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Overlay Transparent Images

Is there an easy way to add an image to a report and make it transparent? I need to overlay a school district boundary over a map of plotted school locations, and I have a good overlay to use. However, I can't seem to find any setting or option to make it transparent and line it up with my existing map visualization. Thanks! 

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Re: Overlay Transparent Images

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What image format is your overlay (png, jpeg, tiff, ...)?

I don't think there is a way of making an imported image transparent. You probably need to make it transparent first in some image editing app - Gimp, Photoshop... - save it as a png (keeping the transparency) and then import it. 





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Re: Overlay Transparent Images

@lbudack 

 

What image format is your overlay (png, jpeg, tiff, ...)?

I don't think there is a way of making an imported image transparent. You probably need to make it transparent first in some image editing app - Gimp, Photoshop... - save it as a png (keeping the transparency) and then import it. 





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Re: Overlay Transparent Images

Thank you! I was afraid of that but figured I'd ask in case I was missing something. I'll grab one of my graphic designers then. Thanks again! 

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