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comment Replacing whiteness with transparency in CS6
...If you can't accomplish that using levels, curves or the threshold filter, then this method will not work.
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comment Replacing whiteness with transparency in CS6
@Pineapple Under the Sea - It can work on colored backgrounds, but you would need enough tonal contrast. For that reason it usually doesn't work well on mid-tone colored backgrounds. Try a hue/saturation filter on the original image and remove the color, if the background looks similar to the part you want to keep (similar tone in greyscale), this method probably won't work well for you. In that case you'll have to paint or trace it out. This method works by exaggerating the tonal difference of the background vs part you want to keep until it is black vs white...
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comment How do I paste into a layer's mask in Photoshop?
Make sure the mask is highlighted and not the layer itself.
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comment Replace black background with a transparent background
Here is an easy Photoshop technique: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21685/…
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comment Photoshop CS5: Setting a black background to transparent
Here is another technique that doesn't require any masking. Works best on black or white backgrounds: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21685/…
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comment Make image high contrast - 2 tone black and white
Here is another answer that gives a step by step on the technique mentioned in my comment above: graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/21685/…
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answered Photoshop action to export icon resources for OS X app?
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comment Save for Web in Illustrator clipping incorrectly!
Are you using the File > Save for Web dialog? That should force it to the artboard. Otherwise you can try converting your character to Outlines - it becomes a shape instead. Or in the character panel play with the line height if you don't want to covert it.
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comment Save for Web in Illustrator clipping incorrectly!
@GONeale See updated answer.
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answered Save for Web in Illustrator clipping incorrectly!
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comment Add transparency to an existing PNG
For anyone looking for a Photoshop solution to convert black or white backgrounds transparent, see this thread.