[Scribus] gifs with transparency

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Sun Apr 1 00:10:01 CEST 2007

Am Samstag, 31. M?rz 2007 23:47 schrieb Rick Pasotto:
> I have created a document that has a gif with a transparent background.
> In the image frame I have set the fill color to white.
> When I print directly from scribus it prints correctly, ie, with a white
> background.
> If I create a pdf and then:
> 1) load it into xpdf it displays correctly but prints with a black
> background.
> 2) load it into gpdf it displays with a black background.
> 3) load in into kpdf it displays correctly but the print preview shows a
> black background.
> Is there some setting that I'm missing?

Yes, neither of the free PDF viewers supports transparency (yet). You have to 
use Adobe Reader if you have PDFs that use transparency.

And a hint: if you want to do professional printing, never EVER use GIFs :)



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