[scribus] Exporting a graphic frame

Ken Springer snowshed1 at q.com
Mon Mar 27 15:43:00 UTC 2017

On 3/27/17 6:00 AM, Ian Whitfield wrote:
> On 03/27/2017 01:35 PM, ale rimoldi wrote:
>> ...
>> On 27/03/17 13:34, Craig Bradney wrote:
>>>> On 27 Mar 2017, at 13:28, Ken Springer <snowshed1 at q.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 3/27/17 1:48 AM, Owen Cook wrote:
>>>>>> 1.5.2
>>>>>> I have a PNG graphic in a frame.  Transparent background.  I then added
>>>>>> a fill color to the frame.
>>>>>> Is it possible to export this frame from the document as a JPG or other
>>>>>> graphics format?  In this case, retaining transparency in not necessary.
>>>>> Have you looked at File->Export->Save as image?
>>>> I have.  That exports the entire page, not the selected frame.
>>> So just crop the exported image to the size of the frame afterwards.
> How about using Print Screen? - that works for me!!

Hi, Ian,

Print Screen?!?!?!?!  I have hated that tool since I first learned about 
it.  Just too cumbersome a process to use it to get a simple screenshot.

Depending on the ultimate need, I either use the Snipping Tool or 
Irfanview, and that's when I'm using Windows.  For just your basic 
screen shot, Macs are easier to get the screen shot.

I fit George Bernard Shaw's definition of an unreasonable person.  I'm 
always looking for quicker, easier ways to do the same job.  It seems 
most people could care less about looking for something better.  :-(

Simply being able to export a selected frame as a graphic and be done is 
a lot easier that having to accurately drag a rubber band around an 
area, saving, and possibly having to crop later for the accuracy.

When it comes to easier and simpler, Windows seems, to me, to be always 
lagging in this area.  I've never understood this, unless it comes from 
the fact that everyone buys Windows computers, so there's no pressure to 

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