How to make the background of a eps file to be transparent?

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Bonzo
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Post by Bonzo » 2006-07-29T09:32:47-07:00

I no nothing about eps format or using Imagemagick in windows and can not test this.

convert origin.eps -transparent white transparent.eps

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Post by anthony » 2006-07-29T23:01:47-07:00

You can make eps files transparent in conversion to images by two steps.

First you need a extra line in the eps file so IM can correctly determine the delegate calls it can use, and secondally you need a -channels RGBA before reading in the eps.

See http://www.cit.gu.edu.au/~anthony/graph ... postscript
for how I modified a PS file and later read it in with transparent background.
EPS is handled exactly the same way as PS
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages
https://imagemagick.org/Usage/

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