Author Topic: Non-printing background image?  (Read 1621 times)

Jeremy E.

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Non-printing background image?
« on: January 10, 2012, 04:57:29 pm »
Hi there. Been using Scribus for a while now, love the program, but now I have a question and haven't been able to figure it out myself.

I'm trying to make a template that has a background image, but I need the image to be non-printing. I'm creating a template for printing on checks, so I use an image of the check as a guide for where the text goes, but I don't want the image to print.

I know that if I create the template correctly, I really don't NEED the image, but it looks prettier than a white background when I'm filling in all the fields.

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Re: Non-printing background image?
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2012, 05:44:09 pm »
You should be able to make a new layer with *only* the non-printing image on it. Then, when it's time to print, go to the layers dialog (F6) and uncheck the print option for that layer.

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Re: Non-printing background image?
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2012, 06:18:16 pm »
…when it's time to print, go to the layers dialog (F6) and uncheck the print option…
you can uncheck the print option from the beginning – this is a standard procedure…

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Re: Non-printing background image?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2012, 08:31:05 pm »
Thank you both very much, I'm going to try that right now. I'd never really messed with layers, so this may be a learning experience for me.

 

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