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* [PATCH] org.el: Allow transparent background in latex images
@ 2020-09-17  0:28 Roshan Shariff
  2020-09-23  8:59 ` Bastien
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Roshan Shariff @ 2020-09-17  0:28 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: emacs-orgmode; +Cc: Roshan Shariff

* lisp/org.el (org-create-formula-image): When `:background' is set to
"Transparent" in `org-format-latex-options', do not output a
`\pagecolor{...}' command in the generated LaTeX file.  This will
cause dvisvgm, convert, or dvipng (with the `-bg Transparent' option)
to produce png or svg images with a transparent background.

* lisp/org.el (org-preview-latex-process-alist): Add the `-bg
Transparent' command-line option to dvipng, which causes it to produce
a PNG with an alpha channel when the dvi file has no `\background'

 lisp/org.el | 16 +++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lisp/org.el b/lisp/org.el
index 053635c85..108dc6b5b 100644
--- a/lisp/org.el
+++ b/lisp/org.el
@@ -3282,7 +3282,7 @@ All available processes and theirs documents can be found in
      :image-output-type "png"
      :image-size-adjust (1.0 . 1.0)
      :latex-compiler ("latex -interaction nonstopmode -output-directory %o %f")
-     :image-converter ("dvipng -D %D -T tight -o %O %f"))
+     :image-converter ("dvipng -D %D -T tight -bg Transparent -o %O %f"))
      :programs ("latex" "dvisvgm")
      :description "dvi > svg"
@@ -16146,10 +16146,10 @@ a HTML file."
     (if (eq fg 'default)
 	(setq fg (org-latex-color :foreground))
       (setq fg (org-latex-color-format fg)))
-    (if (eq bg 'default)
-	(setq bg (org-latex-color :background))
-      (setq bg (org-latex-color-format
-		(if (string= bg "Transparent") "white" bg))))
+    (setq bg (cond
+	      ((eq bg 'default) (org-latex-color :background))
+	      ((string= bg "Transparent") nil)
+	      (t (org-latex-color-format bg))))
     ;; Remove TeX \par at end of snippet to avoid trailing space.
     (if (string-suffix-p string "\n")
         (aset string (1- (length string)) ?%)
@@ -16158,8 +16158,10 @@ a HTML file."
       (insert latex-header)
       (insert "\n\\begin{document}\n"
 	      "\\definecolor{fg}{rgb}{" fg "}%\n"
-	      "\\definecolor{bg}{rgb}{" bg "}%\n"
-	      "\n\\pagecolor{bg}%\n"
+	      (if bg
+		  (concat "\\definecolor{bg}{rgb}{" bg "}%\n"
+			  "\n\\pagecolor{bg}%\n")
+		"")

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