Transparent Pixel, Photoshop?

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  1. fastflame750

    fastflame750 Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I tried searching around but couldn't find a thread that helped me. Anyway, I am making a boot logo and I know that I need at least one transparent pixel.

    I'm a Photoshop newbie and I was wondering exactly how do I make just one pixel transparent? If you can, please be specific and clear.

    Thanks!
  2. ChrisL

    ChrisL Well-Known Member

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    I don't think it's gonna make a difference on a bootlogo if it's transparent or not. I think it'll be black by default. Anyways, hold on the Eraser tool, then select Background Eraser then erase. That should make it transparent.
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    theiThemer Active Member

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    Press CNTRL and the plus button (+) repeatedly until it doesnt let you zoom in further.

    Grab the eraser tool and make sure your working with a solid brush with size set to 1px, and the hardness and opacity is set to 100%.

    Go to the very top left corner and just erase one pixel.
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    Shawa Super Moderator

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    Set the eraser to 'pencil' to ensure you only erase one pixel too.
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    fastflame750 Member

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    Thanks for the help everyone

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  6. sageDieu

    sageDieu Banned

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    The easiest way would be to set the eraser brush size to one pixel and just click in one random place. You don't need to zoom in or use a special brush or anything... just press the drop-down arrow beside the brush with eraser selected and drag the "brush size" down to 1.

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