Changing the levels in diamond transparency

After applying diamond transparency you can change the transparency levels of the center and outside of the diamond.

image\PRCARROW.gif To change the levels in diamond transparency

1. Select the transparent object (see Selecting objects).

2. Choose the Transparency Tool.

3. Click on either the center transparency handle or one of the outer transparency handles to select it.

4. Move the Transparency Slider on the Transparency Tool Infobar. Or for precise control, type into the text box to the right.


image\BULLET.gif The center handle sets the transparency at the center of the diamond, the outer handles sets the transparency at the edge.

image\BULLET.gif If none of the handles is selected, moving the slider applies a flat transparency to the object.

image\BULLET.gif If you have several objects selected, you can select all fill handles of a particular type (for example all the center handles) by CTRL+Shift-clicking on one of the handles. Use Shift-click to deselect a handle or select an unselected handle.

Transparency Tool

Transparency overview

Applying diamond transparency

Changing diamond transparency