[scribus] Rendering issue in Scribus 1.3.9

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Sun Aug 19 14:57:05 UTC 2012

On Sun, 19 Aug 2012 15:42:49 +0200
"Gunter Woysch" <Gunter.Woysch at gmx.de> wrote:

> Rendering issue in Scribus 1.3.9
> Hello all,
> I have a rendering issue with Scribus 1.3.9.
> I added a trapezoid with the line drawing tool of a graphics editor
> to a .png file.
> The trapezoid looks good in this .png file and this graphics editor
> and when I open it in a web browser.
> After importing the .png file to Scribus, the trapezoid is shown as a
> sequence of line sections with interrupting black background.
> This "broken" presentation is even exported to .pdf.
> Is this a known bug?
> Is there a simple workaround, which I could use without having to
> change my Scribus installation?
> Many thanks for any answer!
> Gunter 

What is the graphic tool you used? 

Png is a bitmap format. I suggest that a trapezoid might work better if
saved as a vector format, like PostScript or Svg. Can you do
that? And did you try to draw the trapezoid directly in Scribus? 

Upgrading to 1.4.2 is the first thing I would try. It isn't that
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