[scribus] Drop Shadow

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Mon Jan 23 15:22:26 UTC 2012

hi benjamin,
> There's still this thing I built a while ago:
> http://lists.scribus.net/pipermail/scribus/2009-June/005018.html
> Most of the caveats mentioned there still apply; in particular, you
> have to be willing to build Scribus yourself, and you'll only be
> seeing the shadows after exporting to PDF. Copy&  paste works now, though.
> The diff mentioned in that post won't work anymore, but I have been
> maintaining (and using) my patched version of Scribus to this date, so
> if the interest is there despite all the caveats with my half-baked
> solution, I can make my version available. It includes a few other
> changes, though.

my biggest interest would be to get you to find out how to publish a 
full-baked solution to this! :-)

you're welcome to present your solution from a technical point of view, 
upload your patch to the bug tracker and ask for questions on the 
mailing list (if possible the -dev one) to sort out the parts that are 

it's a pity to know that somebody has a partial solution to this problem 
and nobody else can profit from it...

any chance to see the dreams of so many people come true?

i will try to help you as much as you can...

have a nice evening

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