[scribus] Scribd and transaparency

Tiz di MyMeiTai tiz at mymeitai.com
Fri Jan 14 14:11:04 CET 2011

Il 14/01/2011 13.30, a.l.e ha scritto:
> ciao tiziana,
>> Hi! I'm new in Scribus, and this is my first time in a mailing-list, 
>> too...
>> Sorry for my English, I hope you will understand my problem.
>> I prepared an instruction manual (how to wear a Mei Tai) using 
>> Scribus. I have an immage in background, with transaprency setted on 
>> 10% (or20%). I saved my file in PDF and uploaded it in Scribd 
>> (http://www.scribd.com/doc/46237039/MyMeiTai-Come-indossare-un-mei-tai).
>> Here is first problem: links at the bottom of the page don't work. 
>> Just in the last page you can click on CCLicense and on my e-mail 
>> address...
>> Title on the first page has not correct font but this is less important.
>> After that I embedded the manual in my blog using the code created by 
>> Scribd. The manual appears (with correct font for title), but the 
>> image in background has not transparency anymore (and covers text).
>> I asked helpdesk in Sribd, but they gave me suggestions for Adobe 
>> Acrobat Pro... too expensive for me (and for use I need) and... I 
>> prefere free software!
>> Can you help me solving this problem?
>> Thanks a lot for attention...
> one question: which version of scribus did you use?
> for the image in background: not all pdf version do support 
> transparency... the simple solution is probably to edit the image to 
> make it "lighter".
> did i understand correctly? you only have the transparency problem 
> when you embed the file in your blog and not when you look at it in 
> scribd?
> for the incorrect font: you have to embed the fonts when exporting to 
> pdf (there is a tab for it)...
> for the link... hard to say without seeing the .sla...
> ciao
> a.l.e
> ciao
> a.l.e

Good idea to make the image "lighter"! I will do it later with Inkscape 
or GIMP...
Thanks for information about embedding fonts... I don't understand all 
tabs in exporting window...
I'm using Scribus
Regarding .sla... how can I let you see it? Can I attache it to the mail?
Thanks a lot
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