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    The background of my form changes to white instead of transparent

    Asked by Ian  on January 01, 2016 at 06:55 PM

    Driving me nuts. I cloned a form to test some changes. The first one appears on my site with a transparent background. The clone does not.

    background settings should be the same, and I have tried variations with transparent settings.  Nothing works.  Any ideas?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 01, 2016 at 09:17 PM

    You have loaded the second (cloned) form to our form designer and the designer overrides the current form design. You can adjust it from there, under Color Scheme:

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    Answered by Ian  on January 02, 2016 at 10:44 AM
    Thank you. Actually, I tried exactly that. No success. I can change background color, but oddly, cannot invoke transparency (like you have demonstrated). This is what makes it so perplexing. If I can do color successfully, then why not transparency? Any other ideas?
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    Answered by Welvin on January 02, 2016 at 05:01 PM

    You can override it with custom CSS codes. Please add the following:

    .supernova .form-all, .form-all {

        background-color: transparent !important;


    Here's how to inject the codes: http://www.jotform.com/help/117-How-to-Inject-Custom-CSS-Codes. You will have to add it at the bottom if you will do it through the preferences window.