> Next: The dilemma. I am trying to figure out whether FrameMaker
>has the capability of being able to make or handle the issue of font
>transparency. Yup, being able to view a graphic behind the text in
>front of it...."artsy" stuff.
> The theoretical is having a graphic and then embedding text over the
>graphic, but being able to "see" through the text. Am I making any
> Is there a plug in or technique? Currently, we use Photoshop
>(another fine Adobe product) to perform this function, but I would
>rather stay within the Framemaker environment.....
Adding to Dov Isaacs' reply:
Using Presentation Assistant (FM-to-Acrobat TimeSavers add-on),
transparency is supported with rectangles (of different types), circles,
JPEG images, and -- on a limited basis -- with text strings.
All items are inserted/controlled through hypertext markers. For text items
(typically one-line strings), you can specify the font, size, color and
A sample PDF is available at
PDF blending modes are similar to those available in Photoshop (see
MicroType * http://www.microtype.com
FrameMaker/Acrobat training & consulting * FM-to-Acrobat TimeSavers/Assistants