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Dzezvar

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Hello to all! I'm a newbie to Photoshop and I am making a logo, but if I post it on a site, it still has a square white background. Logo looks like this:

logotip2.jpg

Now, I would like to remove the white square around the logo. Thank you for your answers.
 

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Hi and welcome to PSG

Make a selection of the white with the Magic Wand Tool and invert the selection by hitting CTRL + SHIFT + I
Then hit CTRL J to copy that section to a new layer and then do a File > SaveAs PNG

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Absolutely how #gedstar did it - but also take the tick out of the "Contiguous" box and it will catch the bit of white in the loop of the lead (but I am sure you got that bit anyway!)

Cheers

John
 

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but also take the tick out of the "Contiguous" box and it will catch the bit of white in the loop of the lead
My bad, I only realized I missed that bit later on and assumed the OP figured that out :shocked:

Thanks for pointing that out John :thumbsup:
 

Dzezvar

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Absolutely how #gedstar did it - but also take the tick out of the "Contiguous" box and it will catch the bit of white in the loop of the lead (but I am sure you got that bit anyway!)

Cheers

John
Well...I'll have to remember that for the next time :) I erased that a little bit of a white afterwards with Background Eraser Tool. Thank you for the tip :)
 

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As usual, there are many ways to do thing in Photoshop.

For a job of just removing a solid white BG, I would just use the Magic Eraser Tool.
Set the tools tolerance to 32.
Select/highlight the layer, Click once on the white. Done.

Screen Shot 2016-10-14 at 7.37.01 AM.png

Try it!
 

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Thats a feature I never used before Sam and it worked nicely and clean.
Never too old to learn...
 

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Thats a feature I never used before Sam and it worked nicely and clean.
Never too old to learn...
LOL! I use it all the time with solid white/color backgrounds, it seems to work really well. It is a destructive technique, so I will always duplicate the original and use the duplicate to create a layer mask if needed. If there are light areas adjacent to the white background, sometimes it will remove those as well and adjusting the tolerance doesn't always cure the problem.

It's not the best choice, but it does work well with solid color bg's.
 
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Hi and welcome to PSG

Make a selection of the white with the Magic Wand Tool and invert the selection by hitting CTRL + SHIFT + I
Then hit CTRL J to copy that section to a new layer and then do a File > SaveAs PNG

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Just curious, do you know why the background always fills with white when you save files as .jpg? Even if you have no background in your original image?

I have to do this this technique (savings as a png after eliminating the background) all the time for myself and others.


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Just curious, do you know why the background always fills with white when you save files as .jpg? Even if you have no background in your original image?

I have to do this this technique (savings as a png after eliminating the background) all the time for myself and others.


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Because jpg/jpeg file format does not support transparency.
 

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