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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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Illustrator Opacity Mask Not Fully Hiding Object [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a logo and I'm having trouble cutting out part of a line. I'm trying to use an opacity mask to do this because using the pathfinder tool changes how the lines look. The problem I'm ...
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In printing: Is there a standard colour for transparency?

Sorry if this has already been asked,I'm not entirely sure how to search for this. I'm working on a design that has a gradient on it. The idea is that part of this is actually transparent when printed ...
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Cannot remove transparency mask from object

I am having an odd problem. I am playing with transparency masks and I guess I must've added the same mask to an object twice. When I release the mask, the object looks just the same. Even weirder ...
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Exporting Image to PNG causes it to be semi-transparent

I'm trying to create an image with a transparent alpha channel. After clipping image, I've removed white rectangular background using the 'Color to Alpha' tool. It seems to work fine by converting ...
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InDesign to Photoshop Transparency

I'm reconstructing a logo with InDesign, but to get a transparent background I'm having to pull it into Photoshop to do so. This is a two-part question: Does pulling a file from InDesign into PS ...
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GIMP - Exporting to PNG, Transparency not carrying over

I have exported Gimp images many times to include their transparent background, and for some reason now the transparency is not being carried over properly. When the image is uploaded and posted on ...
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Proper Way To Save Illustrator PDF's For Large Print Shops (Onyx Software)

I work at a large format print shop, and we run into problems when dealing with transparency and layer effects (Usually coming from InDesign). I will save the the file as a pdf, and it will show up ...
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Inkscape trace bitmap removing all white from image (background is alpha)

So, I recently took on the challenge of learning how to use Inkscape. I wanted to trace bitmap an image of the Australian flag, but the white parts if the flag is removed. I tried the Trace Bitmap ...
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Change color area with different transparencies

I have a picture which I need to edit, but everything I tried didn't work. My picture has different transparencies but everything is the same color. I just want to change the color but the ...
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Indesign: Why are my objects suddenly transparent/blending colour?

Please refer to the image above. These objects that I made, and any other items that I change the background colour of, suddenly is doing this where it looks like it is either transparent, or is ...
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Flatten transparency makes text with overlay blending mode solid white

I received a PDF file from a client that I need to print. I want to flatten the PDF using Acrobat Preflight Flattener Previewer but I am not getting the desired results I am expecting. The ...
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Transparent GIF is forming grainy, transparent static and I don't know how to fix it.(GIMP)

So, I'm trying to make this gif for a meme but no matter what I do I guess this swiss cheese looking error and I can't even figure out what the term is to google!
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Gimp Gif transparency issue

I found this gif online and I loved it but it had a white background. I've managed to get Most of it off, but now it is leaving behind a trail of each frame. I'm not sure why. That's the Gif after I ...
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In Inkscape, is there a way to apply an alpha mask or gradient over another color gradient?

I have an object that I've applied a linear gradient to: that I would like to fade to transparent at the edges: But I do not know how to do this, given that inkscape doesn't let you apply two ...
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How can I cookie-cut transparent gaps from a trace?

Here's a trace of some hand-drawn, stylized text. Illustrator executes the trace quite nicely, but inevitably, there was some cleaning up to do. If you look closely, you'll see some of the gaps are ...
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How to set Photoshop opacity to something other than an integer 1-100%?

How do you change the opacity of a Photoshop tool (e.g. the brush or the paint bucket) to something other than an integer 1% to 100%, such as 0% or 0.5% or 99.5%? When I try entering these numbers ...
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Define non-visible areas as transparent

I have had a problem that I haven't been able to figure out, and haven't found the right way to search for it on the forum. I have made the below image for a logo. It is a rainbow circle with four ...
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Create an image from multiple overlapping image parts

I currently have taken pictures of my computer screen playing all of the League of Legends map modes. From there, I have deleted everything but the map itself from each of the images. So now I have of ...
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Transparent lines in Illustrator

I'm trying to create a building, using the line segment tool. So I first created this big shape and then slashed through it with white lines. However on a colored background I want the lines to be ...
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Apply layer level opacity settings to individual objects in layer

I have an issue when editing my final work for print in Adobe Illustrator CC regarding Opacity Settings. If I have many groups of objects where the opacity is set on the group level or layer level (so ...
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Create a Layer of White Noise and Save as a Transparency file (With Only the White Noise showing)

I'm try to create a layer of white noise in Photoshop that I can export as a transparency (png) file to use on a website. There are a couple of other similar questions on here, but they are trying to ...
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How can I turn partially selected areas into fully selected areas in Gimp?

In Gimp, I have one large selection that resulted from attaching multiple smaller selections to each other. Unfortunately, some of these selections were mistakenly created with feathering applied, ...
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Underlined Adobe Illustrator layers

When you create an opacity mask, the layer with the mask gets underlined in the layers panel. Some of my layers have solid lines and some are dashed. What causes the difference between these two?
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Copying and pasting directly from GIMP has black background

Sometimes I edit an image in GIMP with transparency and copy the entire canvas and paste it directly into another application, such as a tweet on Twitter or a message on Discord. The image pastes with ...
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Printing an Illustrator file that contains raster images with transparency?

