[scribus] How to setup the impression of coloured paper
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Wed Jan 12 22:17:36 CET 2011
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> Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:39:26 -0500
> From: Gregory Pittman <gregp_ky at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [scribus] How to setup the impression of coloured paper
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> On 01/10/2011 05:45 PM, Owen wrote:
> >> I wish to create documents in Scribus not for a print target but for
> >> PDF
> >> (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?
> If you go to the online manual in Scribus, Documentation > Scribus
> Basics > Quick Start Guide, you will get a step-by-step description on
> doing what you want.
> In your case, you might make a Master Page which has a frame the size of
> the entire page (not just up to the margins), then change the background
> color. Then you can simply apply this Master Page to your document.
> The downside of you doing this is that if/when your user decides to
> print this, his computer will print this background color. This is not
> like a webpage that might only print the content.
That's exactly what I want. Thanks.
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