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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Draw a rectangle with semi-transparent border

I have a fairly simple image: I'd like to change it to be wider at the ends like below, while still keeping the nice rounded shape: The shape has solid gray colour, but its border is kindof ...
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How to get a mask from blending modes

So it's a bit complicated but here is the gist... I made a design using blending modes with a background texture of cardboard. The idea is that the design will get printed directly on the cardboard so ...
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How do i make a gif background transparent? [closed]

I'm trying to make this gif transparent for a video I'm making. There seemed to be no editors or websites I can find that work.
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Best way to crop these planks into individual layers, and export them all as separate JPEG files with no white around the edges?

I'm looking for a good workflow in dealing with a document like this. The files need to be JPEG, but I also can't have any white around the planks. Is there a smart way to select and separate each ...
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Adobe Illustrator Layers not behaving as they should

I am tearing my hair out over this issue. I'm working in Adobe Illustrator to design a logo and the layers are not behaving as they should - the text at the bottom of my image is the top layer, yet it ...
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Restore an original image that has a transparency-fade applied to it: Select by color gradient in GIMP

I have an icon (png) of a suit of armor, which fades out about halfway through the image (it is transparent in the latter part). Here is an example of the image in question: Its alpha channel is ...
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Using background image as chroma key

This may be trivial, but I cannot figure out how to do it: I'm looking for a way (preferably in gimp or another open source application / plugin - I also have a rather old photoshop version) to remove ...
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Transparent png image is not transparent in browser

Please see this example image below to reference (Illustrator was used here to export). Has anyone noticed that any transparent png files when dropped in a browser (like Chrome or Firefox) do not seem ...
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How can I turn brightness to transparency in grayscale image

I would like to turn a grayscale image into a transparent image where: #000000 (black) → turns into → #000000 (black) 0% transparency #FFFFFF (white) → turns into → #000000 (black) 100% transparency ...
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How do I change white background in Paint.NET to transparent when the edges are blurry

If you take an existing image that has a shape on a white background and you want to make the background transparent it's relatively simple to use the magic wand tool to select the background, delete ...
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How to colorize an translucent picture in Photoshop?

I've got a scanned picture of a sticker album which contains an translucent room where the sticker should be sticked. I've tried (using the Equalize, Curves, Levels, Vibrance and Contrast Tools from ...
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Apply Transparent Spatter Effect from Gallery on Illustrator

I have a basic square shape and I want to apply the SPATTER effect under Effects Gallery. After applying the effect, I realized it adds a color to the SPATTER applied, while I would like that SPATTER ...
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How do I quickly replace all transparent pixels with background color?

Some of my software tools generate images with transparent backgrounds. Using Krita, how can I quickly replace transparency with a background color? Notes: Of course it would be easiest if the image ...
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Grey lines appearing when pasting a selection - How to remove?

When I fuzzy select a section of an image, like so: Cutting it works fine: But when I paste it in I get these gaudy stripes of grey lines all throughout the image: Zooming in, I couldn't see any ...
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Difference between “Empty area” and “Transparency channel” and “Alpha channel”

New to photo editing, so I've got some conceptional confusion about the colors and channels, In photoshop, we can create text layer, we can have text on top of an "empty space" the checker ...
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I tried editing my .png logo with background to remove the background in GIMP but its not coming as transparent

I am trying to remove the background from the logo i already had which is a .png file. I added the file to gimp. Added an alpha layer then i selected the background with the magic wand tool and ...
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Why do some of my PNG images not have transparent backgrounds in certain circumstances?

I have a group of PNG images that serve as background overlays in an automated photo booth i.e. you have from back to front: the background image, the photo taken by the booth, the PNG overlay which ...
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Remove a transparent colored line from image

I am far from a skilled artist, so sorry if the question has a common answer. I couldn't find anything, but perhaps my lack of knowledge on the subject prevents me from even knowing what to be ...
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Color removal followed by transparency reproduction

I have a large number of images I'd like to remove the background color of and replace with 100% transparent background. I also have semi-transparent rectangles which I need to "color correct&...
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about locking the transparent pixels in photoshop

previously, what I've asked is here. now, if it is assumed that there are no pixels and I am selecting no pixels but an area, why "lock transparent pixels" command from the layers panel for ...
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about transparent pixels/layers in photoshop

I am new to photoshop. I have a transparent layer in my photoshop document. I think that transparent layers consist of transparent pixels. now using any selection tool to select the pixels works fine ...
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Is there a way to set a transparent color in Adobe Illustrator?

In PowerPoint, it is really easy to remove a background of a raster image when the background is a solid color. You just have to go to "Format > Color > Set Transparent Color". This, ...
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How to apply separate opacity masks to different fills of on object in Illustrator?

I'm using Ai and I'm trying to make an object -suppose a simple rectangle- with two different fill colors. One color is above and would be textured by an opacity mask so the second color would be seen ...
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Can .jpg have transparency?

