[scribus] Text over an image

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Dec 18 22:34:17 UTC 2012

On 12/18/2012 04:36 PM, Mike Fetherling wrote:
> Thank you so much for taking the time to reply. This is one of those things
> that drive me crazy.
> I am still not able to get this right. Here are the exact steps I am taking:
>    1. Create Shape...Insert shape, open properties - change fill to cyan,
>    fill rule is even-odd.
>    2. Create Text...Insert text frame above shape, add text, format bold
>    3. Convert text to Outlines.
>    4. Select shape and text.
>    5. Combine polygons.
> What I end up with is my original blue shape with a WHITE box surrounding
> my text which is now blue like the shape.

After you convert text to outlines, change the fill to transparent
(None), then proceed to select, combine.


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