Looks like the key is in step 2 below. Drawing a shape around the image you want opaque. Import the picture; Draw a shape with the line tool. I am new to Inkscape and I want to know how apply opacity for Images, I didn’t found it on help or tutorial. Making objects partially transparent Objects in Inkscape can be made partially transparent by manipulating their opacity level, so that the background and the.

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I was wondering if Inkscape has the ability to select the inkacape of a shape, and then be cropped or copied and pasted over another shape?

The larger silver circle, that’s behind the smaller green ones, is that the one you need to change? But nothing trsnsparenz both have a gradient and not have a gradient. The same circle outside the printed page does not cause a problem. Post as a guest Name.

I have the same problem.

You have the silver grey circle or path in a different layer. The human eye does tricks like that. Sign up using Facebook. But I’m still not clear about the problem. Looks like the key is in step 2 below.


I followed hulf suggestion and finally got what I want. James Musters November 5, Reply.

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The SVG will help. I loaded it into GIMP and used the colour picker to verify this, so there is no gradient. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. If transparejz create your PNG this way, you will indeed end up with a solid white, non-transparent background. Sign up using Facebook. Exactly, I have been pulling my hair out.

How can I take this off? Can Inkscape do this? Maybe you mean that you need to have a gradient, but that it can’t have any transparency in the gradient? Want to learn more? I used Inkscape on a mac OSX. But if they don’t solve your problem, could you clarify a transparebz more what you want? Sign up using Email and Password. Kevin 7 By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

How to apply opacity for images in Inkscape

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. After going over a few things about default settings and changing background colors, hopefully you can now create graphics with transparent backgrounds.


I would have just appended it to the accepted answer, but I have been denied transpafenz similar amounts of info in the past.

The silver-grey circle in the second image does not have a gradient. In this tutorial, we’ll be using I though the gray circle was on the top, but it wasn’t.

The object must have a gradient and even if I choose a flat color, the result is the same. Thanks for your help.

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Transparency of objects Post questions on how to use or achieve an effect in Inkscape. Or I should probably qualify that. If that’s not the answer, could you show us the SVG file itself?