Set the opacity of an image/colour

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Post by anthony » 2006-02-19T17:06:11-07:00

Fisrt just changing the specific color WILL NOT WORK!

This will not take into account that the image contains anti-aliased pixels
that is various shades of grey along the edges of the text to make it look smoother without staircase 'jaggies'.

A black and white image like this should be thought of as a mask for
other images, weither they are transparent, a solid color, a tile, or a photo.

To use it in this way see Channels and Masks, in IM examples
Using Masks with Images ... els/#masks

This show the three basic ways masks are used to pick foreground and background colros from different sources (images).
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages

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