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I am trying to do a job here at work, but sadly, I have no idea how to take an image and convert its white background to transparent. And even worse, the image is saved as a .pdf. Can someone please help me?
    
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Screenshot it, then save it as a .png and go from there.
    
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Okay, got it as a .png now.
    
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What are you using to edit it?
    
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Paint. I am using my work computer. Ugh. Not good, huh?
    
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Try GIMP.
    
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Any link? I am not graphical at all...
    
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Any link? I am not graphical at all...
http://www.gimp.org/
    
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Okay, installed.
    
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Check a quick Tutorial.

There are a million out there. You will need to make an alpha channel, select the color you want removed and delete it. If your image is complex in shape, you may need to touch up the selection to make it look right, then save as something that supports transparency (GIF, PNG).

Here is a tutorial chosen for simplicity:

tutorial
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