I have a color picker to choose the background color of a rectangle in a Figma-like editor.

One of the colors is white rgba(255,255,255,1), and another one is transparent rgba(0,0,0,0).

On the image below, the right-most color choice is transparent, and the one just before is white.

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Question : How to represent the transparent color so that there is no confusion with the white color ?

Thanks !

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If transparent color means no color the representation is a red diagonal or cross:


If the transparent color is an area, the representation is a simulation of a gray grid:

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