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what is causing background color/shade in Draw? [closed]

asked 2017-08-15 17:31:37 +0100

catbill gravatar image

I saved a PNG image from the web and opened it with Draw. I can't figure out how to get rid of the background color or shading.

The graphic style is "Object with no fill and no line." I don't see settings in the Properties pane that would create color or shading. Background in Page Setup is set to None. Shadow is not selected. No transparency is selected.

I am not familiar with Draw but am sure that there is a setting somewhere that would eliminate this color/shade. The file is attached. Help greatly appreciated. C:\fakepath\chelmsford.PNG

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answered 2017-08-15 18:24:04 +0100

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updated 2017-08-15 18:30:01 +0100

If you mean this light blue as "background color/shading" so try this:

  • Open the PNG file on LibreOffice (Draw starts)
  • menu Tools > Color replacer
  • Use pipette etc. and change color to transparency or white or something else color
  • Export again as PNG file (Selection + dialog); note that the original file cannot be replaced, choose another file name



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Thank you so much. Just what I needed.

catbill gravatar imagecatbill ( 2017-08-15 19:57:51 +0100 )edit

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