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20pictures

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Transparent Cropmark Overlays
« on: January 31, 2016, 09:37:29 PM »
I have been following the ML Wiki guide on how to make cropmarks for LiveView overlays on my Canon 5DmkII.
http://magiclantern.wikia.com/wiki/Cropmarks
  • I tried a 95% black made with a solid black layer set at 95% in RGB >convert to Index using the ML ColorPalette > save as 8Bit bitmap.
  • I tried CMYK (0,0,0,95) >convert to Index using the ML ColorPalette > save as 8Bit bitmap
  • I tried picking colour 20 from the pallet (#202020) > save as 8Bit bitmap
...but nothing produces a transparent mask. Is this a deprecated feature? :(

I noticed others have been using stripes to create a shaded mask ...this, however, creates, irritating moires!

(magiclantern-Nightly.2016Jan14.5D2212)

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Re: Transparent Cropmark Overlays
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2016, 09:48:25 PM »
This should help:

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#define COLOR_TRANSPARENT_BLACK 0x03
#define COLOR_TRANSPARENT_GRAY  0x14 // not portable, old cameras show it as magenta

(that's why color 20 did not work)

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Re: Transparent Cropmark Overlays
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2016, 12:06:00 AM »
Totally lost me there...