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olivier

How to create a QR code with transparent background with the Java library

Is it possible to set the background color to transparent?

I use qrCode.setBackground(color) and pass a white color object whose alpha is set to 0 (which means it's transparent). Yet I still get a non transparent background. Is there a way to get a completely transparent background?

Thanks,

Olivier.


08-09-12     2571 day(s) ago    

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Tim

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Olivier,

I am not sure how this can be done. The source code on how the back ground is set is fairly straight forward.
Here is the setBackground property.
public void setBackground(Color newColor)
{
backColor = newColor;
invalidate();
}
And then the backColor variable is used by a graphics object to set the actual color.
Graphics g=g2;
g2.setColor(backColor);
g2.fillRect(0,0,this.getSize().width,this.getSize().height);

You may need to use the getTransparency() method of the Color object. with gets the transparency mode for the Color.

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