[scribus] transparency in pdf export does not work

S. Knotz sknotznews at online.de
Tue Aug 24 09:55:12 CEST 2010

  I tried first PDF/x-3, then PDF 1.5, then PDF 1.4, nothing worked.
I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.3.4 for display.

I figure, that some basic properties must be wrong.
Thanks, sorry, the mails got in my spam yesterday, just noticed today.


Am 23.08.10 15:28, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
> On 08/23/2010 07:38 AM, Susanna Knotz wrote:
>> Submitted on 08/23/2010
>> Submitted by anonymous user: []
>> Submitted values are:
>> Name: Susanna Knotz
>> Email Address: sknotznews at online.de
>> Subject: transparency in pdf export does not work
>> Message:
>> I just downloaded 1.3.8 German version, 21. Juli 2010, Built-ID:
>> C-C-T-F-Q-Mac/Aqua on with Mac OS X 10.6.4, 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo.
>> I cannot export transparency into neither of the pdf-versions. I have
>> transparencies in the alpha-channels of some photos and with some frames
>> and color patches. Probably I have to change some basic properties? So
>> far I have looked in forums but found no solution that helped me.
> I just tried this, and found no problem on Linux, but I don't have 
> anything with transparent alpha channels with me right now.
> You have to export to PDF 1.4 or better for transparency to be possible.
> You will get a warning about transparency even when you export to 1.4, 
> but that can be ignored.
> What are you using to view the PDF?
> If you reply, please also CC: the Scribus User Mailing List
> Greg

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