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Exporting transparent canvases

Exporting transparent canvases

Exporting transparent canvases

Hi all,

In FW MX, i have created a name/logo on a transparent canvas, but when i've exported the document as a .gif, the canvas has exported as a standard white canvas. Can someone tell me how i can export canvases so that they are transparent when imported into Dreamweaver MX?


RE: Exporting transparent canvases

choose alpha or index transparancy when you export the image.

Sometimes, when my code just won't behave, I take it outside and make it listen to britney spears music, and when it comes back it's really well behaved. I wonder if it's suffering from post tramatic stress syndrome now..

RE: Exporting transparent canvases

hello 2760,

I'm VERY new to Fireworks/Dreamweaver so I'm not sure if this will help at all - I had the same problem with the transparent image being exported as white on some animation this morning.

I'd tried export wizard but nothing seemed to work - either a white background with all 3 colours of my graphic or only 2 colours with a transparent background ??? Why???

I checked the Optimize panel & it has chosen No. of colours as 2, the next option up being 4. I changed this myself to 3 and problem solved.

Maybe I was just lucky, but check how many colours FW is thinking you are using & put your own in if it's wrong.

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