Chris Mohler wrote:
> Sven Neumann wrote:
>> Currently we are drawing the rectangle using XOR. When we switch to
>> Cairo this should probably change. But I am not entirely sure how to
>> best draw a nice-looking outline that is visible on all images.
>> some of the artists out there could draw me some nice mockups?
> How about darkening the outside-of-the-view area and then adding a
> simple white border?
yep, that is also what I came up with.
overlay the outside with 50% transparent black,
and a 1 pixel 50% transparent white border.
that should work on all images. The percentages
(the gray value or the alpha) can be adjusted when
the darkening/lightening turns out to be too severe,
like it is in the screenshot linked above.
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