How to set a color as transparent

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Uses for transparent colors

Email client support for transparent colors

How to set a transparent color in Modern Editor

 

 

Uses for transparent colors

Typical use cases for transparent colors in designs include:

  • With background images: Set a transparent background color so that your background image can be seen through a color band.
  • With fonts: Set your font color to transparent to hide the font.

 

Email client support for transparent colors

Transparent colors have great support across most email clients. Outlook PC does not support transparent colors well. If there are email clients that do not support the feature, the email client will simply show an opaque solid color instead of a transparent one.

 

 

How to set a transparent color in Modern Editor

 

1. Open your design in Modern Editor.

2. Click on the block you would like to edit colors for (text, image or container).

3. Select the STYLES tab.

4. Select any element where there is a color option, such as the container or font.

5. Set the color to transparent by selecting the transparency box.

 

You can follow those same steps to set transparency globally under the email's STYLESHEET. Click on the STYLESHEET tab from the edit content panel (left side of the editor).

 

Example of setting transparency to the STYLESHEET > Background > Container,