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MacBoobsPro
Jul 30, 2008, 08:34 AM
How do I get a TIFF with an alpha channel or clipping path (preferably Alpha Channel) to work in InDesign?



IgnatiusTheKing
Jul 30, 2008, 08:41 AM
http://livedocs.adobe.com/en_US/InDesign/5.0/help.html?content=WS2B2F74EF-A944-40c2-AE95-16B147EC9717.html

macstudent
Jul 30, 2008, 08:53 AM
Select the object and go to Object > Clipping path. Now choose the path or channel that you need.

MacBoobsPro
Jul 30, 2008, 09:21 AM
Thanks :)

jdl8422
Jul 30, 2008, 05:31 PM
I would advise you not to use alpha channels or transparent tiffs and to create a clipping path in photoshop and save it as a tiff. I used alpha channels on a piece that was being printed on a web press and the path did not show up on my computer or on a laser printer, but the press proof has ghost around the image. If you are unsure how to do a clipping path PM me.

IgnatiusTheKing
Jul 30, 2008, 06:49 PM
Since we're talking about it, why not just use a layered tiff or PSD with transparency instead? That's what I usually do and have never had a problem.