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I want to create just a transparent shadow to use in a website. While saving as PNG, the shadow is saving with the solid white border. What am I doing wrong?

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Please screenshot how you are saving the file and add it to your question so we can try to figure out whats not working correctly. – Ryan May 14 '13 at 18:16
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In the Save for Web use PNG24 not PNG8.

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And check the "Transparency" box! – Alan Gilbertson May 14 '13 at 21:26

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