I would like to be able to set the background opacity on Form Controls.
Specifically I would like to have a transparent background for the Text Field control, but being able to set opacity % may be more flexible. This is particularly useful for form fields that are on top of an Image background, being exported to PDF as a fillable form.
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Hi I'd like to vote for this bug.
One "easy" solution could be adding a transparency value to the Color Picker window perhaps?
If added to Color Picker, it would enable lots of stuff to have transparency.
This is really useful when fixing badly designed PDFs, or creating forms on top of images.
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That being said, never confirmed by QA - moving to UNCONFIRMED.
I can confirm that this issue still exists in 22.214.171.124: The user can change the background color of a form control, but cannot make it transparent.
I would like to confirm that this is STILL not available as of 126.96.36.199 Release; that is, setting to a transparent background is still not an option. Please continue to investigate this. My particular interest is with a TextBox and FormattedField; however, (as already suggested) if the Transparent Background were an option on the ColorPalette, it would be most useful.
Of course, we would want to continue this transparent background onto our PDF when we Export.