[scribus] Making holes in an image

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Mon May 14 12:33:31 UTC 2012

Þann mán 14.maí 2012 12:03, skrifaði Gregory Pittman:
> On 05/14/2012 07:42 AM, Johan Vromans wrote:
>> "Owen"<rcook at pcug.org.au>  writes:
>>> Would this give any clues?
>>> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/How_to_fill_a_Scribus_text_with_an_image
>> Thanks for the suggestion.
>> This approach relies on the shapes to be filled with
>> images. As you can
>> read in my reply to a.l.e. this is not feasible in my
>> situation.
> Either we're not understanding you, or you're not
> understanding a.l.e -- his method is the way to go.
> If you combine shapes, you create something like a doughnut,
> which in your case will be a doughnut with a puzzle piece
> shaped hole, which will show any background object through it.
> So, start with shapes, select both, then Item > Path Tools >
> Path Operations...  Click through the various choices in
> Operations to get what you want. Then convert your result to
> an Image frame.

If you create shapes (polygons, closed lines and Bezier
curves will do too), select both shapes, then the command is
'Item/Combine Polygons'. Then Convert to 'Image Frame'.
Sample attached. Scribus 1.4.0RC6

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