[scribus-dev] bg colors for headings

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Fri Aug 6 07:07:10 CEST 2010

> > is there any way to make white text with a black background that
> > spans the width of a column while importing with the text filter? We
> > import a text file which is many pages long and has many headings in
> > it. Our headings are white text and we make them stand out by
> > putting a black bg color behind it the width of the column.
> > Currently in quark we accomplish this by using a black line style
> > and then bump it up in behind the white text above it. It doesn't
> > appear you can apply a line style to a paragraph style in scribus
> > yet, nor can you select to apply a line style while importing with
> > a text filter.
> > 
> > Is there any way to accomplish this currently?
> Only a suggestion. (untested)
> You don't say, but I assume you import the text from Open Office and
> thereby obtain a style for the heading.
> OK, now having imported it all,
> a. set up all your black backgrounds on another layer
> b. Duplicate the imported header style
> c. Edit it to change the color to white
> d. Go round and change the paragraph styles to the new style for those
> headers

well, owen, i think that i don't fully get what you're suggesting
here... but i just wanted to point to you that scribus does not have
any background color for paragraph styles... afaik...


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