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Question: How could you add a few transparency options (none, semi-transparent and solid) to the chosen color in the wp color picker?

I'm working on a set of theme options. I am using the wp color picker wheel to select a color for the post backgrounds. A transparency option would fantastic if that is possible. Thanks

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Don’t use the built-in color picker. It is hard to use already and it will be replaced in 3.5 anyway. You will need a custom one to get transparency.

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OMG - I was so happy I got the color picker to work, and now it's history?!! Why can't things just stand still (for a while anyway). Thanks for the advice ;-) –  speedypancake Nov 4 '12 at 20:32
    
Watch the video. You will understand why. :D –  toscho Nov 4 '12 at 20:37
    
LOL :-) That is exactly what I'm battling against. Trying to create an attractive & intuitive (EASY) UI for wp themes. Maybe there's an ongoing project or something I should know about?? –  speedypancake Nov 4 '12 at 20:48
    
0 search results for posts containing mini-colors :O –  speedypancake Nov 4 '12 at 20:55
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"Maybe there's an ongoing project or something I should know about??" Well there is; it's called WordPress ;-) –  Stephen Nov 4 '12 at 20:58

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