[scribus] Drop Shadow

Stefan stmstmstmster at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 16 10:21:13 UTC 2012

Am 16. Januar 2012 08:54 schrieb Jean Mielot <j.mielot at gmail.com>:

> Hi
> I just noticed a missing feature that I use quite frequently in ID -
> dropshadow.
> I saw a script that attempts to achieve this, but it doesn't seem to work
> in 1.4.
> Anyone know any workarounds for soft dropshadows.

You have to create them manually. Create some pngs in gimp for that.

Another problem with manual drop shadows is the transparency, on my project
png transparency disappered when exporting to PDF X

> I understand the justification for not using soft shadows as printers have
> problems
> with it. I can assure you, working for a glossy magazine and dealing with
> a very large print house - there's no problem with it in a litho process
> as far as
> I can tell - never had any problems.
> Thanks in advance
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Gruß, Stefan
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