Graphic frame: can't make background transparent

Community Beginner ,
Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi! INDD user of many years here, but this problem is new to me:

I imported a vector image from Illustrator. The frame in INDD is transparent, and there's no white background to my imported vector. But there's a white background in the image when I import into INDD.
In attached image, I circled the frame with the white background - needs to have a transparent background.
Any clues why? Thanks so much in advance!

TOPICS
How to

Views

92

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines

correct answers 1 Correct Answer

Adobe Community Professional , Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021
When you choose File > Place and select the Illustrator file, choose Show Import Options.     In the resulting Place PDF dialog (InDesign uses PDF for a preview), check Transparent Background as shown above.

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate
Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 24, 2021 Jan 24, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

When you choose File > Place and select the Illustrator file, choose Show Import Options.

 

Screen Shot 2021-01-24 at 8.33.42 PM.png

 

In the resulting Place PDF dialog (InDesign uses PDF for a preview), check Transparent Background as shown above.

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Beginner ,
Jan 25, 2021 Jan 25, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Steve, that was a lifesaver - thank you very much. I must have un-clicked that option by accident at some point.

Really appreciate it! Have a great week!

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines