[scribus] color opacity
rcook at pcug.org.au
Wed Apr 28 11:18:06 CEST 2010
On Tue, 27 Apr 2010 22:59:40 -0400
Richard Chonak <rac at gabrielmass.com> wrote:
> On 04/27/2010 06:21 PM, Owen wrote:
> > Just try this;
> > 1. Create a text frame
> > 2. Add some text, and highlight the text
> > 3. Select text in the Properties Box
> > 4. Select a color for the text (top item - Colors and Effects)
> > 5. Switch to the Colors Tab of properties
> > 6. Adjust opacity
> That does the job. Selecting the text makes a difference. That
> step wasn't mentioned in the tutorial, so I had no idea to perform
> it. Thanks for the lesson!
> Interestingly, the opacity has effect in the Scribus working window
> and in the exported PDF file, but does not take effect in the Print
> Preview window. Is that correct behavior?
AFAIK, that is correct. The Print Preview is really to give you an idea
of what it is going to look like.
It should not be used for printing, rather export to pdf and use
Acrobat or similiar for viewing and printing.
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