[OS X TeX] Re: preferred tool for presentations : pdf transparency

Luis Sequeira lfsequeira at fc.ul.pt
Wed Dec 20 06:23:14 EST 2006

> Hi,
> I usually work with (new)pdftricks.
> Lately, I try to create a presentation with pdfslide using pdftricks.
> All is OK but ... my graphics are not transparent. It's very
> unpleasant to see these white backgrounded pdf graphics on the
> overall (for example) pinky background of the slide.
> When I drag my pdf graphic on a Keynote slide, his background is ...
> transparent.
> Is it possible to get transparent backgrounded pdf graphics  with TeX/
> LaTeX presentation tools ?
> Sincerely
> -fd

While I'd like to have a direct answer to that question (since I  
believe that ought to work correctly in the first place), I can offer  
a simple suggestion that works: work with pstricks directly, and  
compile with TeX&Ghostscript.

Luis Sequeira

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