[scribus] Drop Shadow

Jean-Luc Waber jlwaber at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 10:03:25 UTC 2012

> Hi folks, isn't this somewhat... :-)
> Whenever I have needed a drop shadow in Scribus, I would simply copy the
> text frame and slide the lower one a bit (plus little X and Y). If you
> want the shadow to appear somewhat grayish, just set the font in that
> frame to a gray tone.
> The same with a shadow of a frame (that, however, occurs much more
> often): Copy the frame, slide the lower one a bit and fill it with a
> gray tone.
> What I did not yet try is transparency, I only used this on a white
> background. As we can fill frames transparently, however, this shouldn't
> be too much a problem I guess.
> Or did I get you completely wrong here?
> Rolf

The issue here is the soft shadow which gradually fades out.


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