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Set display color of transparecy in PNG

Is it possible to set the color that the transparency of a PNG should be displayed with, if viewed standalone? My motivation is: if I have a PNG with white text and transparency and I show this image ...
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debian 10 buster gnome wayland. How to make my terminal transparent?

I just updated Debian from stretch to buster. It now uses Gnome Wayland. Before I had my terminal transparent using devilspie2. Now that doesn't work anymore. I guess it is because gnome now uses ...
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Does Google Chrome enforces Certificate Transparency check?

Does Chrome enforces CT checks? If so, what is the point of Expect-CT header that servers send? My understanding is that servers that want to opt in enforcing CT policy send this header. However, it ...
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Outlook 2016 UI transparency bug

I'm using Outlook 2016 64-bit. Often, when switching to the Outlook window, there'll be a UI glitch that makes elements of the interface transparent. You can see in the sample image below. Disabling ...
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LibreWriter: Semitransparent paragraph area with page background

How do I make paragraphs that: Have semitransparent area color (e.g. white) Have padding around the text Have visible background image from the page The result should print like this document prints:...
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Turning a series of PNG files into GIF with black transparent background

I have a series of RGB PNG images and I'd like to turn them into a single animated GIF file with black=transparent. The following command was recommended elsewhere, but it doesn't seem to turn the ...
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Make a Background Transparent in Paint.net

I am trying to Get Rid of Background and Make a background Transparent in Paint.net. I have only just downloaded the software and don't know a lot about it.
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When I move tabs around in Opera on a Mac, frequently I get a transparent tab that I cannot delete

The only way to delete is to turn off my computer. How can I delete this transparent tab (or whatever) without turning off computer. Better yet, how do I make it that it doesn't make a transparency?
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libx265 -crf transparency

I would like to know (even if it is subjective opinion) what is considered "transparency" when encoding with libx265. In other words, what value do I need to put after "-crf" to get a video that has ...
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ffmpeg gif frames overlapping when made from transparent images

I'm trying to make a gif from a series of transparent pngs but when I play the resulting gif back the frames overlap the first frame can be seen through. Here's the command I was using(as part of a ...
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Strange behavior of compton composite manager with several terminals (i3 wm)

I am using i3 window manager and compton composite manager to make some windows transparent. Here is my compton.conf menu-opacity = 0.95; inactive-opacity = 0.7;#this option doesn't work ...
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Why doesn't my bmp save with transparent background? [duplicate]

I have the following .bmp file called mapa.bmp As you can see, from the embedded picture, my background is fully transparent. I made sure to check and my Image->Mode is set to RGB as well. and I ...
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ImageMagick: combine two images with transparency at the border

I have two JPGs one big.jpg and the other small.jpg. I want to extract a region region.jpg of big.jpg of the same size as small.jpg and merge region.jpg and small.jpg into a result.jpg. result.jpg is ...
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Visio 2016 Font Transparency (Watermark)

Searching how to make a font translucent, transparent, or look like a watermark in Visio seems to be elusive. It's common to see the question asked for the word Draft or Confidential, but every guide ...
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overlaying .png without loosing transparency of .mov using FFMPEG

I am trying to overlay .png(transparent image) over .mov (transparent video) using this blog. I am using basic command like, ffmpeg -i inputVideo.mov -i overlay.png -filter_complex "overlay=100:...
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How do I resize an animated GIF and keep transparency?

I tried to resize an animated GIF with transparency, but it turned the background a solid white. How do I keep the transparency? I read https://superuser.com/a/556031/130929 and tried >set ...
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GIMP: Set All New Images to Default Transparent Background?

Is there a way in GIMP to set an option so that all new images are created with a transparent background? Currently, when I Ctrl+N (New Image), I have to click "Advanced Options", then open the ...
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Why do some viewers/editors not properly open this SVG file?

Consider this SVG file (box.com link; I can't upload it here.) It has a "checked" or "marked-v" symbol, black on transparency. The weird thing is, some viewers show it properly, while others show it ...
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Photoshop, black color instead of transparency when pasting from clipboard

After reinstalling Windows I got a problem that transparency is lost when I paste image from clipboard, from another program(like browser). Instead of transparency photoshop using full black color. I ...
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Changing colours in Gimp 2.10

I have been supplied a logo sitting on a white background. It is all one layer. I want to change the logo so that it has a transparent background. It is not possible to go back to the person who ...
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Printing on transparency sheets with a Dell 5130cdn printer

I am trying to determine if I will melt transparency sheets and destroy my boss' Dell 5130cdn printer if I attempt to print them. We have 3M LaserJet and HP InkJet transparency sheets available and ...
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play video containing transparency such that contents of window below can peek through?