I have an Illustrator CC file with some embedded PSD files. Some of these have a transparent background, while some have the same kind of background and opacity set to 50%. I have some vectors too ...
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How to determine the equivalent opaque RGB color for a given partially transparent RGB color against a white background

I have found that reducing the opacity against a white background is a good way to find usable lighter and less saturated tints of a base color. As an example take this picture of an orange color: ...
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Limiting the Selection by Color to a Specific Area of an Image in Gimp

On this image, I'm trying to make the name in black letters transperent I have this image in Gimp where I need to select a specific color (namely the name circled in blue) to make transparent; ...
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Creating PS pattern stamps with transparent backgrounds

I am designing fabrics for a clothing producer. In the past I made pattern stamps with transparent background without having to clean the background away myself. Does anyone know a way to make a ...
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How to make this colour effect in Adobe Illustrator?

Hi! I'm thinking of making a design that resembles this image. Do you have suggestions on how to create the colours in it? I'm not sure if they are manually chosen or is there any other method you ...
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How to delete pixels from image?

I'd like to erase some single pixels of this image (the black ones): But once I use the erase tool, I end up with somethings like this.. ..which is not a pixel and its not "square", but a circle (...
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How to Cut Out a Path from a Shape?

I'm working with this truck vector and I'd like to convert all of the white lines in the large middle portion to transparency, as if I were erasing from the main shape. Is there a way to easily do ...
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How to change Live Paint Objects stroke color

I'm trying to change the opacity of an enclosed stroke (path) to 60%, but I can't. Every time I left-click on the enclosed stroke and set the opacity to 60%, that's applied to the fill only (image ...
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Why can't I import an image with a transparent background in GIMP properly? [duplicate]

Whenever I try to import/paste an image with a transparent background in GIMP, it's transparency is automatically replaced with Black color. I'm currently using GIMP 2.10.
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How to create a colored transparent layer without using opacity

I would like to create a transparent layer in pure color in PSD or AI. Using the opacity just washes the color out. I have done it before just can't remember how. It can be reproduced in HTML5 but I ...
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How to change InkScape path opacity with shortcuts?

Closely Related: What is the shortcut key for object opacity in Illustrator? When tracing, I would like to be able to quickly change the opacity of the path I am editing with a keyboard or mouse ...
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How to apply transparent gradient along each segment of a curve?

Say I have a white curve in black background: The curve has some points cut it to separate segments. From point A in the line whose opacity is 100%, the transparency gradually increasing and then ...
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Print out PNG image on transparent sheet

I have created two PNG images with 0.4 opacity, which I want to print out on transparent plastic paper, purpose is to see lower sheet text and images show little bit clear from the above printed sheet....
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How to make a logo transparent in Illustrator with multiple layers?

I'm trying to make a logo that has a transparent fill and a white outline in Illustrator CS3. The .AI file contains three layers: the black text is on the first, the white shadow is on the second, ...
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AI: Make lines “burn” through underlying layer (transparency) [duplicate]

I want to create a SVG icon similar to this: Instead of drawing the lines, I want to create the shapes formed by the negative space (the white shapes). What I did was: Ellipse Tool > drew a ...
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Get rid of transparency box outside of Artboards?

I just started using artboards in Photoshop, and noticed that a transparency box generates around and between the artboards as I create and move them. I want this background to disappear so I only ...
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Removing background not getting fully transparent image in Illustrator

As a beginner I am having hard time and sorry for this basic question. I have bought some vector from ShutterStock and while removing the background layer, I get some black gradient in the edges of ...
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Showing up transparent in Adobe Character Animator

Parts of my character in Character Animator are transparent. I'm really unclear what it could be. The parts that show up transparent all have a fill color in Illustrator. They are also properly ...
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Inkscape: using one object to cut away another while leaving both as “live editable”?

I am using inkscape 0.92, and I have multiple pairs of objects that I want to partially overlap sort of like the following: The objects involved here are depicted as ABC and DEF. The objects may ...
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gimp changed my image color after using color to alpha

I used color to alpha many times before with other images and it was perfect but when i try with this image it's give me a weird result that I don't know from where is the problem ? the original ...
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black and white image prints purple-ish when transparency is changed in InDesign [closed]

I have a black and white jpg placed on the page in InDesign CC. I'd like it to be a faint image behind text, so I changed the transparency to 20% but it prints with a purple-ish hue. I edited the ...
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PS - Color changeable object using SVG

I'm using Photoshop CC 2015. For webshop needs I have to create svg file from the below image. The plan is that the color of the object from the image can be fully changed without loos of object ...
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Removing blend effect from a copied object; Inkscape

So I'm creating a logo with the multiply blend effect on one layer, and there's a part I made on that multiply/layer that I copied and pasted to one above it so I could make it opaque. But the ...
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Creating a transparent sphere for highlight, shadow

Image 1 is called highlight and 2 is shadow. I came across them while searching for game effects. As explained in the image, one is screening, the other is multiplying, making the base blue sphere ...
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What are the exact parameters of Apple's Defocus filter?

Apple OS X does a fine job of blurring images with gaussian blur and opacity. Does anyone have the parameters for using PhotoshoSketch to achieve this precision? Apple defocus My defocus
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How Do I Make A Selection Transparent Through The Object Behind It In Illustrator?

I want to make all the white parts transparent. When I select one of the white shapes and make the fill nothing, then the shape doesn't have fill, but all it does is show the green behind it. I am ...