Ken The graphics need to be .EPS as well in my experience of doing this.
Scott White Media Production Manager Implementation Coordinator 210-704-8239 swhite at alamark.com On Jun 2, 2009, at 7:58 AM, Art Campbell wrote: > 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. >> > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as swhite at alamark.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/swhite%40alamark.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > >