[Scribus] Gradient causes horizontal line under text

David Bodwell mazbook
Mon Sep 10 22:04:08 CEST 2007

See what you mean, John.  I'm just a novice at Scribus, so you'll have to wait for an answer from the "experts.

David Bodwell

----- Original Message ----
From: John Brown <johnbrown105 at hotmail.com>
To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2007 1:38:35 PM
Subject: Re: [Scribus] Gradient causes horizontal line under text

David Bodwell  wrote:
>From: John Brown
>I have two layers:
>Background - contains a coloured rectangle equal to page size
>Design - contains a text frame.
>The rectangle is filled with a vertical gradient with three stops.
>For some reason, this causes a thin horizontal line to be drawn under the
>text. The line has the colour of the second gradient stop. How can I work
>around this?
>I am using Version with Ghostscript 8.60 on Windows XP.
>I have attached the .sla file if anyone wants to try.
>I think it's just some sort of poor interaction with XP, rather than a flaw 
>in your file.
>David Bodwell

Oops! I forgot the most important part. There is no line in Scribus, but 
when I export to PDF, there is a line in the PDF.

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