|Re: Splash screen and transparency [message #487612 is a reply to message #485329]
||Wed, 23 September 2009 17:36
| Andrew Niefer
Registered: July 2009
Whether or not a .png file will work for the splash screen will depend |
on the platform. It won't work on windows, but I think it does work on
gtk. I'm not sure about the mac (carbon or cocoa).
You can try it simply by specifying a png on the command line:
eclipse -showplash /path/to/splash.png
The other thing to consider is that the default splash screen search
looks for splash.bmp, so you would need to specify a full path using
-showsplash or osgi.splashLocation. Or perhaps try renaming the png to bmp.
Mickael Istria wrote:
> I'd like to une an image with rounded corners as splash screen. However,
> I can't find a way to specify a .png file or to know whether what I am
> trying to achieve is do-able.
> I red in a 4 years-old message that this was not possible because GTK,
> and then SWT, does not support transparency. Did something change on
> this topic, or is it still accurate to say that it is *impossible* to
> have transparency in splash screens ?
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