[scribus] Drop Shadow

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 04:18:25 UTC 2012

2012/1/16 Jean-Luc Waber <jlwaber at gmail.com>

>  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.
>>  I also really miss soft dropshadows. I used the workaround for text with
> gimp and inkscape, but it was not straightforward. The sizes of font don't
> correspond in inkscape and scribus. After importing a text made in inkscape
> (same font, same size) into scribus the text looked very different than if
> made in scribus. I had to do a lot of adjusting until I got a satisfactory
> result.
> A soft shadow feature in scribus would be much appreciated!

You are not alone !


The bug was filed on April 27, 2006...

This is almost 6 years ago !

The status is "Statusacknowledged"


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