[scribus] Program colours

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Tue Jul 20 09:49:39 CEST 2010

> Probably a daft question from a new user - but...
> When I open my Scribus in Ubuntu I am faced with a white page
> on an
> almost white background.
> Can I somehow change the Scribus background to another colour and also
> hopefully, the headings and main program colour?
> What I have done is to make the non printable page area another colour
> and
> that gives some relief between page & background, but would prefer to
> make
> the background a blue/grey colour to distinguish it better from the
> actual
> page to write on.
> Inkscape seems to be the same, whereas Open Office has a definite
> background
> colour.
> I have played around with different system preferences etc but none
> appear
> to make any real difference to Scribus.

Well in my *Ubuntu* I have to run qtconfig-qt4 and set the appearance,
"Window background"

For demonstration purposes, see this screen shot;
http://members.pcug.org.au/~rcook/images/Scribus_SickBlue.png where I
have set the Window background to a "sickly blue"



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