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Re: Mac 32 bit color depth?
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
thierry@NOSPAM.rsinc.com (Thierry Faucounau) wrote:
> I am not averse to returning the "usable" (from an IDL standpoint) visual
> depth from get_visual_depth which would be 24 (essentially ignoring the
> fact that on the Mac, all "true color" buffers are in fact 32bits) for
> the sake of portability.
> Thierry Faucounau
> Research Systems, Inc.
Thierry, that sounds very reasonable --- but it would be great to be
able to access the transparency channel: I would love to be able to
create movies (e.g. with XINTERANIMATE) in IDL that include transparency