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How to Make a Transparent GIF

  1. Create a painting with any color background you want.
  2. Note: This background color will be the color that disappears, so use a color that you will NOT use in your button.
  3. Create your button
    Example
  4. Notice this button is created on a RED screen since I plan to make RED disappear.
  5. Click COLOR---then SET PALETTE TRANSPARENCY
  6. Select the setting below
  7. Click your mouse on the color to disappear.
  8. Click OK
  9. Test the look......Click, COLOR---then VIEW TRANSPARENCY
  10. Save as GIF.
  11. Finished Example