[scribus] Exporting a graphic frame

Ken Springer snowshed1 at q.com
Tue Mar 28 01:34:34 UTC 2017

On 3/27/17 6:21 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 03/26/2017 11:06 PM, Ken Springer 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.
>> A web search came up empty for me.  :-(
> Well, Ken, it's a bit hard to know how much work you are willing to do,
> but this works:
> Click on your graphic to select it.
> Copy it (Ctrl+C)
> Now create a new Custom document, with dimensions the same as your frame
> -- if you have the Properties palette showing, you can read the values
> from it to enter into the New Document dialog.
> After creating the new document, paste (Ctrl+V) - you will need to align
> the graphic with X-Pos, Y-Pos of 0,0.
> Now you have your graphic-sized document, which you can save as an
> image, export to PDF, whatever you want to do.

That's a great idea, Greg!  I'll do that for the final product.  Won't 
have to worry about slightly missing the frame with the cursor when 
drawing the rubber band box.


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