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Transparent regions of pasted png display as black in Inkscape

If I copy and paste, for instance, this image from Chromium or Opera webbrowsers into Inkscape, the regions which should be transparent are rendered as black, like so: How can I avoid this?
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How to implement “SSH Transparent Proxy” on SSH server not client

My usage scenario is this: I have many A type server names as "A1","A2","A3", and one B type server , and have many 'C' type server names as "C1""C2""C3". when I ssh use openssh from A as ...
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Disable Windows 7/8 Alt+TAB *preview* (entirely)

When Alt+TAB-ing Windows shows a list of icon previews, and, after a second or so, shows the actual window selected behind this list (a feature called Aero Peek). I just want to see that window ...
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Bucket fill to transparent in gimp

Is there a "bucket fill to transparent" tool in gimp? That is: something which is exactly the same as bucket fill(Shift+B) but which fill to 100% transparent, instead of to a color. And also: Is ...
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Right Column of Windows 7 Start Menu is transparent across all themes?

I've had this problem for awhile now, and I don't know how I did it. Take a look at this picture: As you can see, the right column is transparent, and it shows as this across all my regular and ...
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Transparent background of Vim editor within the xfce-4 terminal

Is there a way to have a transparent Vim session within the xfce-4 terminal?
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Transparent caching proxy for a local network

In order to save bandwidth, I have set up a caching proxy (Polipo, as recommended on another question) on a home server, and it works quite well. (Motivation paragraph; feel free to skip) I am now ...
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ImageMagick is truncating (squaring) my icons on resize

Trying to resize from 48x48 icon to 16x16 and the resulting file from imagemagick is 16x16 but cut off around the square. Command: convert -resize "16x16" businessman_add.ico -depth 8 mynew.ico ...
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Linux: image viewer with transparent window?

I would like to display a fully opaque image (e.g. PNG RGB8) on the desktop in an image viewer - but such that I can set the window (showing the image) to be, say, 50% transparent (so I could see ...
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How to turn a proccess on again

I turned off "dwm.exe" proccess which is responsible for transparent / opaque Windows in Windows 7. How to turn it on again quick (without restarting the system)?
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Transparent background in Eclipse?

Is there a way to make the background of Eclipse IDE text editor transparent? I would like to adjust the alpha transparency of the background, but have the text still be opaque. Perhaps there is a ...
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Simple transparency toggle with Autohotkey

Hopefully a simple question with an equally simple answer... I'm trying to make an autohotkey script to toggle window transparency. Currently, I'm setting the active window transparency with the ...
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Transparent home page for firefox

How can I make the default page of Firefox for Mac transparent so that one can see everything that is behind it?
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Make one side of image fade to transparent with GIMP?

For use in some of my presentation slides, I hope to edit some of my images with The GIMP so that one (or more) side(s) will fade into transparency. How do I do this in GIMP?
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Whenever I paste an image into Photoshop, transparency becomes black

When I copy an image from a browser and paste it into PS, the transparency turns black. When I click "Save image as" and open the image with PS, the areas with partial transparency (50% transparent, ...
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Copying PNG with transparency from browser shows a black background instead

When I copy a PNG image with transparency to the clipboard and subsequently paste it into Photoshop, Paint, etc. - the transparency turns to black. Is there any workaround for this? Is this a ...
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How can I create a new image with transparent background in Paint.NET?

I would like to do some basic graphics using Paint.NET. I would like to start with a transparent background and draw on top of it, but I can't find any settings on how to do that. I only get a new ...
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Good ways to transparent redirect site to port 8080?

Currently my home internet provider does not allow services on ports 1 to 1024 but allow the use of high ports to whatever users want to do and I was wondering what ways are there to mask my webserver ...
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How to test if a bitmap file has a transparent background?

I created a bitmap with transparent background but in the Windows Picture Viewer I see the white background and even if I reopen it in Photoshop CS3. how do I make sure the white colour in bitmap is ...
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Is it possible to change the transparency of an already open window in Mac OS X?

Specifically, I'd like to change the transparency of an already open Terminal.app window. I know I can change the settings and then open a new window, but I can't figure out how to make an already ...
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how to change the png file background to transparence

I used Paintbrush drawing an icon, if it is on a colored background, it will display a white block shown as below. I prefer to change the icon background from white color to transparent color: ...
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Software to make multiple transparent gifs

Is there any software out there on the internet, preferably free, that can turn a large amount of images into transparent gifs (Assuming that all these files have the same background color that I want ...
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Simple, free Mac OS X paint program with transparency

What FREE software (included with Mac OS X, or public domain) would be a good, simple way to take some existing PNG clipart files and do some simple editing? I really only need to do 3 things: ...
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Fuchsia and Transparency

[Fuchsia] is also commonly used to indicate transparency. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuchsia_(color) Does anyone know what this quote means? Why would fuchsia be used to indicate ...
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Is there any automatic tool to remove edges from an image that has been anti-aliased onto a white background

I have a few images that have been anti-aliased onto a white background that I want to put on a transparent background. Just selecting it with the -wand tool/fuzzy select tool/select your terminology ...
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Multi-monitor aterm transparency

I have 3 monitors which I set the background with using xpmroot my-5760x1200bg.png I then setup aterm to use transparency by adding the following to my ~/.Xdefaults file. aterm*transparent:true ...
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How to create transparent pixels in photoshop CS4

I want to create a .png icon with transparent pixels to show what is beneath. How do I change the white pixels to be transparent using Adobe Photoshop CS4?
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How can I take an image with a white background and make it transparent

I have a png image that has a white background. Is there anyway to take the white and make it transparent.
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Disable or delay Alt+Tab Aero Peek effect in Windows 7

In Windows 7 pressing Alt+Tab shows the transparent windows (Aero) effect. The screen change is distracting while I'm trying to figure out which window to switch to based on the thumbnail preview ...
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Windows 7 keyboard shortcut to make current window transparent?

Is there a keyboard shortcut or some kind of setting to make the current window transparent? I go back and forth between windows a lot. If I could just make the window I'm looking at transparent, it ...
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Setting transparency to a picture in Microsoft Word 2007

In older versions, there was a button in the picture toolbar which I could click, and then select a color on a picture. Then that color would be considered transparent so it wouldn't overlap onto ...
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Open Source image editor that handles PNG Alpha transparency correctly?

I want to be able to take a sample image, and be able to fade out the background. For example, I might take a picture of a bird. Make most of the background almost completely transparent, and have a ...
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Photoshop: Trim a photo so it contains no transparent pixels?

In Photoshop, I've put together some panorama photos using the Photomerge tool and the resulting image contains a lot of transparent pixels. Also, because it's put together of multiple photos the ...