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    Bug - Form Transparency breaks and defaults to Black Background

    Asked by TonerCarAOLcom on July 13, 2014 at 01:59 PM

    I thought I had form transparency down pretty well. First I went to Form Style>Background and attempted to enter "Transparent" as the color. Starting with the "p" in "transparent" the color automatically defaults to #000000 (black) and will not permit "transparent" to be entered. I then attempted to change it through a CSS injection and that did not work either. Any suggestions?




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    Answered by KadeJM on July 13, 2014 at 04:18 PM

    Hmm...that's pretty strange. As in I don't think that should be happening. I checked this on your form including a new test and I see what you mean by that. It looks like your form css has made your form transparent as a workaround but when I tested this more with the default background method as soon as you get to " P " the transparency broke.

    I don't think we've made any changes but it is possible that something broke it. Thank you for pointing that out and we do apologize about that. I've sent this over to our development team to get it fixed asap!

    Your current form with your css shows this:


    Testing More with Background Styled Transparency leads to the issue you mentioned:


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    Answered by steve on September 10, 2014 at 06:31 PM


    I just tested this, and the word 'transparent' has to be all lower case.



    I'll update the ticket so that it won't be case sensitive, but it seems to work fine when you avoid caps.