Re: transparent pixmaps (not xterms, I promise)

Ethan (
Sun, 15 Nov 1998 17:34:37 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 15 Nov 1998, Tim Kay wrote:

> Color is not known to X server : Transparent.
> obviously transparent is not in rgb.txt 'cause its not a colour, my Q is
> - how do I get X to recognise transparent as a colour or do I have to
> edit and save all the files w/ this error. X does indeed show
> transparent icons  - eg the Lyx default icon correctly so I can't
> understand whats going on.

To make one of the colors in an xpm transparent, use color "None".

Ethan Fischer