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GUI background color and transparent JPG

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Simple GUI window. Trying to change background color to black. Using one the three metods, one at a time of course:

- GUISetBkColor(0x000000)

- $hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($gui)

_WinAPI_SetBkColor($hDC, 0x000000)

- $label = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 0,0, @DesktopWidth, @DesktopHeight)

GUICtrlSetBkColor($label, 0x000000)

The add JPG over the whole thing: $pic1 = GUICtrlCreatePic($img1, @DesktopWidth/2 - $wi/2, @DesktopHeight/2 - $he/2, 0, 0)

The problem is the JPG has transparent pixels and I don't want that.

Take a look at attached code and image.

JPG image is a simple ordinary JPG.

I have tried different color instead of black, same thing happends.

#include <WinAPI.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <image_get_info.au3>

Opt("GUICoordMode", 1)

$img1 = "Image1.jpg"

$gui = GUICreate("Slideshow", @DesktopWidth, @DesktopHeight, -1, -1 ,  BitOr($WS_POPUPWINDOW, $WS_MAXIMIZE)) ; I have tried simple GUI, without style, nothing changed
; comment two methods and leave one running
GUISetBkColor(0x000000) ; first method

$hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($gui)
_WinAPI_SetBkColor($hDC, 0x000000) ; second method

$label = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 0,0, @DesktopWidth, @DesktopHeight)
GUICtrlSetBkColor($label, 0x000000) ; third method

$wi = _ImageGetParam(_ImageGetInfo($img1), "Width")
$he = _ImageGetParam(_ImageGetInfo($img1), "Height")

$pic1 = GUICtrlCreatePic($img1, @DesktopWidth/2 - $wi/2, @DesktopHeight/2 - $he/2, 0, 0)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $gui)

Do
$msg = GUIGetMsg()

    Switch $Msg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
;~             _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($gui, $hDC)
            Exit
    EndSwitch
Until $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

I figured it out !!

I have Windows 7, also tested on another computer with WIndows 7 - it shows black pixels.

On Windows XP (also two tests: real machine and VMWare) it shows no black pixels !!

But, how do I get around it ???

Will try and use Win API to display image, will let you know how it goes.

Edited by queensoft

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I get exactly the same issue on Windows 7.

Did you find a workaround or fix?

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