[scribus] Image colorize no longer works?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Sun Jul 12 16:04:01 CEST 2009

On Sunday 12 July 2009 09:22:58 am Tijl Vercaemer wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 08:21:12 +1000
> > From: Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au>
> >
> > Why don't you open a new document in 1.3.5 rc3 and insert an
> > image, then do the colorize operation and see if that works
> Hi Owen,
> I tried that, but that doesn't work either. At least not for .eps
> images. I just tried with a png and a jpg and those work fine,
> but the "image effects" button is disabled for eps images. It's
> not a Suse-only issue, on ubuntu, 1.3.5 rc3 behaves in exactly
> the same way. Does anyone know why the image effects are disables
> for eps files? Is it a problem I could help fixing? (I haven't
> done any scribus development before, but I have some Qt4
> experience)
> Tijl
An eps file is a vector file. The Gimp effects work on bitmapped 

I have two suggestions.  Import and manipulate the file in Inkscape, 
thus maintaining the vector format, or import it into Gimp without 
going through Scribus, which will convert it to a bitmap.
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