[Scribus] bug and feature request

Franky Van Liedekerke liedekef
Sun Mar 23 17:28:24 CET 2003

On 23 Mar 2003 16:12:26 +0000
Paul <paulf.johnson at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> > Now about the bug: when you have an image (gif) with transparency, the
> > image shows just fine in scribus (white or gray or blue background as
> > expected etc..) but when you create a pdf of this, the background of
> > the image is turned to black (the default I guess) and the image is
> > inverted
> I'm not actually sure that that is a bug in scribus as I've seen this
> happen with a large number of applications which have gifs which utilise
> a transparency. Personally, I would avoid using gifs if you can as a few
> weeks back those lovely folks from Compuserve (or whoever now own them)
> won an extension to be able to obtain royalties from anyone using gifs.
> PNGs and JPGs are far nicer to manipulate ;-)

I agree, but it's sometimes a little unexpected. So maybe a warning could
come out of scribus when you try to load images with transparency ...
Anyway, the feature request is something I would like much more than this
so-called bug fixed :)


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