# How to insert an image with transparent background into PDF? [duplicate]

I set the background of my PDF reader to be light green in order to describe my question. I want to insert an image into the PDF using LaTeX and hope the inserted image become part of the PDF file. Just like this figure:

However, I used the `graphicx` package and inserted one image (EPS figure) into the PDF. The result looks like this:

How can I insert an image into a PDF file in LaTeX like the first figure?

This is not `transparency`. It is a SVG problem.

• So, what you in fact want is transparency. Feb 28 '14 at 23:33
• Is that actually the second image? A screen capture of your TeX code? Feb 28 '14 at 23:48
• See also package `transparent` from `oberdiek` bundle and this answer: Includegraphics: set image opacity. Feb 28 '14 at 23:49
• Hi, this is not 'transparent' problem. This image format is SVG. we can use inkscape to convert SVG to PDF and then include the pdf format image into the pdf. Mar 3 '14 at 20:06
• Well, what you show here, is undoubtedly a transparency problem. You must make sure this while conversion from SVG to PDF then. Mar 6 '14 at 19:04