Re: "No RGBA loader" after TIF scan

Subject: Re: "No RGBA loader" after TIF scan
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 11:37:38 -0700

You're the man! Thx

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 11:32 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> It means your scanner saved the file as an RGB with an Alpha channel (extra
> data, such as transparency) and your graphics tools can't read a TIF with an
> alpha channel. You need to find an app that can read alpha channels (I'm
> not familiar with GIMP, there might be a plug-in filter you can download
> somewhere), or set the scanner configuration to save as a plain,
> uncompressed TIF and rescan.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Sent: August 21, 2009 11:12 AM
> Subject: "No RGBA loader" after TIF scan
> I just scanned a piece on our company's HP CLJ 4730MFP PCL 6 mopier. I
>> saved
>> it as a TIF. There is no image preview, and none of my usual graphics
>> tools
>> tell me what's going on when I try to open it. In trying Gimp, it gives me
>> a
>> "no RGBA loader" error message. Is anyone familiar with this error and its
>> resolution?

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