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Layering and Stacking Order for Complex Layouts - Placing Background Images & Transparency

New Here ,
Aug 05, 2020 Aug 05, 2020

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Good Afternoon All,

I have a newsletter with three layers: Text, Images, Background Images. Background Images are on the bottom with 10 percent transparency so they can be seen through the top two layers for a cool effect.

 

PROBLEM: I can't get text to appear (stories and headlines) in front of the background layer. When I go to place text over the background image, the text box sits there but the text disappears. I know I'm missing something (layers are in proper order in the Layers Panel).

 

QUESTION: What mistake am I making or what function should I be using to fix this?? Please advise ASAP - I've been struggling with this for a week.

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 05, 2020 Aug 05, 2020
Select the text frame and choose Object > Text Frame Options. On the General panel, check Ignore Text Wrap. (You may have Text Wrap turned on for the background image (Window > Text Wrap).)

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Aug 05, 2020 Aug 05, 2020

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Select the text frame and choose Object > Text Frame Options. On the General panel, check Ignore Text Wrap. (You may have Text Wrap turned on for the background image (Window > Text Wrap).)

 

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Aug 06, 2020 Aug 06, 2020

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Hi Steve,

 

THANKS SO MUCH!! It worked beautifully. I've been trying to figure this out for awhile for a very important project that is due soon. I'm very grateful for this technical support/advice.

 

Best Regards,

 

James D'Ambrosio

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If that worked for you, please mark it as the Correct Answer for the benefit of other users, thanks!

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