I have read everywhere that .jpg can't have transparency and you can't save it as transparent. But I have a .jpg picture with transparency. Link to the picture Can anyone explain how the picture I ...
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GIF with Transparency Gradient (Photoshop)

I have an interesting issue that I never had a problem doing in the past. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :) It seems that since my Photoshop CC updated to 22.0.1, I am unable to export one of ...
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Insert transparent circle into gimp

I have this .png image in Gimp with transparent borders: Now I'd like to make the center circle transparent but I'm at a loss and can't find any instructions on-line. Any solution?
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Photoshop way of transferring layer's alpha “channel”

New Photoshop user trying it for the first time. I'm trying to get an inverted alpha "channel" but I can't. There are things I'm missing. Steps I took: Create sRGB 512 * 512 pixel document. ...
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Selecting overlayed colors/objects in Illustrator

I've created a (very) large image in illustrator, a portion of which is shown. There are numerous circles on top of each other with their transparencies set to multiply (so that Yellow over Cyan ...
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How to Establish Transparency That Subtracts From Lower Layers - Illustrator

For reference, I am using the livepaint tool to make a design, and I want to subtract an area from that livepaint using another livepaint. This is all fine and dandy, I just merge the livepaints or ...
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Cannot make text visible above a background in InDesign

I have small image frames and text frames under which I've added a page sized background image. I can bring the image frames to the front with no problem but the text refuses the show (the frame ...
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Adobe illustrator clipping mask & opacity mask

When I set opacity mask on image I don t now how to change only transparency on stroke and not entire selected field. I need stroke like on image
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Restoring transparency lost when a single color image was overlaid on white

I have an image that is a logo; a word written in a single solid color but the edge pixels of the letters originally had some transparency The original was lost and now all I have is a version of it ...
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How to adjusted opacity for part of a gradient in Photoshop

i am newbie. I have spent one day searching for solution and find nothing working... Maybe i am searching for wrong keywords. I am sorry if this is stupid question. Problem: Photoshop 2017 CC I am ...
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How to remove background behind a subject (make it transparent), but with a slight transparency blur around the edge instead of sharp cut-off?

I've looked at a dozen tutorials on removing background in Photoshop, and they all seem to do the same thing. I've followed the usual route of "create a new layer - select your subject - invert ...
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How to add transparency and radial gradient to a vector?

In a way to meet the Shutterstock guidelines I need to convert my Illustraton ai vector files to EPS 10 format. This conversion can create rasterised elements in an EPS10 files. Shutterstock does not ...
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Change background color of batch of similar image

Is there any way to change the background color of a batch of photos? All photos have the same dimensions and background I have around 100 of these images with transparent background These images ...
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Transparency in pdfs exports from GIMP 2.10.8

There is something I was able to do with Gimp 2.8 and not with the 2.10.8 version. In order to use some stamps in pdfs, I have to create them from scanned documents, possibly where they appear on a ...
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How to erase a part of a path without altering the stroke's prior design in Illustrator?

I want to erase a part of a path while maintaining the stroke's original look. My chosen stroke is the first one BELOW [Uniform]. I'm new and just a week in at illustrator. This is my very first logo ...
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How to create dropshadow on layer with alpha transparency in GIMP?

I'm working on a project consisting of a background image with several layers on top of it. Each of the layers consists of an image with alpha transparency, such that only part of each layer is ...
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Why are my colours blending like this in Photoshop?

I've been using Photoshop for about a year for digital art and design for various projects. However, there is one problem with the colours. Every time I paint using a dark colour on the canvas and ...
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Remove outer white space around logo

I currently have a logo with a white puppet inside it. I want to remove the white space around the logo. Because the white space is still "connected" with the inner white puppet I can't ...
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How would I do about filling in this hole?

I want to fill in that little space in the bottom right-hand corner, but every time I use something like the pen or paint it creates it in a new layer, which when using the stroke feature, completely ...
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How do you “Set Transparent Color” in Adobe Illustrator?

I have a graphic logo which is a series of overlapping shapes, where all are filled white. See below: I want to set the white color transparent everywhere it appears in the graphic without revealing ...
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How to make object transparent?

I'm sorry if this is a very basic task, but I'm fail to find one for Inkscape. I want to make this logo a watermark. I need to make it transparent enough. How do I do this? The sphere is a bipmap ...
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Copy/Paste image with transparent alpha layer into illustrator

I often go to Google Images, search for something interesting and do right-click/copy-image then in illustrator I paste it. Unfortunately when the image has a transparent background, this background ...
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When brushing with a translucent colour, is there any way to make multiple strokes into one?

The example below is using Krita, but since this kind of operation is common in almost all graphics software, I would like to know if there is a general method for this. When brushing with a ...
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Quick reveal faint marks from semi transparent image

Hoping for a quick way to reveal faint pixels on a transparent layer. In the example image below, there's a smudge in the upper left that was hard to see in Photoshop. Ideal Solution Adding blend ...
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How do I keep the colour of the traced image opaque? (Illustrator CS6)

I image traced a JPG file as a High Fidelity Photo then chose Expand. I was able to remove the white background, only keeping the details of the image. However, when I change the background colour, ...
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I created a logo and part of the logo used transparency and then put a black background, part of the logo disappears..can someone help me pls

So, I created a logo and part of the logo used transparency and then put a black background, part of the logo disappears.. The circles outside, i put transparency > multiply, then a put black ...
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transparency mood screen change everything look really white illustrator

I use illustrator to design lighting shape by make shape gradient black and color then make mood screen from transparency section but it makes everything look really white Any advises?

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