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    Is there a function in Photoshop which is similar to the percentile alpha setting in Flash?

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    There's a textbox/slider in the Layers palette that changes the selected layer's transparency.
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    this is not exactly what i want, i do not want to be able to see the background through what i am trying to fade.

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    Well if I remember my Flash correctly that's exactly what the Alpha filter does so I don't know what you're trying to do.
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    oh yeah so it does! i didnt notice :dead:

    it just looked crap when i did the photoshop transparency function. i shall have to find a way around it
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    Transparency may not be what you want, but it's what you asked for.

    Alpha is a property in flash that allows you to see the background through the item you're applying the "filter" to, in the same way as "transparency" in photoshop or "opacity" in illustrator.

    I think what you wanted was "brightness", which is another property you can edit in flash, and which is also called "brightness" in photoshop (brightness/contrast settings).

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    bit too late mate...

    but thanks anyway
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    LOL, sorry.

    Just joined the forum last night.

    Will be glad to help in the future though !!!

    Steve


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