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PNG Transparency demo

April 5th, 2006 by Zack Whittaker

Well, it took me a good few hours to master… but I’ve finally got a demo up and running. The demo shows transparent PNG image files can be viewed and manipulated in Internet Explorer. In IE7, the support is “enhanced” but if you have a version of Internet Explorer 5.5 or above, you can still view it.

Please note: only Internet Explorer 5.5 and above can view the demo’s – any other browsers such as Firefox will just get a standard image that does nothing much except move around the screen when you click and drag on it.

Feel free to check it out – two options to choose from – the sandbox leaves the menu to the left so you can navigate around the site afterwards, the fullscreen demo enables you to really see the whole screen.


PNG transparency demo

Posted in Internet Explorer, Windows Vista | 7 Comments »


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7 Responses

  1. Patrick S Says:

    AWESOME. Perhaps a MSBLOG virtual vista OS could be in order (A)

  2. Patrick Elliott [MVP] Says:

    Firefox 1.5.0.1 actually displays it just fine too šŸ˜‰

  3. Zack Whittaker Says:

    Well thats good news then! šŸ™‚

  4. Deansweb2004|NT Says:

    Looks Nice, but whats it for?

  5. Andre N Says:

    Yeah, the demo works great in Firefox and Opera šŸ˜‰

  6. Patrick S Says:

    Its just a demo…showing how transparency works in IE without using the colour trick etc

  7. Michael Rose Says:

    It works!