[scribus] Transparency in barcode

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Jul 12 18:21:56 CEST 2010

On Monday 12 July 2010 07:25:17 Leander Sukov wrote:
> Am Montag 12 Juli 2010 schrieb Gotthard:
> > I need an barcode and used the barcodegenerator. How 
can I make the
> > background of the barcode transparent, because the 
background of my
> > project   is coloured.
> This might be a bad idea. If an old barcode reader is used, 
it might occure
> that the background color makes the barcode unreadable.

Further, I cannot recall a professionally prepared book that 
had a colored or patterned background for a bar code. In this 
case convention overrules your personal esthetic 
preferences. Just because it can be done doesn't mean that 
it is a good idea.
John Culleton
Wexford Press
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