View Full Version : gradient filter for Mozilla
10-18-2004, 10:32 AM
is there any filter like
filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Gradient(gradientType=0,startColorStr=#96A392,endColorStr=#ffffff) ;
for mozilla ?
-moz-opacity:0.2; ... render no gradient
10-18-2004, 04:30 PM
What exactly are you doing with the filter? I'm quite sure you can recreate it with images (even if it's text, as Moz supports PNG).
Edit: Here's a neat mozilla-only (Edit2: Not anymore!) example of using a PNG to create gradient opacity: http://offtone.com/scripts/gradient.html
10-18-2004, 05:28 PM
all the gradient images I have seens in background color are horrible there is a kind of rainbow in the colors
with the IE filter it is PERFECT .. but I need something like that for Mozilla
1px width, 405 pixel height
top color RGB(150,163,146) or #96A392
bottom color white
with the white starting at 15% of the bottom :-)))
and with a repeat-x it must be perfect ... and it is not
10-18-2004, 05:55 PM
So wait, you're using the filter property just because you don't have a half-decent image editor?
Check out www.jasc.com, or google for "the gimp", which is free (and darn good for free).
10-18-2004, 07:20 PM
I have Adobe + Corel
but I haver found any gradient with foto esthetic
10-18-2004, 08:02 PM
What are you using to make the gradient? Photoshop and Draw are both plenty capbable of it... No idea what you're doing wrong.
10-18-2004, 09:03 PM
thanks a lot AaronW
but I get the same thing than you
try to apply it in that way into a <td>
and you will get waves .. not really a subtil gradient
of course in local in my computer I get it
if u use
filter: progidXImageTransform.Microsoft.Gradient(gradientType=0,startColorStr=#96A392,endC olorStr=#ffffff);
the gradient is perfect
10-18-2004, 09:17 PM
I would guess it's because you don't have your monitor set to millions of colors... but that gradient doesn't look any better than anything else I've ever seen. So again, I think AaronW pointed it out -- if you're getting waving in your artwork:
1) Monitor wacked out? If that gradient he showed you looks wavvy, then you either have a better monitor then my calibrated 21" Apple monitor here at work, or yours is not outputting properly.
2) you're not building your files right.
If you're using a gif, then of course, 256 colors may not be enough for the gradient. If you're using a png are you using 24 bit, 32 bit... hell, 48 bit? If you're using a jpeg, then maybe you need to up the quality of the output when you save it.
SVG and flash are vector -- they will obviously put out better quality gradients due to vectors type of file -- but a rasterized image can get darn close -- much closer than any normal person would arguably see.
Since you said Adobe + Corel -- does that mean Corel Draw, or Corel PhotoPaint (they also own Paint Shop Pro as of last week) and Photoshop or Illustrator... or InDesign or something else:)?
10-19-2004, 05:05 AM
I have adobe photoshop CS + Corel DRaw and Photopaint 12
and have 2 screen a flat one and a 21" normal a nokia Multigraph 445X pro which should be a good quality
you'r right my screen is 16 bits resolution .. I am using jpg with 5 % compression .... I have changed for 32 bits
.......................and it works fine
so ? ... i am just stupid :-))
thank you to everybody
10-19-2004, 05:30 AM
Nah, you just didn't know -- it would've been stupid if you never asked -- all of us had to ask someone eventually:)
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