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Can't make colors simply as transparent

PostSat May 18, 2024 4:18 am

Hello everyone, why can't I just make colors transparent in many scenarios in fusion and in the edit page.
Please look at the screenshot I include -
It seems like it supposed to be a very basic option to do, maybe I'm missing something or maybe it's that simply limited...
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Re: Can't make colors simply as transparent

PostSat May 18, 2024 11:59 am

What exactly are you trying to do?

You seem to be using shape nodes, for what effect and what else are you trying to do? You should start by using reference manual to familiarize yourself with the features and nodes.

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Blend (sRender only)

The Blend control is used to blend between the tool’s original image input and the tool’s final modified output image. When the blend value is 0.0, the outgoing image is identical to the incoming. Normally, this causes the tool to skip processing entirely, copying the input straight to the output.

process When Blend Is 0.0 (sRender only)

The tool is processed even when the input value is zero. This can be useful if processing of this node is scripted to trigger another task but the value of the node is set to 0.0.

Most non shape nodes in Fusion have a settings tab with common controls, including blend slider or opacity slider.

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There are many other ways to get transparency which are sometimes better, but its context sensitive. It depends on what you want to do. You can use channels boolean node, merge node, various blend or apply modes, brightness contrast node etc. As per usual. Almost anything in fusion can be done in more than one way.

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