Transparent images

How can I change the transparency level of an image to 50 % without using the alphablend property( it doesn't work under win98 and my code must work under win98 too)

Thanks,
roniks
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Jase-CoderConnect With a Mentor Commented:
This article will help

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/gdicpp/gdiplus/usinggdiplus/alphablendinglinesandfills/usingcompositingmodetocontrolalphablending.asp

The example code is in C but the functions will have the same name since it is the windows API
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Jase-CoderCommented:
Alphablend only works with windows 2000 upwards. Check the link below ths may help

http://search.microsoft.com/search/results.aspx?view=msdn&st=b&na=82&qu=alpha+blending&s=1

if you decide to use directX you can use it in delphi by downloading the DelphiX component
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Ivanov_GConnect With a Mentor Commented:
http://swiss.torry.net/transparent.htm

download TTranImage components. As I understand, this is what you are looking for...
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