Alpha channel other than "0xFF" in LinuxFB QPA platform
I'm using Qt5.1.1 with LinuxFB QPA platform (I'm bound to LinuxFB platform, and can't use another).
I would like to have Qt write to LinuxFB custom alpha values alongside values of other color components. For example, if I set following style-sheet for QMainWindow "background-color: rgba(20, 20, 20, 0);" - I get following hex value of ARGB in frame-buffer 0xFF141414.
Can someone instruct me what code should I change to accomplish this. I've tried to add some log-trace statements and I made some progress in isolating where the problem lies, but Qt is overwhelming and I would really appreciate any tip on this matter.
I've managed to convince Qt to write alpha value to the framebuffer with setting framebuffer to be of RGB32 type - not ARGB32!
Depends on the framebuffer settings. Most likely linuxfb picks a format that does not have alpha. What does fbset print?
@agocs: Thank you for your response!
My framebuffer is of ARGB32 format. I wanted Qt to output alpha values I assigned for particular widgets and suppress:
- software blending,
- setting alpha channel in 0xFF for whole application.
These things happened automatically when LinuxFB platform detected ARGB32 type framebuffer.
I've accomplished what I was looking with the approach described in my previous post.