01-21-2006, 01:22 PM #1help with photoshop:flatten images
after I flatten my layers, is there a way to keep the background transparent?
I want to open the photoshop document in illustrator without having the white box around the image.
01-21-2006, 11:16 PM #2
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Try saving it as a Tiff? Or save it as a Photoshop file, Illustrator should open it, layers and all.Craig Domingue
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01-22-2006, 04:41 PM #3MadRhino23Guest
Hide your background layer or delete it.... Merge visible layers.... then what I do if I did not start with a transparent file, is to copy and paste the merged layers into a new TRANSPARENT FILE.... then do a SAVE AS to tif, eps, or whatever.... if you want to save it as a web file or for flash.... I would sughgest png format.
01-22-2006, 10:01 PM #4
thanks for the help. I've seemed to of figured it out. what I did was>merge all visible layers(except for the background layer),>command and click on the layer to select all>flatten image>command j>deselect> and then delete the flatten layer. this gave me the transparent background I was looking for.
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