Hi Matt, You wrote:
>Are you saying that FrameMaker will have problems producing print and PDF >with a .psd that contains transparency? Yes. In addition to the PSD transparency not being handled as expected, a solid white rectangle is present underneath the image. Shlomo >-----Original Message----- >From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com >[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Shlomo Perets >Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:07 AM >To: Ken Poshedly >Cc: Framers at frameusers.com >Subject: Re: transparent background graphics > >Ken, > >You wrote: > > >... 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. > >FrameMaker does not support transparency in bitmaps when producing >print/PDFs. The best workaround is probably to have a single consolidated >image for the entire cover, and include that in FrameMaker. > >[ Somewhat related: I recently implemented support for color masking in >images which are placed in layers through hypertext markers with >FrameMaker-to-Acrobat TimeSavers + Presentation Assistant -- see sample PDF >at http://www.microtype.com/showcase/PresentAsst/TransparentBgnd.pdf . >Support for image insertion through hypertext marker was added as a >workaround for another problem... FrameMaker places a solid white rectangle >underneath images in the PS/PDF it produces, which obscured items in PDF >layers. ] > > >Shlomo Perets > >MicroType, http://www.microtype.com >FrameMaker/Acrobat training & consulting * FM-to-Acrobat >TimeSavers/Assistants Template Design, Single Sourcing, FM-to-PDF & Acrobat >courses > > >_______________________________________________ > > >You are currently subscribed to Framers as matt at grafixtraining.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/matt%40grafixtraining.co >m > >Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit >http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.