[Ipe-discuss] polygon fill patterns and styles

Otfried Cheong otfried at kaist.ac.kr
Sat Mar 12 01:50:45 CET 2005

Joachim Reichel wrote:
> I really miss the possibility to fill polygons with simple patterns, 
> e.g. horizontal/vertical/diagonal lines and such stuff (see xfig). It 
> would also be nice to have RGBA colors, i.e. transparency.

Pattern fill is planned.  Transparency is hard to do in the Postscript 
model (PDF has added support for it recently, but many viewers don't 
support it, and it's unlikely that it would work when including figures 
in Latex documents - what Ipe is really meant for).


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