[TYPO3-english] GMENU with semi transparent PNG's

Iztok Kham pajek at pajcevina.net
Thu Nov 5 10:54:15 CET 2009

>> What I would like to know is: is it possible to generate a GMENU with 
>> semi transparent PNGs.
> It is currently not possible to create alpha transparent PNG's with 
> TYPO3.
Thought so ... grin :(

>> Is there a TypoScript way to achieve this?
> I would actually prefer the second example solution as I can create a 
> single image for background and then apply button with drop shadow 
> over it (and render link name over that). This way it would be pretty 
> easy to maintain background consistency.
> Yes, it is possible to get this effect. If you read TypoScript by 
> Example (chapter 7.8). They describe something similar which you can use.
Thanks, I will take a look at it.

> However, why not use a TMENU and just set the alpha transparent PNG's 
> as background with CSS?
There is something called IE ... and I would like to nake it fool-proof

Thanks again, I will report back on how I do ...

BTW: Does anybody know why sometimes GMENU buttons don't get rendered 
correctly (sometimes the first entry just loses its text)?

-- Iztok

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