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exporting an altered graphic from pages for use in other apps

227 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 15, 2012 7:22 AM by fruhulda RSS
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Nov 14, 2012 5:24 AM

Does anyone know how to export a graphic, altered in Pages to like iphoto for example?


The reason i am asking is i had a logo i needed to alter.  The logo is a sphere but had a white space box around it that i needed to remove.  Using the Instant Alpha feature in Pages gave me the results i want but i cant get the graphic out of Pages.  Instant Alpha in Preview doesnt work the same.  It removed everthing white therefore making the logo look aweful.


Any ideas?


iPad, iOS 5.1.1
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    what do you want to do with your Pages graphics? .. vector graphics VS pixel graphics


    A: in case of vector graphics .. export to PDF .. newer vector design software should manage the graphical infos inside


    B: in case of pixel graphics .. export to PDF .. open in Preview .. safe as pixel file .. JPG / PNG / TIFF / what ever


    C: in case of pixel graphics with alpha channel info .. separate your desing elements on separate pages .. then the export way B for every single sheet PDF to bring it to pixels .. then open your pixel software (Pixelmator / Photoshop) .. load the separated elements into layers .. select / cut / manage your alpha channel content .. marge the finished pixel graphic with alpha into one background layer .. save image


    by that way .. my yellow logo i did in Pages '09 .. then export to PDF .. opened in Preview .. safed as PNG


    cheers .. AP

  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,720 points)

    select the image > in the Inspector palette > Metrics tab > File info, here you'll see the image icon, drag it out on to the desktop or iphoto


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