Questions tagged [transparency]

Questions about how to make images transparent (see-through) or adjust the level of transparency / opacity in any graphic manipulation software. An image 100% transparent will not be visible.

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PNG is exporting with white background

I am trying to export a PSD image to PNG with a transparent background. No matter what I do it is not working. I do not understand what/where the problem is. I tried using Illustrator too, but it ...
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Illustrator Opacity masks not recognised in InDesign

I am trying to place an .ai file containing Opacity Masks into InDesign. However, in InDesign the Opacity Masks are not displayed as intended. Any ideas or checkboxes I might have missed? Here's the ...
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How to make the foreground subject transparent?

I know that there's a lot of tutorials on how to make the background transparent. But I can't find any on how to make the foreground transparent. These transparent checkerboxes should be on the t-...
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Illustrator: how to avoid extra white space after export

I am new to Illustrator and need to export artwork to JPG format, but getting some white space around the artwork when exporting.
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Illustrator: Opacity Mask is not moving/resizing along with object it masks, if the masked object is a Mesh object

I need to move/resize the artwork which includes an opacity masked object, in which both the mask and the object being masked are different Gradient Mesh objects. In the Transparency panel, no matter ...
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changing opacity of text and a background

https://okbinteractive.studio/ Above is a website, where I'm trying to use the same text/background fill format. As you can see, they've got a background with its opacity down low, but the text on ...
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Overlaying of transparent objects in Inkscape layer

I am attempting to create the outlier of a picture. Supposedly, when using layers, independently of the objects opacities, if they are in the same layer they shouldn't overlap. This is, their area of ...
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Inkscape: alternative to setting a mask to a group of objects in order to achieve slight transparency of said objects

I cannot seem to properly apply a simple mask to a group of two ellipses (in order to make it slightly transparent) with Inkscape 0.92.4. The resulting image becomes completely transparent instead of ...
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Level of transparency based on similarity between images GIMP

this is my first post here! I am working on a fish project - sand goby, that is semi transparent, see the extent of the fish transparency on different kind of background: I have several images like ...
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Changing object/path filling's opacity without changing the stroke's opacity

I would like to reduce the opacity of the filling colour of an object/path and keep the stroke of such object/path unchanged. Is there a way of impeding this relationship so I can only reduce the ...
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My Inkjet printer isn't printing correct results from Adobe Illustrator

Using an Epson L805, I'm having some issue with transparency when I print directly from Illustrator. When I print the below image, you can see that the ellipse shape clearly [the color of the ...
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How to see overlapped part of previous ciricle in adobe illustrator?

When i draw one circle above another, they overlap and i an not able to see the ovelapping part of below circle. I want to see both the circles
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Illustrator: Exporting transparent objects to png creates graphical errors

I have a lot of card designs I need in png format. They use linked images with alpha transparency and knockout groups with multiply blending. When I try to export to png, it produces glaring errors. ...
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How can I merge and adjust opacity in batches?

In making stop-motion animation, I create large quantities of photos. Starting at the beginning. I used to go from picture to picture editing the entire video. Some scenes I can batch edit. With ...
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How to represent a scaling object?

This is a subjetive question, however I can imagine there are answers with reasoning so I think it fits the website. I'm designing a visualization tool in a static medium (no animations) for 2D ...
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Changing a color from solid gray to the equivalent opacity of black changes the appearance of the PNG export

I used LiveTrace on an raster and obtained vector graphics with shades of grey. I exported as SVG and coded a conversion of those shades of gray to an opacity of black so I can easily colorize the ...
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How do you replace pixel color on all channels including alpha in GIMP?

I'm trying to edit a simple theme icon, which has full RGB colors and variable transparency in different places. I also know what color and alpha values specific pixels should have, and want to set ...
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How to turn Fill Color of Mesh points to Fill “NONE” in Adobe Illustrator?

I'm trying to create a irregular mesh shape in Illustrator, which has some mesh point filled with colors at center and all edge points with 0% opacity. Considering the image attached. I want the cyan ...
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Transparent PDF on Keynote 2020?

I'm trying to make a PDF with a transparent background from Keynote ( I'm making a digital journal and want the background transparent so I can change the paper type on Notability, while still keeping ...
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Is there a way to simulate Photoshop's 'fill' functionality in InDesign?

Photoshop has two distinct opacity values for any layer: 'Opacity' and 'Fill'; the former affects the entire layer and all its effects, the latter only affects the layer content and not the effects. ...
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Preview printing on transparent material in Photoshop or Illustrator

Been looking all over for a smart solution to this, but so far I haven't found anything. I'm UV printing on transparent glass. As the UV printer does not print 'white' nor is there a white background ...
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How to indentify original color in a white background picture

I have a picture of which contains a letter. The letter had a certain opacity when layered onto the image. I look to find the original rgb and even opacity of the text that was written upon a white ...
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Transparency in Gimp issue

So when I use Gimp, I do the same thing when I turn images transparent: Select it by color, then hit clear. But now instead of turning it transparent, it turns into my secondary color. Can anybody ...
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Can I clip on all objects at once using Inkscape?

