[Scribus] Managing transparency

Louis Desjardins louis_desjardins
Thu Oct 19 19:53:05 CEST 2006

Tino Schwarze a ?crit :

> Hi Cedric,
> On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 08:23:13AM -0700, Cedric Sagne wrote:
>>I would like to request more specific information. I uploaded the
>>files on my company's server, starting with a small version of the jpg
>>file, the png i did , which I saved with a transparent (w Irfanview),
>>but which keeps loading (eg in photoshop) without it.
> The transparency in the PNG loads just fine with GIMP. I don't know
> Photoshops PNG abilities.
>>I managed to save a TIFF file with transparency (loads with
>>transparency in photoshop), but when scribus loads it, the
>>transparency is gone (like the final output file shows)
>>Any help much appreciated. What do I do wrong in Scribus??
> Ah, I see. Select the picture (your Scribus file didn't contain one
> BTW), go to the properties palette and set the background to none.
> (see http://tisc.de/tmp/transparencysupport.sla - it exports just fine
> as a JPEG)
> @developers: Please change the default if this didn't already happen.
> IMO an image frame with background color is pretty rare and a very
> frequently asked question.

Right. Just as a side note: the default can be (re)set by the user in 
the Preferences panel in the Tools section. There, you can specify 
whether your pic frame will have a background or not.



> Bye,
> Tino.

Louis Desjardins
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