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Re: Tk gif animation

by zentara (Archbishop)
on Mar 01, 2013 at 17:52 UTC ( #1021307=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Tk gif animation

As far as I know, Perl Tk dosn't support transparencies. You will have to put everything on an appropriately colored background to mask the transparency. This works.
#!/usr/bin/perl use warnings; use strict; use Tk; use Tk::Animation; my $scr = new MainWindow; $scr->configure(-background=>"black"); $scr->geometry("200x150"); my $canvas = $scr->Canvas(-width,200,-height,100, -background=> "black")->pack(-expand, 1, -fill, 'both'); my $image = $scr->Animation('-format' => 'gif', -data => get_gif() + ); $canvas->createImage( 50,50, -image=> $image); $image->blank; my $buttonframe = $scr->Frame()->pack(-expand=>1, -fill=>'both'); my $start = $buttonframe->Button(-text => 'Start', -command => sub{ $image->start_animation(40); } )->pack(-side=>'left'); my $stop = $buttonframe->Button(-text => 'Stop', -command => sub{ $image ->stop_animation; $image ->blank } )->pack(-side=>'right'); MainLoop; sub get_gif{ #base64encoded gif89a ... Tk accepts images in base64encoded format as + -data my $gif = 'R0lGODlhIAAgAPMAAP////zzBf9kAt0IBvIIhEYApQAA1AKr6h+3FABkEVYsBZBxOsDAw +ICAgEBA QAAAACH/C05FVFNDQVBFMi4wAwEAAAAh/h1HaWZCdWlsZGVyIDAuMSBieSBZdmVzIFBpZ3 +VldAAh +QQECgD/ACwAAAAAIAAgAEMEgxC82SS4OOvNb6sfVT1dyX1AQ6YhuZpwh7agyL5xjoFf5d +U606x3 CwZrvh1vgjNqesOm8xSdSXXWTXbKSj2iV67y9g2JlcPuuat6tizrHzn+i9Iz4F74uPx6z1 +BEW05I bn+EQBhMI1xZfXsxVnZrgZN3bCplcGKCKjOALChynImXbDgRACH5BAQKAP8ALAAAAAAgAC +AAQwSG sLUHqr04a9uAlFw3baQGfuJYrpv4dNdJndPbUewqV99D4bkgL+VzCUk74sujOupoNg/Quc +NUnUwp dIo1KXvd2Cd7pRotvmV4qE0xuWu2pDiPk2vnLmpcFrpgIVJYZWk3ekZKcH5/RHZ7UHZWX4 +ZrfBN9 fkwgcopPgpIeh589nUEykHGnIhEAIfkEBAoA/wAsAAAAACAAIABDBIywtfckeCDrzbu2Uy +ZNGOad aAeSDRCmsNiGM2m64zffMbquvF5v19qAgkLOaInD1Cq75OlljEp1LmgTeVU9odSubIXLis +thSuVy Rmsl3LYMzTLLlzW7eFLEhpNWGWotcTBHLluFMUdAcjh4TY5KXxaKi0CHe499mVKdfpYemS +MUbHtE X3c1jZJ+f44gEQAh+QQECgD/ACwAAAAAIAAgAEMEhhDI1kB7MuvNNbVURWFdaW7iU3np6W +ZhDJIZ GT4Y/e6weKkWHY/zuVhmuKEyNFv1gsrOpfiLvqi4mxXFpEK3RR0OKFymsFsXVuVMH2Xcr1 +szrpSX GN94ftbPQTF+fyxIH3dDXVMtYIBOYVaPcUZRkTc5aWFrfD5og08jbG2YekB/Mh+DZxkRAD +s='; return $gif; }

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