[scribus] How to setup the impression of coloured paper

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Mon Jan 10 23:45:56 CET 2011

> I wish to create documents in Scribus not for a print target but for
> (the end user can decide whether or not to print). For aesthetic
> reasons
> I want to give the impression that the document is 'printed' on
> coloured
> paper - something other than 'paper white'.
> I can used the 'display' tab in page setup but this only does what it
> says: gives a coloured page on my display. Print preview and PDF
> output
> are still to paper white.
> I can set the background colour in a text frame OK - but that doesn't
> address the colour in the margins.
> Is there a simple way to achieve my goal?

Make a bottom layer an object the size of your document and fill it
with the color you desire?


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