All platform ink blends

Ken Norris pixelbird at
Sat Oct 25 20:48:21 EDT 2003

Hi Scott,

> Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 17:37:33 -0700
> From: Scott Rossi <scott at>
> Subject: Re: All platform ink blends

> Probably because you saved it as 8 bit -- variable translucency requires a
> 24 bit PNG file, and you must save the PNG with the background layer hidden
> (or any other underlying layer) so as to allow Photoshop to include the
> necessary transparency mask.  When set correctly, the PS checkerboard
> background will be visible in your master file but not in the resulting PNG.
> See the PS docs or look on the Web for more info on creating PNGs.
OK, I don't know about bit depth. It looks fine in PS, but that may be
because of bg layers. I'll try to find out what the settings are. PS offered
some filter switches and other things when I saved, but I didn't recognize
them so I left it default. No mention of bit depth, though.

Ken N.

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