[Scribus] Scribus on Mac

William F. Maddock billsey
Tue Jun 26 21:11:22 CEST 2007

-----Original Message-----
>From: Thomas Zastrow <listen at thomas-zastrow.de>
>Sent: Jun 26, 2007 1:18 PM
>To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
>Subject: [Scribus] Scribus on Mac
>Btw., my little tutorial from sunday has now another fine trick for 
>building nice texts:

The first "trick" is simply an example of what is known as "Graphics Masking", that is, using a vector path to mask off various parts of a bit-mapped graphic. PageStream has done it for years, and does it quickly, even on old, slow machines. It's a great feature to have, if it can be done right. I suspect that much of the time taken to do your trick involves that fact that there are actually many, many sub-paths involved, rather than just a few of them. It can be a particularly useful effect for headlines.

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