FM, in general, doesn't support transparency very well. In FM, do you have the properties of the graphic and of the frame that holds it set so that Fill = None?
P.S. posting your configuration data with each question would be helpful... Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358 On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 9:41 PM, Ken Poshedly <poshedly at bellsouth.net> wrote: > Well, first, thanks to all for your tips to help me get a good TOC > generated. I'm still working on that one, and while it hasn't > happened so far, I did find that several graphics pasted into some > reference pages from another document by my (not-so-FrameMaker-savy) > coworker resulted in prompts to find the path to them each time some > of these files were opened. > > After I deleted those graphics from the reference pages and > re-imported them correctly, no more prompts for them. > > But that's as far as I got on that because now, my boss has assigned > me a more pressing project, a revised cover design for this operator > manal (for a hydraulic excavator -- REAL hardware). After I > researched and assembled a great-looking cover, he held a meeting of > the project engineers (with me included) where those who only know > how to engineer started picking at and apart the work I had done. > Sheesh! (The cover got lots of kudos before the meeting because they > never had a tech writer here before.) > > So now, I'm trying to modify my cover design, but am running up > against a seemingly immovable problem: importing a graphic with a > supposedly transparent background that still displays a white background. > > My "revised cover" is to be slightly grey (perhaps 20% black tint, > using FrameMaker). And the company logo with name is in red (logo) > and black (company name in a custom font which I don't know or have). > Oh, and our home office is in China and they do things very > differently there and are very slow at responding. > > I'm still learning the in's and out's of Paintshop Pro X2, so that's > another rocky road, but I think I successfully created a GIF file > graphic with "no" background (it displays in Paintshop Pro with a > checkered background) but only the red logo and black-lettered company name. > > But when I import it, the background is white. I'm trying to keep > away from creating a GIF file with a 20% grey background because it's > just my luck that it probably won't match the FrameMaker 20% grey cover. > > What to do? Please advise. > > -- Kenpo in Atlanta > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >