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gnpa
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Having a few problems.

First let me say, that I do love what PWS3 does, but I'm having quite a few problems with it which is making it more frustrating than enjoyable. I have a png of a flower that I'm trying to aply a style to. When I bring it into PWS, it doesn't appear to have a transparent background even though the canvas is set to transparent. The style is applied to the whole canvas rather than just the flower image. When I click on the options>preferences, the whole program freezes and I have to do a cntrl alt delete to close it. It's happened numerous times in both the plug in and stand alone. It even causes the task manager to crash, so I have to cntrl alt delete again to close that. Another problem I'm having is when I click undo, the image completely disappears and a red exclamation point appears. Any suggestions as to what might be going on. I have Win 7 with 6GB of ram, tons of hard drive space and have PWS 3 32 bit. My computer is 64 bit, but I've had problems with 64 bit programs, so I downloaded the 32 bit version.  

gnpa
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I just did the update and it

I just did the update and it seems to have fixed the crashing problem. I still can't get a png to work properly with the styles though. When I do freehand painting the and save the image the backround remains transparent. When I apply a style however, it applies a light screen over the background when I save it. I can see the little squares through it, but it's not completely transparent.

postworkshop team
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Not all styles were designed

Not all styles were designed with transparency in mind. It is not considered as an error. If you need specific styles that respect transparency strictly then you can assemble them from the building blocks like Random Painter and save them for future use.

 

A workaround for existing styles can be using the "Preserve transparency" chekbox in the Post-Processing property group. If you work in the advanced layout then you have to click the image in the Objects list to display the image properties and the Pre/Post-Processing property groups.