On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 10:47:56AM +0200, Andrew Langdon-Davies wrote:
| I know there's already been a lot of discussion on this subject and I've
| read pages and pages, but I'm still unclear. I realise that just about all
| recent browsers support PNGs. But, is it or is it not possible for IE (v.
| 5, for example) to correctly display a PNG with a fully transparent
| background so that anything behind it shows through? My PNGs are OK in
| Mozilla, Netscape, Opera, Konqueror and Nautilus, but in IE they have a
| rectangular white background that completely wrecks the effect.
It is possible to achieve this using DirectX on IE under Windows.
The reason that IE does not support alpha may be due to a
design issue, rather than their reluctance to support PNG.
You can achieve 1-bit transparency for example.
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