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Date: 2010aug22
Product: Photoshop

Q.  How can I turn an image with a white background into an icon
with a transparent background?

A.  Usually the problem is a halo.  To avoid this do:

- Open in Photoshop

- Use the magic wand (with continuous on) to select the shape.

- Copy

- New > From clipboard into a new image

- Again, use the magic want to select the shape.

- Shrink one pixel

- Feather with radius 5 (or maybe less).