[Scribus] gifs with transparency

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Mar 31 23:57:46 CEST 2007

On Saturday 31 March 2007 23:47:48 Rick Pasotto wrote:
> 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?

Please use PNGs for transparency support. GIFs are not good for printing with, 
as a rule.

You haven't mentioned what it looked like in Adobe Reader. This is the 
definitive test. You also don't mention the versions of the software you have 


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