On 23-Dec-2002, Robert L Krawitz wrote: > 1) How do I create an image with an alpha channel (and set the value > of the alpha channel)? This is specifically so I can test alpha > channel handling in Gimp-print. Specifically, I want to move the > alpha channel handling (and the color map handling, but that's a > lot easier) out of libgimpprint and into the plugin.
file -> new -> fill type = transparent. > 2) It appears that thumbnail images (via > gimp_image_get_thumbnail_data) always contain an alpha channel > (unfortunately, this isn't really what I want for (1)). Is there a > reason this is the case, or am I missing something? Ever convert an rgb image to rgba? All the alpha for every pixel = 1.0. Its probably the same thing here. -- Patrick "Diablo-D3" McFarland || [EMAIL PROTECTED] "Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989
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