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08-22-2011 02:33 AM

Is there any setting I can use so I can overlay a Jpeg on a topo but make the Jpeg transparent ?

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Re: Transparent

08-22-2011 02:44 AM in reply to: high52day

Fade command.

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Re: Transparent

08-22-2011 05:53 AM in reply to: high52day

Draw order maybe. Send image to back


Or search for "image transparency" in Help. You can select a colour to make transparent. Not sure if JPGs support this - you may have to convert to TIFF or something.

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Re: Transparent

08-22-2011 08:03 AM in reply to: high52day

Double click on the image frame and use the controls that pop up on screen.  Set imageframe to 1 or 2, see help for details.

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Re: Transparent

08-30-2011 06:47 PM in reply to: GrantsPirate

Place the image on a specific layer and give that layer transparency in the Layer Properties Manager

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