[scribus] Highlighting elements of imported bitmap

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Sun Jun 1 10:32:52 CEST 2008

> I've imported some bitmaps of charts into a Scribus document and made an
> attempt at highlighting key features.
> I tried to put filled coloured rectangles over them, but can't seem to
> get the right effect in that if it's 'on top' and opaque it covers the
> object of interest.
> In the end I've settled for putting an unfilled rectangle over them
> giving this sort of effect.
>      http://www.t4sustainability.co.uk/RNC/ChartBit.png
> Ideally I'd like the effect of putting a bit of yellow plastic over the
> typed page, so that from the underlying 'paper', black is black and
> white is filtered to yellow.
> Is it possible to achieve this in Scribus, and if not, will
> it be in future ?

I am not sure what you want to do. If it is something like

http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/sample.pdf  (8Kbytes)

Then just add your background colour to a bottom layer


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