[scribus] text field

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 8 18:21:44 CEST 2010

On 10/08/2010 12:02 PM, John Culleton wrote:
> On Friday 08 October 2010 11:39:26 John Culleton wrote:
>> On Friday 08 October 2010 10:08:56 Anna Caro wrote:
>>> Tks for the answers, but I believe I dindt made myself clear.
>>> Let me try to explain better.
>>> Im doing a PDF form within scribus and Im adding a text field.
>>> When I export it to PDF my text field appears blue and with black
>>> border (www.visiond.com.br/text_field.png). I've tried to change
>>> this configurations trought the proproperties window but it didnt
>>> worked. I still get this blue with black border field.
>> That helps. Let me experiment a little.
> I experimented. Using Scribus 1.5.0 I changed the color of the
> background through Properties->Color and the color of the border
> through Pdf Options->Field properties.  Then I saved it as pdf. The
> Border showed up as red as I selected, and the background as blue.
> When I select the field the blue background changes to the color purple
> which is what I chose earlier.
> I can't get rid of the blue color for the unselected background.
> The Scribus display shows a purple background at all times.
> Perhaps someone else has a better set of solutions.

Getting beyond the screen appearance, depending on your desired use of 
this form (ie, printing it out or whatever), does the blue color show up 
in the output? I find that even though this blue color is onscreen in 
AdobeReader, it doesn't appear in the preview window as I get ready to 


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