[Newbies] flood erase in Paint tool

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Apr 25 08:51:12 UTC 2007

Actually, you can just use the fill bucket with the "no color" (on  
top of the rainbow gradient chooser) to erase stuff.

- Bert -

On Apr 25, 2007, at 9:55 , Scott Wallace wrote:

> Hi, Subbu,
> First, decide on a color to represent "transparent," and then in  
> the paint tool, paint with that color everywhere that you intend to  
> be transparent.
> After saving the painting and exiting from the paint tool, bring up  
> the halo on the resulting SketchMorph, and from its halo menu  
> choose the last item, 'painting...' and from the submenu choose  
> "erase pixels of color...".  In the resulting "eyedropper" cursor  
> mode, click on the color you chose to represent transparency, and  
> you're done.
> Cheers,
>   -- Scott
> On Apr 24, 2007, at 11:47 PM, subbukk wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I wonder if there is an easier way to paint shapes with holes in  
>> them by
>> methods other than by erasing pixels at a time? For instance, a  
>> nut can
>> be drawn by putting a small circle in a larger hexagon and  
>> flooding it
>> (the circle) with "transparent" paint.
>> Is it possible to "unfill flood" (i.e. flood an area with 100%
>> transparency) with the Paint tool in Squeak?
>> Thanks in advance. I really like the way you folks respond quickly  
>> and
>> precisely to newbie queries.
>> Subbu
>> _________

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