Photoshop CC2015 Save for web no longer allows a gradient transparency to work!

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Have used Photoshop for 8 years. Using save for web with a gradient transparency on images with no problems, until CC 2015. The gradient transparency does not work anymore. The choices that I am left with is to have a sharp edge, or a colored edge with or without noise. What happened to the transparent gradient that blends into the background?
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Chris Cox

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Sounds like you may have been saving to PNG (which supports full transparency) and are now saving to GIF (which only supports a single color index to be transparent).

SaveForWeb has not changed.
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I still have original image that was saved as a gif using CC 2014 which has the gradient a persons profile which worked perfect as a gif on the black background of my Dreamweaver CC 2015. I have updated the text on that image every month saving it as a gif. This month using Photoshop CC2015 I have tried every combination of the gif options available to keep the text from being blurred and the white lines around the persons image. The only choice left are to use PNG.
Why does the Save for web that was removed from the CC 2014 not work since it was transferred to the CC 2015?
Thank You.
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GIF doesn't allow gradient transparency, it only allows a single color index to be 100% transparent. That hasn't changed since the GIF format was last revised in 1989.
Again, SaveForWeb has not changed.
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I don't know how I got of track o this problem.

Sorry to bother you....

Mickeyhawk@blomand.net
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It's ok - people get confused about the web file formats all the time.
Sometimes they even save a PNG with the extension .GIF, and the browser tries to make it work (which then confuses everyone).