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I'm inserting custom symbols into MapInfo, the images for the symbols must be bmp's. I originally used paint to manipulate the image's with white in certain places but when I insert this image in MapInfo it becomes tranparent. I have downloaded a copy of Paint.Net and had a play with this but I'm still getting the same result?

What do I need to do to created a bitmap image where the white doesn't become transparent?

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Sounds like a problem with MapInfo, then.

 

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Thanks for the ideas, I have tried Boltbait's suggestion and this has worked for me. Because the symbols that i'm inserting a very small the off white colour I have used still looks white. I have attached the image for you to have a look at if your interested, in jpg format.

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