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InDesign: Transparent Paragraph Shading?


Question

I'm familiar with two methods for creating "highlighted" text in InDesign - Paragraph Shading and Paragraph Rules. Is there a way to add transparency to either?

In the image below, I have some text with a blue background. I'd like for the blue to have about 90% opacity, so you can see some of the underlaying image.

screenshot

EDIT I tried enabling Overprint and reducing the Tint, before I even asked, but the effect is not the same as in Ryan's answer below.

overprint

And this is WITH Overprint Preview enabled...

preview

Hmmm...I was tinkering and noticed that if I use a different color for my shading, it works. I don't want this color though

color

I suppose I will keep messing with this until I figure out what my issue is.

2015/11/03
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11/3/2015 6:54:00 PM

Accepted Answer

Use Tint and Overprint. Be sure to also go to View and activate Overprint Preview

(Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Y)

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2015/11/03
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11/3/2015 6:20:00 PM