[cairo] Exclusive OR (XOR) fillRect drawing
psadhukhan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 23:11:34 PDT 2010
Thanks Benjamin for your input
I actually would be working on cairo 1.8 so probably this will not help
Can anyone suggest if we can do something like this?
rgb = cairo_get_pixel(x,y) where x,y is the coordinate on screen
cairo_set_pixel(x,y, rgb ^ xorcolor)
or something similar
Thx in advance
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Benjamin Otte <otte at redhat.com> wrote:
> You cannot do XOR with Cairo. What you can get (and I suspect that's
> what you want) is INVERT.
> To get the effect of INVERT, you'd do:
> cairo_set_operator (cr, CAIRO_OPERATOR_DIFFERENCE);
> cairo_set_source_rgb (cr, 1, 1, 1);
> Note that this requires Cairo 1.9 snapshots.
> On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 17:02 +0530, Prasanta Sadhukhan wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am a newbie to cairo. I saw in some of the discussion that cairo
> > does not support bitwise XOR drawing (like drawing same shape on same
> > area will make it disappear)
> > Can anyone please suggest as to how can I perform XOR drawing of
> > draw/fill shape ex fillrect with cairo APIs?
> > I have some legacy programs that need to use XOR based drawing like
> > blinking of cursor under a line
> > Thx in advance
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