[rrd-users] Graph AREAs Appear Semi-Transparent

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Jan 6 11:56:31 CET 2012

Hi Chris,

Today Chris Mason wrote:

> Hi,
> I have noticed that when using different colours for AREAs that a lot
> of the time the grid lines are visible through the AREA. Although this
> is very minor, it looks a little odd when some colours have grid lines
> visible and some don't.
> I am assuming this is down to the colour of the grid lines, but for
> example, if I use a green (#00CF00) then it is a solid colour and I
> don't see the grid lines through, but if I use a blue (#002A97) then I
> am able to see the minor and major grid lines through the AREA.
> I have tried to fiddle with the transparency setting of the colour
> (e.g. the TT value of #RRGGBBTT) but this doesn't allow me to make the
> colour solid.
> Is it possible to make the colour completely opaque or is it dependent
> on the colour you chose for the AREA in relation to the grid lines?

the areas are completely opaque unless you define a transparency
... BUT the grid lines get painted OVER the content of the chart ...
depending on the color of the area they are visible or not ...


> Regards,
> Chris
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