Transparent Images in LC

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Mar 30 13:46:37 EDT 2017

Paul Dupuis wrote:

 > I was trying to import (as a control) a transparent PNG (i.e. the
 > "white" parts allow whatever is underneath to show through) and
 > instead of transparancy, I get the slashed background lines
 > transparent PNG are often displayed with. Thinking it might be
 > the PNG itself, I have our graphics person create a PNG that was
 > transparent and shows up as transparent in other app, it still
 > was not importing with the transparent parts transparent in LC.

My experience is like Bob's: lots of PNGs imported into LC for many 
years across many versions, and have never seen "slashed background 
lines" or lost transparency.

Perhaps double-check with your graphics person about how those were 
produced.  PNG is flexible and supports many options; maybe settings 
established for something else were left in place for the images 
exported to you.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for Desktop, Mobile, and Web
  Ambassador at

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