[scribus] Blend function
rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed May 27 06:54:49 CEST 2009
> I would like to blend one photo into another using the blend function.
> The description of how this could be done is not included in the
> Scribus manual.
> Also, I have been able to find the blend function only on 1.3.5 rc1.
> There is a direction in the source file for 18.104.22.168 to
> use --enable-cairo when running ./configure but this is obsolete
> since ./configure is not included in the distribution. I installed
> cairo and ran
> cmake --enable-cairo .
> but that did not create a usable binary, or indeed any binary at all.
> I downloaded the executable for Win XP in that partition but that did
> not have the blend function either.
> If the blend function cannot be used to blend two photos together
> along an edge then the whole question is moot. I have to use Gimp.
> But I am curious about why it is so difficult to find it in any
> stable version of blend on Scribus.
I could be wrong, that those effects are only available in 1.3.5+
So I suggest that you use 1.3.5rc1 as the developers believe it is
ps. It is probably best to follow the wiki when trying to build the
various flavours of Scribus
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