On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 2:02 PM, Rogers, Michael K wrote: > On Jun 4, 2012, at 5:45 AM, Jan Pohanka wrote: > >>> See page 204, section 8.5 of the metafun book >>> >>> loadfigure "gracht.mp" number 1 scaled .5 ; >>> addto currentpicture also >>> (currentpicture softened .8) >>> shifted (bbwidth(currentpicture)+.5cm,0) ; >>> >> >> thank you for the hint, but it seems, that softened does not work for >> externalfigure >> >> \startMPcode >> draw externalfigure "logo.pdf" scaled 5cm softened 0.5; >> \stopMPcode >> >> <inserted text> ...lable:=true; ;;;;]===], false)} >> >> \meta_process_graphic ...!!es , \MPaskedfigure )}} >> \egroup \placeMPgraphic >> \m... >> >> regards >> Jan > > What about drawing a translucent white rectangle over the graphic?
I wanted to say that Hans already implemented some code to add transparency (or even transparent masks) to bitmap images, but I'm still not sure how to use that code. However, drawing a transparent white rectangle over the bitmap graphic would definitely be the easiest approach if you don't need to see though the image. Mojca ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : email@example.com / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________