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Scribus => Raster and Vector Graphics => Topic started by: lmh1 on May 06, 2021, 05:32:40 am

Title: Newbeginner guide?
Post by: lmh1 on May 06, 2021, 05:32:40 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yfulR0XLv0

Did it easy way to add vector from gimp or inckscape?

Issue i get if i use Svg files its show as picture not vector. and i get issue not possible to import everthing (Unsupported features)
Title: Re: Newbeginner guide?
Post by: toyotadesigner on May 08, 2021, 11:50:41 am
There are different file formats for *.svg export in several programs. I export my vector drawings as »SVG for export«, no bitmap included. Then I just drag the *.svg file from the folder into Scribus and drop it onto an active page, where I can adjust the size and position later. It always works flawlessly.
Title: Re: Newbeginner guide?
Post by: lmh1 on May 09, 2021, 06:49:26 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZg8rvl0Vwk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWyUWqK72f0

How to to that on scribus?
or most it be use gimp or inkscape?
I also want to know how to add form to item easy because its hard than paint to move object to other object easy way.
Title: Re: Newbeginner guide?
Post by: toyotadesigner on May 09, 2021, 09:55:25 pm
You can do some vector graphics in Scribus, but basically it is not made for it. Scribus is a publishing software, comparable to InDesign oder Affinity Publisher or Quark Express. The strength of Scribus is to produce and pre-press books, flyers, posters, magazines, newspapers, etc.

If you want to work with vector graphics and have a Windows machine, you might consider Xara or Inkscape or Gimp, or Illustrator or Affinity Designer.

If you just want to import a graphic into Scribus and have the text flow around it, select the graphic, go to -> Properties -> Shape -> Select any flow scheme next to »Text Flow« you want to use