[scribus] Highlighting elements of imported bitmap
John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Mon Jun 2 02:51:25 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.
>> 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 126.96.36.199-1, and if not, will
>> it be in future ?
> I am not sure what you want to do.
Highlight paragraphs within a text box by changing their background colour.
> If it is something like
> http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/scribus/sample.pdf (8Kbytes)
That's OK, but I'd like the background to run the full width of the
> Then just add your background colour to a bottom layer
Thanks. I've tried that now, and it looks great in the properties
dialogue, but doesn't come out on screen. Is this a known issue in
188.8.131.52-1 or am I just doing something wrong ?
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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