[Scribus] Colored background for e.g., book cover.
Sun Mar 23 22:17:58 CET 2008
On Sun, 23 Mar 2008 15:17:15 -0400
John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> 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 18.104.22.168 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.
It is probably best to make a new layer, put a text frame on it and change the colour to suit.
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