[scribus] Tif Images including multiple alpha channels

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 31 16:46:25 CET 2010

On 01/31/2010 10:24 AM, kroloete wrote:
> Submitted on 01/31/2010
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>     Your contact information:
>       Name: kroloete
>       Email Address: kroloete at googlemail.com
>     About your Scribus program:
>       Version: 1.3.5
>       Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
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>     Your operating system and CPU:
>       Type: MacOS X
>       Version: 10.6
>       CPU type: 32bit  Intel/AMD (i386)
>     Your request content:
>       Subject: Tif Images including multiple alpha channels
>       Message:
> hi there!
> i have a question: handling tif images that include alpha channels. If I
> place a tif with multiple alpha channels scribus uses the first alpha to crop
> it. how can I define the alpha channel to crop or how can I not to use the
> included alpha? I would not like to generate 2 Tif versions of the same Image
> (one without any alphas and one with the alpha masks to work on).
> The images come from an early photoshop version.
Do you have PSD files for these? It might be worth a try to see if you 
do better with that format.
I don't know how Scribus does with multiple alpha channels, and I don't 
think it's documented (yet).


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