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Newcomers AppGameKit Corner / New here and need a little help

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Joined: 7th Jan 2018
Posted: 13th Jan 2018 13:07
Had the appgamekit now for ten days and think it's awesome. I have a small problem not to do with AppGameKit but Microsoft paint . The problem is how do I make the background of my sprites transparent . Thanks in advance for any help.

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Joined: 6th Feb 2015
Location: Over there...
Posted: 14th Jan 2018 10:47 Edited at: 14th Jan 2018 10:57
First, I would suggest downloading gimp. Gimp is MUCH more complex and flexible for image editing but there is a massive learning curve and there a bunch of tutorials. Second, you need to save your image as a .png file type. Also, apparently you can do this with Microsoft Paint 3D.
Rick Nasher
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Joined: 25th Jul 2017
Location: Amsterdam
Posted: 14th Jan 2018 11:35
If you want something similar to MS Paint I suggest Works great. Just select the background using lasso or magic wand tool, erase it, save as PNG and off you go.
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Posted: 14th Jan 2018 12:08
There is another route. You can paint your background with black (R=0,G=0,B=0), then you set image transparency to SetImageTransparentColor(image_ID,0,0,0), now you should be able to make the black parts of the sprite transparent. If you need black, you can use R=1,G=1,B=1.

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