[Scribus] Problem with Gradient in PDF

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Dec 14 23:46:06 CET 2005

Simon Schneebeli wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've set up Scribus 1.3.2cvs on my iBook G4 (macos 10.4.3) some time 
> ago to create some nice flyers and newsletters.
> Scribus sure looks like a great programme (although it would be nicer 
> to use it on a faster computer).
> I have however encountered an important problem: I use some fields 
> with colour gradient. For printing I have exported it as PDF. In 
> Apples Preview, this colour gradiant appears correclty, but not in 
> Adobe's Reader (Version 7) as you can see in the attached file.
> I would actually like to have the same green gradient in the whole box 
> and not only in half of it.
> Is there a way to change this? To make it appear correctly?

A short-term workaround could be to create the shape with color gradient 
with another app (such as Inkscape, or something already on the iBook), 
then import into Scribus sitting behind your text frame and any other 
Scribus-drawn shapes.


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