[Scribus] Resizing Bitmap Images

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Thu Jul 5 02:56:03 CEST 2007

Am Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2007 02:47 schrieb Barbara Duprey:
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> Thanks! I'd looked at the properties, but missed the "Image" button.
> All's well now.<br>
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> Christoph Sch&auml;fer wrote:
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>   <pre wrap="">Am Mittwoch, 4. Juli 2007 16:55 schrieb Barbara Duprey:
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>     <pre wrap="">Hi! I'm a newbie, just getting used to playing with
> Scribus. I've looked a little at the archives, but I'm not sure how to
> narrow things down enough to be useful there, so please forgive me if
> you've answered this question a hundred times already.
> I have a bitmap image of a map, on which I want to superimpose street
> names, etc. In my initial attempt, I inserted an image frame and got the
> bitmap, but I couldn't find any way to resize the bitmap itself, just
> the frame. So as a quick and dirty solution, I used my word processor
> (OpenOffice Writer) to pick up the image and resize it appropriately,
> exported a PDF, and inserted that into the Scribus image. All went fine,
> added text on paths and so on. When I export as a PDF, it complains
> about the image but when I tell it to ignore errors, everything prints
> out fine.
> So far, so good. But now I really want to get at that base bitmap again,
> change it, and recreate my Scribus document. I clearly need to have the
> Scribus reference the bitmap, not the embedded PDF. What I'd LIKE to do
> is create an image frame, insert the bitmap resized to fit the frame,
> and then resize and reposition the frame AND the bitmap until the map is
> back where it was. Am I out of luck here?
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> Hi Barbara,
> Welcome to Scribus!
> To achieve your goal, you have to open the Properties Palette (F2) and
> select the option "Scale to Frame Size" in the "Image" tab.
> For more info about the use of image frames see:
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> Christoph
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Hi Barbara,

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