Interactive web image using Python

Robin Becker robin at
Tue Sep 25 09:40:07 CEST 2001

In article <3BB01440.5E6EE94 at>, Michael Palm <msp at>
>I want to have a web image where you can change the color of parts of
>the image by clicking on it.
>e.g. <click on color selector> <click on the guy's hat to change its
>color>. This is for a clothing
>manufacturer. I am (of course) using Python on the client side.
>Any ideas on the best way to do this from Python (PIL, PIDDLE, OpenGL
>etc...). Or should I
>be using a Java applet or Shockwave file instead? The shading program
>will need to know
>about the component shapes so that it can fill each one. Somewhere on
>the web I saw a duck
>whose clothing you could change in this way, but I can't find it again
>or recall what they used.
>I guess I could use their method and just store a library of each
>compoment shaded in all
>possible colors, then overlay the pieces.
well although not quite as interactive (it could be made so using an
image map) the stuff we did at may be of interest.
Robin Becker

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