I really like the 'flamethrower' effect the presenter adds while making an important point in this video at 7:50 I asked him how he did it; he overlaid it in post-production. I want to be able to do ...
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Animating transparency in powerpoint

I want to make a picture in a powerpoint slide become more transparent gradually, and then remain so for the rest of that slide's display. I cannot find an option to animate the transparency process ...
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How to print PDF containing transparency and layered graphics keeping non vector images quality

I'm impressed how hard it is to do a simple task: print/save as PDF some transparent vectored images, as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint graphics. Word can save as PDF and keep the transparency ...
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Printing image on transparency without scrunching it

I have some transparencies which I bought from staples office store. They are meant for all different kinds of printers (they have a coating on one side). When I tried printing on them, I noticed ...
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How do crossfade 3 pngs keeping background transparent so I can put it on a background video

I'm trying to take 3 PNG images with transparent background and make a crossfade video with them so I can then put that video on to a background video. I understand I can do possibly do this in 1 ...
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Specify background color when converting GIF to MP4 with ffmpeg

I have an animated GIF with transparency. I want to convert it to an MP4. When I do so, the transparent regions are filled with fully opaque white. I'd like to specify the color used to replace these ...
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Is it possible for an image to be the complementary color of its background?

If I have a transparent image, it will take the color of its background. Sometimes, however, the foreground of my image is the same color of the background. And sometimes I think it would look cool to ...
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Paint (Windows 8)

What is "Any transparency will be lost if you save this picture. do you want to continue?" because after I'm edit PNG pictures on paint,still appear the questions about "Any transparency will be lost ...
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Getting a transparent background with terminator — so I can see the X11 root window behind, *not* other windows

I use Terminator 1.90-1 and Openbox 3.6.1 on a Debian system. Recently a new version of Terminator stopped supporting transparency, and I was advised to install a compositing program like xcompmgr or ...
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Reversing transparency in a png with photoshop

I have a picture in which two characters are standing one over the other. The problem is that in said picture i accidentally dropped the opacity levels of the first character who was superposing the ...
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Convert a video to transparent using ffmpeg

Want to convert the black part in the video to transparent so can be used in modern browsers to overlay Presently doing things using html canvas
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How do I find transparency on PowerPoint?

This is the first time I ask for help here, and I hope someone could help me. I had to print a poster, so I designed everything in Power Point 2010 as always, and saved as PDF. In the print shop they ...
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Merge two images with transparency in imagemagick

I have two images without transparency (two photos) and I want to combine these images into one image where first image covers second image. How to scale these images to the same size and merge with ...
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Merge two videos with transparency in ffmpeg

I have two videos merged into one file using below command. Unfortunately second video covers first video and it is not visible. How to make second video transparent (eg. 50%)? ffmpeg -i in1.mp4 -...
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Save PDF from PowerPoint (.pptx) with transparent background

I am doing a presentation with Beamer and I want to use some pictures I've made for an old PowerPoint presentation. The way I am doing it now is: I put each figure in one slide, then I save the ...
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Issue in Windows 10 with lack of icon transparency for System icons

Just started using Windows 10 and I'm seeing that system icons are not transparent and instead I'm seeing the white and grey placeholder background (chequerboard) you usually see to indicate a ...
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Transparent window backgrounds/titlebars in Windows 10 [duplicate]

Just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Found the lack of colored window titlebars to be quite annoying (Chrome, in particular, looked absurd with a white titlebar background), but was able to ...
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Is it possible to enable Aero Glass again in Windows 10 for Windows titles?

I've updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and I miss the Aero Glass transparency that I had in Windows 7. How can I enable this again?
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Powerpoint transparency animation

I have a placed vector image and text made in Powerpoint. I need both to animate fade from 50% to 100%. Transparency function in Powerpoint seems to only work from 100% to 50%. Does anyone know of a ...
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Gimp won't allow me to copy and paste a transparent image

On the latest version of GIMP on my PC, whenever I try to copy a transparent image from the internet, GIMP will automatically fill in the transparent areas with the background color I have selected. ...
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Making An Image Background Transparent

I followed these two direction Making the background of an image transparent in Gimp and Gimp Tutorial – How to make an image background transparent You can find the image here on Bing Images. The ...
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overlay transparent animation over video with ffmpeg

Overall task is to overlay animated infographics over video. What I would like as a result shown in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhMF3WD9pr0 Nice animated semi-transparent cyan line on ...
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Transparency option gone from Windows 8.1

Something happened and now my transparency option from Windows 8.1 is gone. I followed this solution but for me it does nothing. After restart the value ColorizationOpaqueBlend is still in the ...
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Windows 8.1 transparency?

So I have two computers. Both of which are running Windows 8.1 (Version 6.3 Build 9600). The only real differences in the systems are that one is Pro, and the other is.. I'm not sure. It simply says "...
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Transparency in Sublime Text 3

I've read around that transparency might be possible in Sublime Text 3. However, I couldn't find anything in the changelogs or release notes. Was the feature implemented?
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Changing Default for MS Paint orientation, transparency?

I use MS Paint on my Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit machine. For years I have wished I could change the default settings on two things: 1- I almost always use the portrait orientation, but the ...
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ffmpeg overlay rotated images onto a video, how to transparent the output area not covered by the rotated image?

I am using ffmpeg to overlay a picture on a movie. The requirement is to rotate the picture through an arbitrary angle. Using filter_complex, I can overlay the rotated picture now. However, the output ...
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Why are there no video formats that support transparency?

Why are there no [widely supported] video formats that support transparency? For example, the PNG image format supports transparency, allowing for some interesting effects in websites and documents. ...
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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?