[mythtv-theming] Are Alpha Tags working?

Roy Lofthouse lofty69 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 19:36:57 UTC 2009

2009/10/28 Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Roy Lofthouse <lofty69 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just having a play with some themes and I was trying out the Alpha
>> tag.  Looking at Graphite I see there is a background image to the
>> menu buttons which uses this tag:
>>        <imagetype name="menuscrollback">
>>            <area>-8,580,1296,30</area>
>>            <filename>images/menuscrollback.png</filename>
>>            <alpha>200</alpha>
>>        </imagetype>
>> but no matter what I change the value to nothing seems to take effect
>> (I've cleared out my theme cache on every change).
>> I've also noticed that the recording icons (hd, subtitles, etc) in
>> blue-abstract are completely visible when they also should be using
>> the alpha tag.
>> Anyone else see this or is it just my build???
>> Cheers
> You are using the QT painter, which does not support alpha in .22.
> Robert
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Yep, it's set to opengl.  I have been turning it off as opengl isn't
very vnc friendly but it's on at the moment. Tried switching from QT
back to OpenGL, but that made no difference.

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