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Old November 13th, 2012 (7:05 PM). Edited November 13th, 2012 by Rayd12smitty.
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Alright. I was deciding wether to put this here or in requests. I apologize if it is in the wrong place.

Ok. So most people around here have seen those awesome see through but slightly colored text boxes being used in fan games. I am a complete noob doing his best when it comes to this kind of stuff. I want to know how to make them/if anyone has one. I know how to make backgrounds completely disappear for making tilesets, but i have no idea how to make a colored background see through.

Could someone please explain this to me?


Ok. I just figured out how to use gimp to turn the opacity down. My only problem now is that the image has to save as an xcf file. Can these be used with PRG Maker XP?

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Old November 14th, 2012 (8:59 AM).
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I use Paint.NET for all my transparency needs. In fact, I've just learnt how to change a layer's opacity in it because of your question. 'S easy.

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Old November 14th, 2012 (10:28 AM).
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Use the "export" function on GIMP to save it in a different format such as jpg or png.

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Old November 14th, 2012 (4:05 PM).
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In gimp simply click on Save As instead of Save and change the file type to png then save.

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Old November 14th, 2012 (5:21 PM).
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Easier way.
Fill a box in the color you want see through.
Save it.
and use the Semi Transperent option in the importing method of graphics in Rpg Maker.

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Old November 14th, 2012 (6:17 PM).
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Thank you everyone. I feel extremely stupid now :D

I got it to work.

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