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In photoshop, go to Help/Export Transparent Image. Follow the steps it gives you.

Worked for me, anyway.


don't have time to read 30 to 40 pages. Just tell me how to do it without the patronizing attitude.


why should it be so hard? we are not nerds, just designers. I don't need to read 30 to 40 pages, just tell me how to do it.

Lona Adams

I would like to have my clouds for background.


I'm using InDesign 2.0 as my layout program, but I do all my photo work in Photoshop 7.0. When even I bring a photoshop image into InDesign I have this white box around the artwork. I have tried placing the artwork on a transparent background but that doesn't help, once I save the photo it automatically converts to a white backgroud. Pleas help me with the problem, I'm trying to go to press, and I don't want white blocks all over my page. I'm on PC Window XP. What do I do?

InDesign will make that background transparent. Click the "Help" menu and search for transparent and background. There will be a step-by-step method. (Too long to list here in comments! Actually, you're not supposed to ASK a new question in comments for another previously asked question. Comments is for "improving" the answers to the initial question.)

Jit Baral

I coulkd not remove the background from the image. For example I have a nice picture, but the whole city is behind me in the background
I could not figureout by reading the help. I can do only step by step instructions.
PS 911: Sorry Jit, we're working on a full scale tutorial with pictures, etc. The problem is -- this skill utilizes about 30% of Photoshop's capability, and 100% or yours. Some books have 30 to 40 pages covering this operation. Stay tuned.

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