[scribus] color opacity

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Tue Apr 27 09:46:33 CEST 2010

> Dear Friends,
> I'm following the instructions in the "Quick Start Guide"  (the
> 'Rembrandt' tutorial),
>          http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=qsg
> and need a clarification.
> In one of the instructions for text frames on the page, the tutorial
> says:
>  >>Switch to the "Color" tab and set "Shade" to 50% and "Opacity" to
> 20%.
> In the text frame properties "Color and Effects" box, there is a color
> menu and there is a percentage option.  That appears to control the
> shade, but there isn't a second percentage control for opacity.  Am I
> looking in the right place?
> (I'm working with scribus 1.3.5 on Mandriva 2010.)

Yes, have a look at http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/images/cp.png



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