[scribus] [Scribus] text with gradient
rcook at pcug.org.au
Sat May 3 01:06:13 CEST 2008
> This is an old thread, and I've been trying to to exactly this (create
> letters that have gradients):
> Christoph SchÃ¤fer said the following at 05/30/2007 06:36 AM :
>> Am Mittwoch, 30. Mai 2007 02:00 schrieb Helge Hielscher:
>>> png&file2=&file3=&name=Scribus there is the word Scribus with an
>>> gradient. How has it been achieved?
>>> I've tried to convert the text "Scribus" to outline, but I have
>>> to ungroup the letters to apply a gradient. What am I missing?
>> 1. Convert letters to outlines
>> 2. Item > Combine Polygons
>> 3. Apply Gradient in the Properties Palette
> I must be doing something wrong, because I have:
> 0. Created a text frame and inserted the letters I want.
> 1. Converted the letters to outlines
> 2. Hmmm.... I can't Item | Combine Polygons because that item is greyed
> I looked in the wiki in the hope that there was a more detailed tutorial
> how to do this, but I couldn't see anything.
After converting to outlines, did you then click on the object, iit should
show all the polygons, then you can combine them
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