Status
Not open for further replies.

Xanthippe

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Jan 21, 2013
Messages
24
Reaction score
11
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
HI all

 So here is my problem...

 I have created an icon set and it works, however, it has a white background and not the checkerd blue and black background. Every icon I use now has a white square behind the picture instead of nothing.

 I am using Graphics gale as the program.

P.S.

 Don't laugh at me if its a simple thing to fix :)
 

Andar

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 5, 2013
Messages
33,895
Reaction score
8,595
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMMV
two ways to solve this problem:

Open the picture in a program that supports transparency, delete the white background and save it in a format that supports transparency (like png)

Or open the picture in a program that doesn't support transparency, save it in a format without transparency options and use the resource manager to set the transparency when importing.

The problem is if you use a format that supports transparency (like png), but don't set the transparency map correctly, then the resource manager assumes that you do not want transparency and skips the transparency options when importing.

The disadvantage of forcing the resource manager to create the transparency setting by using a file format without transparency is that the resulting picture takes a lot more space, making a later program download bigger.

That's why you should usually use the graphic programs transparency options - but if that is not possible and if it's for a single icon set, you can use the other way as a workaround.
 

Xanthippe

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Jan 21, 2013
Messages
24
Reaction score
11
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
Thanks guys. It turns out I wasn't changing the Translucent colour from black to white during the importing step.
 

Shaz

Global Moderators
Global Mod
Joined
Mar 2, 2012
Messages
43,688
Reaction score
15,294
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
This thread is being closed, due to being solved. If for some reason you would like this thread re-opened, please report this post and leave a message why. Thank you.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

"sorry it took me so long to respond" - can we please agree not to say that anymore unless it actually took a long time?! (Like 36hrs at least) I mean, I'm running out of funny responses here xD
Ugh... 4:53AM over here and I can't sleep so why not just game make.
I just love the MV feature that allows you to create your own animations!
I typically ask this on my normal social media channels, but figured there may be good replies here. Anyone got any good horror movie recommendations? I've seen a lot, but I always love getting suggestions! Bonus points if you know which service it is streaming on (in the US) - bring on the spOoooOky!

Forum statistics

Threads
115,912
Messages
1,093,940
Members
151,163
Latest member
stulfie
Top