[scribus] Small triangles when gradient diagonally

Owen Cook owen.cook at gmx.com
Sat Nov 29 05:26:16 UTC 2014

> Sent: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 8:18 PM
> From: "Rolf-Werner Eilert" <eilert-sprachen at t-online.de>
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Subject: [scribus] Small triangles when gradient diagonally
> I'm designing a Roll-Up with Scribus, and there is a slight gray 
> gradient I have placed in a text box on the lower-most level.
> When producing a PDF for preview, on my system there appear 2 white 
> triangles (upper right and lower left) in this box, i. e. you can see 
> how the diagonal gradient is produced by circling its graphical box by 
> 45°. In Scribus I cannot see this, it appears in the PDF only.
> Obviously, the width isn't adapted enough, so it doesn't fill the whole 
> text box.
> Thank you for your advice.

Hi Rolf,

I am not sure I understand what you are doing.

I created a text box in 1.4.5 and filled it with a black to white gradient, top to bottom. Then exported it to pdf (1.5)

Could not see any triangles.

Maybe you could post the sla of your problem document?


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