[scribus] Changes to Fill Mode: Gradient

"Christoph Schäfer" christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Wed Jun 18 05:24:24 UTC 2014

> Gesendet: Dienstag, 17. Juni 2014 um 15:26 Uhr
> Von: "Kunda Loves Scribus" <scribus.user at gmail.com>
> An: "Scribus Dev Mailing List" <scribus-dev at lists.scribus.net>
> Cc: "Scribus User Mailing List" <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
> Betreff: [scribus] Changes to Fill Mode: Gradient
> Background:
> For those not familiar with Gradients, here is an explanation:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Color_Tab_and_Gradients
> How to get there:
> Select an image
> Go to Properties Panel
> Choose 'Colors' > Fill > Fill Mode: Gradient > Show the dropdown with
> different Gradient options
> In Scribus 1.4.x we could choose different types of (i guess we're calling
> them) 'linear' gradients. Like horizontal, vertical, diagonal etc.. (see:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/u1b6hwl83yh1h6q/Gradients1.4.png or
> http://wiki.scribus.net/wiki/images/6/6f/Colorgradients.png)
> In 1.5svn we have new gradient options (very cool but not all functioning
> well yet). More to the point all the 1.4 'linear' options are disappeared.
> Gone are horizontal, vertical, diagonal etc.. gradients. Now there is only
> the 'Move Vector' menu, which is frankly... quite confusing. Are we being
> expected to manually configure the vector orientation of the gradient each
> time?
> Am I missing something?

Hi Kunda,

No, you're not missing anything. The "Move Vector" feature makes some of the previous options superfluous, or at least it should, but there are some serious rendering issues that need to be addressed. Would you mind filing a bug report?


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