Remove background color?

Asked by Deb Kimble on 2012-08-08

I have a jpeg with a white background that I am trying to convert to a vector file with a transparent background. The "fill" function does not seem to be doing the trick. Advice?

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #1

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jazzynico (jazzynico) said : #2

Importing the bitmap file doesn't convert it automatically to vector, and you must trace it (with Path>Trace Bitmap) first. Then it will be possible to select the vector objects and modify their attributes.

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