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    I have a photo I am adding a text box to and want to change the color of the text box. Is it possible to change the color of the text box on a photo from my IPad.

    Thank you,

    Julie Wendt
    02-10-2017 07:34 PM
  2. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore, Julie! I would do it using an app called Superimpose. But it might take you a while to figure out how. Register in and post a few times, then post the photo. I can do it for you.
    02-10-2017 07:40 PM
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    02-10-2017 09:20 PM
  4. cuttheredwire's Avatar
    I believe you are using Preview, the macOS handy dandy viewing tool with some decent editing functions.

    The iPad does not has Preview, at least not with the editing tools. I use Pixelmator, which is like PhotoShop for iPad.


    Scratch all of this. I figured something interesting out.
    Last edited by cuttheredwire; 02-10-2017 at 11:39 PM. Reason: Glitch in The Matrix
    02-10-2017 11:15 PM
  5. cuttheredwire's Avatar
    Short answer, no, with an interesting but:



    I used that block character in Notes on a picture I imported to it and edited with Markup. That gave me a square background.

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    I added and enlarged the block characters as I needed them. Then I added my text, which is always without a background. The newest test will always be on top of the old text.

    From there, you can export your picture with text to what ever you want.
    02-10-2017 11:38 PM
  6. cuttheredwire's Avatar
    Here's a picture. See attached.
    Attached Thumbnails Is it possible to change the color of a photo text box?-img_2492.jpg  
    02-10-2017 11:59 PM
  7. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    You can easily change the color of the text box using Superimpose.
    White to pink.


    02-11-2017 12:44 PM
  8. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    Can you make them transparent on this app?
    02-11-2017 02:13 PM
  9. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Can you make them transparent on this app?
    Like a png image? Yes.

    02-11-2017 02:26 PM
  10. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    Like a png image? Yes.
    Thanks!
    02-11-2017 02:29 PM

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