-color might work.





From: owner-xep-support at renderx.com
[mailto:owner-xep-support at renderx.com] On Behalf Of Els van Trigt
Sent: 11 August 2008 14:53
To: xep-support at renderx.com
Subject: [xep-support] Images with transparent back-ground colour


Does anyone know how to add a transparent color to a (black-and-white)
image <fo:external-graphic>?


I've tried <background-color> but this does not work; it only colors
those (back-ground)parts that are not covered by the image. I've also
tried to use a block-container  (with color) over the image but this
does not work. What I need is an overlay in a specific color.

Anyone any experience with this? (If nothing works, we will have to
convert the image, but we prefer not to do this.)


Help is appreciated, thanks!


Els van Trigt


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