[scribus] Print Preview Transparency Problem

Marcus Zaiser marcus.zaiser at arcor.de
Mon May 17 17:22:09 CEST 2010

Submitted on 05/17/2010
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   Name: Marcus Zaiser
   Email Address: marcus.zaiser at arcor.de
   Subject: Print Preview Transparency Problem
Dear Support Team,

I got problems displaying transparent png images in the print preview. All  
diplay options on the right side of the print preview window are deactivated.  
I can't activate them (e.g. "activate transparency" or  "activate anti  
aliasing" etc.; the buttons are grey). Therefore my images are not  
transparent in print preview and when I print the document the images are  
also not transparent. After exporting the document as pdf the images are  
transparent. So printing directly from Scribus is not possible at the moment.

I had Ghost Script 8.54 installed, today I updated to 8.71 but no success or  
change. Any suggestions how to activate the transparency feature during print  
preview? In the documentation I've read that Ghostscript 7.07 or higher with  
the device "pngalpha" is needed. Couldn't find any documentation about how to  
install or use "pngalpha".

Best whises,

   About your Scribus program:
     Version: 1.3.6
     Prebuilt/Compiled: Compiled
     Build Date:
   Your operating system and CPU:
     Type: Windows
     Version: WinXP
     CPU type: 32bit (Intel/AMD - i386)

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