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  01 January 2010
easy alpha question..

Hi all,

I'm kinda new to AE, and i've stuck with some problems. I think, there is a very easy solution to it, so i'd like to ask you guys:

1. i've got two .png images with alpha channel (i've imported these to my project)
2. i made my animation
3. i like to render it out to a .tga sequence with an alpha channel, so all my tga files have to have alpha channel

my main problem is that the composition that i've made dont have the background transparency, so the question is how can i see trough my images, without the solid background color?

thank you,

daniel
 
  01 January 2010
The composition background is transparent. You only need to choose proper settings in the output module dialog (RGB+Alpha).

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  01 January 2010
Originally Posted by Mylenium: The composition background is transparent. You only need to choose proper settings in the output module dialog (RGB+Alpha).

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Thank You very much!

Well that was my first thought, but when i rendered it, it hasnt got alpha.. i might made it wrong, than.
 
  01 January 2010
check the alpha on your comp to see if its fully transparent i had the issue
 
  01 January 2010
Ok, thank you, Eric!

now i'm watching for this, and that is not a problem any more.. but as i can see, the more i learn, the less i know.. there are a lot of have-to-know things in front of me.. everyone started somewhere, i think.
 
  01 January 2010
In case you didn't figure it out already, there is a small red/green/blue icon at the bottom of the composition window that will allow you to view your channels independently.
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