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image transparency using Tkinter

hi to all...
i'm working on an animation where i have to make the picture background.gif transparent.
l'm not able to do it.can you please help me or tell me what codes i should add to make the picture transparent.
thank in advance

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  1. import Tkinter
  2. from Tkconstants import *
  3. def window(tk):
  5.     global photo       
  7.     frame=Tkinter.Frame(tk)
  9.     frame.pack()
  13.     canvas=Tkinter.Canvas(frame,bg ='white', width=500,height=500)
  15.     canvas.pack()
  19.     photo=Tkinter.PhotoImage(file="background.gif")
  20.     canvas.create_image(200, 250, image=photo)
  25. root = Tkinter.Tk()
  27. root.title("Simulation of infectious diseases")
  29. window(root)
  31. root.mainloop()
Nov 6 '07 #1
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So far, so good. Now, in order to work with images, you'll want to learn about the Python Image Library. You can get PIL at PythonWare.

Have fun.
Nov 6 '07 #2

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