On Sunday 10 July 2005 3:25 pm, Andreas Waechter wrote:
> > I'm a Gimp newbie and I'm trying to create my company 'black text' logo
> > on a transparent background and save it as a jpg to be used on my web
> > site.
>
> Transparency and jpg are (AFAIK) a contradiction - jpg
> doesn't support transparency.
>
> > I'm doing fine with the whole process except the transparancy issue. 
> > Every time I try this I end up with my text logo on a white background. 
> > How do I get a transparent background when saving to a jpg format?
>
> Use a different file format (e.g. png or gif support
> transparency - where png's transparency is not fully
> supported by Internet Explorer, IE only uses transparency in
> png in indexed mode)
>
> Andreas
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Andreas,
Thank you so much!!  So just to sure I understand:

1)      Don't save to jpg because it doesn't support transparency.
2)      Use gif or png instead.
3)      To be polite to Win users, if using a png format - change mode to 
indexed.

Correct?

Steve
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