[scribus] How to setup the impression of coloured paper (John Culleton)
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Wed Jan 12 22:19:28 CET 2011
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> Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:47:04 -0500
> From: John Culleton <john at wexfordpress.com>
> Subject: Re: [scribus] How to setup the impression of coloured paper
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> On Monday 10 January 2011 17:45:56 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?
> I create a new layer, draw a graphic frame, adjust it to the size of
> the layer, select properties and color. I don't use the "background"
> layer at all. I can delete it or ignore it.
> John Culleton
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Thanks for this technique; I wasn't aware of it.
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