[cairo] Using push/pop_group and cairo_mask for a fading effect
tgriggs at cincom.com
Thu Oct 19 14:33:59 PDT 2006
On Oct 19, 2006, at 12:01, Carl Worth wrote:
> I think one thing that we haven't had enough of in a very long time on
> this list is people sharing tips and tricks for achieving particular
> effects with cairo.
> A certain 'asabil' came to IRC recently with a pygtk program
> attempting to achieve an effect by which text would fade out at a
> certain point. Here's a mockup that asabil contributed:
> I've attached below a little example program that demonstrates one way
> to achieve this effect with cairo, (by using push/pop_group and
> cairo_mask). The results of this program can be seen here:
> I hope that that is helpful for somebody.
Hey. I like this. Alot. Not so much the affect itself. But the "real
world examplets". Thank you. Would a wiki link of the
cairographics.org documentation link be a good place to have people
put this kind of stuff?
"Is success the potential of what could be, or the reality of what is?"
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