[scribus] Highlighting elements of imported bitmap

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Sun Jun 1 11:50:05 CEST 2008

Thomas Zastrow wrote:
> John Beardmore schrieb:
>> 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 ?
>> Cheers, J/.
> In 1.3.5svn, there are some more possibilities to blend objects over 
> other elements. But remember, 135svn is a developer version and should 
> not used in productional environments.

That's why we're not using it, though I must admit I'd be more tempted 
if releases for windows were more frequent.

I did get as far as installing Qt4 at one point but ran into some 
problems and never had time to sort them.

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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