# [texhax] Transparency or reduced saturation using Graphicx ?

Stephan Hennig mailing_list at arcor.de
Fri Mar 6 20:46:39 CET 2009

Philip TAYLOR schrieb:

> I tried to work out from the TeXdoc documentation on TikZ/PGF
> what sort of an object
>
>  >   \begin{*tikzpicture*}
>  >     \node [opacity=0.15] {\includegraphics[...]{...}};
>  >   \end{*tikzpicture*}
>
> should yield, but regret to say that I failed :-(  I will now
> try  some of the other suggestions (I was hoping to find one
> that would allow me to manipulate the image during TeX processing,
> which is why I started with the TikZ approach, but if that is
> not possible then off-line pre-processing is a viable option).

Perhaps the transparent package from the oberdiek bundle works:

\usepackage{transparent}
...
\texttransparent{0.2}{\includegraphics[...]{...}}

Best regards,
Stephan Hennig