[scribus] Transparency in png export

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Thu May 16 14:59:06 UTC 2013

On 05/16/2013 10:10 AM, Nikita Sagl wrote:
> Hello,
> first of all I want to say thank you to all the developers of scribus!
> And to all the supporters of this mailing list!
> I was able to do the whole design work for my paedagogical game using
> scribus.
> Who wants to see, can have a look at:
> www.nikisa.at
> Then I want to enter with a question. For product photographs, I want to
> use the logo I have designed via scribus.
> I would like to have it just like a stamp, with a transparent
> background, which I could use in gimp on a seperate layer. So in the
> background you should still see the photograph. But anytime I export it
> into a png file, it creates a white "base-layer".
> Is there a way to do what I want.
> I know I could create the whole logo in gimp, and how to do there, but
> im much more into scribus, thats why I would prefer to do it in scribus.

I think you're going to have to either do some post-processing in gimp
of the logo, or maybe create the logo as a vector file, in inkscape, for

Did you try exporting as SVG or EPS? Gimp should be able to handle either.


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