I have created a poster using several objects throughout several layers. I would like to export the final document with a small, white padding. Can I use Inkscape's clipping functionality to create a ...
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Making a transparent pixel color to white in Photoshop

I am saving a PNG in photoshop with a transparent background. When I export the image as PNG, each pixel of the "transparent" part has an alpha value of 0, but in the program that I am using (game ...
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Illustrator is saving making my solid colours as transparent

The title pretty much says it all. I've worked with solid colours the entire time, and when I go and save, for some reasons Adobe Illustrator decides to make all my colours and shapes transparent. ...
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Save selected portion of image in GIMP as PNG

I have an image that was masked in photoshop that I have now imported into GIMP. I would like to export only the head as a PNG with background transparency. I can successfully export the image as a ...
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PNG export from Gimp not keeping tranparency [duplicate]

Here are the steps I done: Opened PNG (not transparent) Selected white areas that I want to make transparent. Layers > Transparency > Add Alpha Channel Deleted selected areas (I see transparency in ...
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Removing black background on slightly transparent object in photoshop

I have searched for an answer on how to remove a black background to make a transparent image, but none have answered my specific question. Here I have rendered a scene with a light-emitting cube. ...
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Gimp: Adding watercolor transparency to an image

Example of what I would like to achieve: https://github.com/Krozark/RPG-LaTeX-Template/blob/master/img/art-top.pdf I would like to take a picture and add watercolor splashes of transparency, so the ...
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Should I color my background or keep it transparent?

I'm creating a flyer and plan on printing on a metallic cardstock (Neenah Metallic in Chalice Silver to be exact). My issue is that during the creation process, I used a background that was as close ...
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Where to find stock images (portraits) with transparent background

I'm looking for a place to find stock images, specifically portraits, that come with a pre-masked background, so I can easily replace it. Does anyone know a source, or a way to filter for that type of ...
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Gimp gif shows transparency but viewers show white/black

So in a web browser this image looks exactly like I want (at least on mine) and the left slice of the image in the latter half of the animation is transparent. However in discord and in windows photo ...
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Remove white background for in GIMP with calligraphy scan

I scanned a calligraphy using color mode thinking I would capture more details, which I did along with much noise. Now, I would like to remove the background (white) and make it transparent. While ...
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Export to PDF with transparent background Illustrator 2020 version 24.0.1

I would like to export my image to a pdf with a transparent background but it exports with a white background. My vector contents are clearly on top of the checkerboard pattern indicating ...
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How to export a design with transparency in CMYK?

I made a design in a document with CMYK color mode and exported it to PNG with transparency to send to an online service that prints it on goodies (mugs and hats on Vistaprint, if that helps). The ...
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Illustrator to SVG: different shades for different browsers

I have just approached the world of design and so consequently I have many doubts about certain subjects, one of them is related to nuances. As you can see from the images below, my "project" created ...
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How do I replace a white or colored background with transparency in adobe illustrator?

I am working on a Logo and am attempting to make the background transparent. Unfortunately, I have zero graphic design experience and am unable to figure out how to get this done. Could someone walk ...
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Issue with obtaining full transparency around design when making tiff files

I am making tiff files in Photoshop out of designs I made in Illustrator. The designs contain a raw image with a masked border on top of them. When I copy the design onto Photoshop, there is a thin, ...
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Strange bug with PNG layers

I edited some pictures to make emojis out of them, removed their background and saved with the original background hidden in the layers. I've done this in the past with no issues, but this time I'm ...
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Restore transparency to a part of an image

I have this image: Downloadable here. I need to isolate the libellula and "restore" the transparency of its wings, the areas highlighted here: I haven't problems to isolate it but how can I restore ...
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Can I detect if an image has a premultiplied alpha channel in Adobe Photoshop?

Can I detect with Photoshop if the image has a premultiplied alpha channel? I want to detect this with a .tga image format file I received, which can be either pre-multiplied or straight. If not ...
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JPEG with transparent background

My client wants me to supply images for web as JPEG with transparent background. Is this possible?
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Another weird Ilustrator bug with transparency mask

Whenever I create a transparency mask with multiple objects one of them gets automatically moved to the transparency zone. I have no idea why is this happening, it never used to do such thing. I tried ...
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Is there a way to convert colors from multiple paths into relative transparency?

I have this vector of a brush stroke, of which I can change the colorspace. However, I would like it to have an overlay effect, which it currently doesn't have. I want to use it in Web front-end, so ...
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How to cut transparent objects without losing transparency in Illustrator?

I want to do a seamless pattern with transparent objects but when I cut my pattern objects lose their transparency. I have not found out why this is happening yet. Could someone help me understand ...
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Blend to transparent doesn't work!

I'm trying to blend this world map into transparent. It works just fine with a rectangle. I also tried increasing or decreaing the steps and different blend options, nothing works.. Anyone how I can ...
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Controlling transparency in GIMP?

I have a question. Can you make it half transparent? Or any other percentage? I’m making a Minecraft Resource Pack and I am trying to make the stained glass. Thanks!
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Images, giving black when merged

I am trying to make two images which give a simple semi-black layer when merged. They should look like these: I used Select→Modify→Feather, but after merging I got this insted of what I need Is ...
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Gimp Question: How to remove multicolored transparency?

I am getting a little frustrated with the newest version of Gimp because it is doing something that the older version has never done in regards to a transparent background. In the old Gimp, when I ...

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