----- Original Message -----
From: Wandered Inn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2000 11:00 PM
Subject: Re: Web logo problem - transparency/gradiant


> Ben FrantzDale wrote:
> >
> > You should be able to save as png which is readable by newer browsers.
>
> You might want to define newer browsers.  Navigator 4.7 does not suport
> png transparency.

Good point. I wasn't thinking. The newer browsers can do pngs but no
tranparency on 'em yet.

--Ben

>  The
> > only other way would be to use a 256 color gif (255+transparency). You
could
> > try to use a jpg and get pixel perfect alignment with the background to
give
> > the illusion of tranparency but that will not work as well as it might
> > sound.
> >
> > --Ben
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: John S. Coxen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2000 4:13 PM
> > Subject: Web logo problem - transparency/gradiant
> >
> > > I'm trying to design a webpage logo - for my own page, nothing
> > professional.  I
> > > know exactly what I want it to look like but I can't seem to get there
> > from
> > > here.
> > >
> > > What I want to do is have a webpage background that is a gradient from
> > light to
> > > dark (running from left to right).  On top of that, I want to put the
> > domain
> > > name, bump mapped, beveled and drop shadowed (I can do without the
last,
> > if
> > > necessary) and having a gradient that runs from dark to light.  What I
> > want to
> > > end up with is dark text on light background transitioning into light
text
> > on
> > > dark background.
> > >
> > > I can get the webpage background gradiant (very easy) and the logo on
a
> > > transparent  background (not quite as easy but I figured it out).
What I
> > can't
> > > do is put the two together.  If I save the logo in a www-able format,
I
> > either
> > > lose the transparency (.jpg) or the color depth (.gif).
> > >
> > > Can anyone help me?  Preferably using words of 1 syllable or less -
> > definitely
> > > newbie level instructions required.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > John
> > >
> > > --
> > > Do not meddle in the affairs of Systems Administrators for they are
subtle
> > and quick to anger.
> > >
>
> --
> Until later: Geoffrey [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>
> I'm afraid there will be more problems with W2K than there were with
> Y2K...
>

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