onsdag 9. juni 2004, 00:41,  dreadnought wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been using the technique mentioned in the email below to try to get
> images with white backgrounds transparent .. I've had some good luck, but
> also some bad.  Today I used the process on two .jpg's and the *entire*
> images ended up transparent.  In one of the images, the foreground color is
> actually black.  I've got the color picker on white and then do a color to
> alpha on white.  The entire image (including the black stuff in the middle)
> gets the alternating boxes indicative of transparency.
> Any ideas?  This is one of the images I'm trying to make transparent:
> http://www.pelican.com/imatges/3cases_1620.jpg

Firstly: make an new, same size and choose transparent background. Then, at 
the original picture: "choose" -> "after colour" (Shift-O) and click on 
background. Then "choose" -> "invert" (Ctrl-I). Copy (Ctrl-C) and in the new, 
empty picture: paste (Ctrl-V)

Works perfectly.

Oivind H
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