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Exporting transparent background doesn't seem to work.

Nov 29, 2013, 16:34
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Exporting transparent background doesn't seem to work.
I have spent some time trying, in PaintShop Pro 7, to create an image with a transparent background to use as a layer over an underlying jpg.

The results were unsatisfactory.

I have now done it in Gimp, and tried it over another image in Gimp - it works. But when I export the image either as a GIF or as a JPG there is no transparency when I paste it over another image in PaintShop Pro.

What am I doing wrong?

Perhaps it would be easier to do the whole thing in Gimp, but it would be convenient to be able to do it in PSP too.

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Nov 29, 2013, 18:45
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RE: Exporting transparent background doesn't seem to work.
(Nov 29, 2013 17:36)ofnuts Wrote:  JPG doesn't support transparency, so it's out of the question.

Yes, I'd forgotten that.

Quote:But if you can do everything in Gimp why to you return to Paintshop Pro?


Familiarity.

Quote:(and frankly, PSP should be able to do this kind of things, maybe you are missing something)


I'm sure that you are correct. I shall use Gimp more often and explore it a bit more.

Thank you.

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