[Scribus] DRop shadow.

John Culleton john
Tue Nov 13 17:38:12 CET 2007

On Tuesday 13 November 2007 10:26:07 am Celso Junior wrote:
> Err... I could be wrong but. are we not going too far for what a DTP app
> is made for?
> See, If a text is filled with effects like drop shadows, isn't it
> belonging to the Illustration field? I'm thinking in some designer using
> a hypotetical drop shadow effect in a text frame, full of text, and
> screaming about "how slow scribus is".... O_o
> We saw an example made under Indesign, some creator designed a book
> cover and wrote the word "bible" a few dozens of times...mixing colors,
> transparency effects and shadows and ... so much crep.... I was not a
> suprise that he just could not print that thing... But if he just had
> used an illustration or image effect program, the rasterized output
> would require so much less from the publishg app and the job would be
> done so easylly that beats me the reason the new generation publishing
> apps add that kind of resources... I hope scribus does not follow that
> way too... the basic is there and there is not that much to be worried
> about... ^_^
> That's only my oppinion...
> Celso

I only mentioned it because I plug Scribus as a Quark replacement, and this is 
a new feature in Quark.  I am comfortable with doing drop shadows in Gimp and 
bringing in that rasterized graphic. 

John Culleton
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