[Scribus] Colored background for e.g., book cover.

John Culleton john
Sun Mar 23 20:17:15 CET 2008

On Sunday 23 March 2008 12:01:41 pm Gregory Pittman wrote:
> John Culleton wrote:
> > I know I can add a graphic frame to the entire page,  edge to edge and
> > change its color using preferences. Can I do the same for the entire page
> > without using a graphic frame? The page properties don't seem to include
> > color.
> >
> > Scribus on Linux.
> In File > Preferences > Display you can have your document background
> any color you like. This will not, however, be exported to the PDF or
> print on your local printer.  You might use this when you plan to have
> your document printed on some color stock, so that when you're working
> in Scribus you can see something resembling the final result, subject,
> of course to the same potential mismatch between screen and your paper
> stock that you generally face with color management.
> So, to actually export or print a background color, you have to make a
> page-sized background frame of one kind or another.
This is what I want , for book cover art. 
> Greg

Preflight gets grumpy if it is a picture frame with no picture, so I will try 
a text frame instead.

John Culleton
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