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Name: Using Chroma Key Compositing to Create Transparent Backgrounds
ID: m34463
Language: English (en)
Summary: Learn how to convert an image with a constant color background into an image with a transparent background. This involves the use of a technique commonly known as chroma key compositing.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: actionscript, addEventListener, alpha, base class, Bitmap, BitmapData, chromakey, chroma key, class, custom effects, derived class, dynamic binding, effect, encapsulation, event, event handler, extends, flash, flex mxml, inheritance, late binding, method, object, overload, override, polymorphism, programming, run-time, subclass, superclass, transparency, trigger
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Copyright Holders: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)
Maintainers: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin (Baldwin@DickBaldwin.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: May 23, 2010 4:43 pm -0500
Last revision to module: May 23, 2010 4:54 pm -0500

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Version: 1.1 May 23, 2010 4:54 pm -0500 by R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
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