How to draw a transparent rectangle?

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How to draw a transparent rectangle?

Postby JoeWeinmunson on Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:49 am

Since I am using Flare more and more at work I figured I would also start using Capture for screenshots. I'm scratching my head trying to accomplish one of the things that needs doing most often. I just want to draw a colored rectangle around a user interface item, but when I do so the rectangle area is white--hiding the element I am trying to highlight. I've spent 15 minutes now searching for help on this, both within the program and online. What am I missing here?
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Re: How to draw a transparent rectangle?

Postby SKamprowski on Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:19 am


draw a rectangle with Capture, open its properties, and choose (Default) or (transparent) for Fill start (see attached screenshot).
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Re: How to draw a transparent rectangle?

Postby Nita Beck on Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:21 am

(Caveat: I'm going on memory...)

Open the rectangle's properties. On the Appearance (I think) tab, you'll see that there are a couple of controls in the upper left. I think you need to select "Solid" and then set the color to transparent. That should do it. Once you get the rectangle the way you want it, I suggest that you add it to the palette.

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