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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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Time for action - using patterns and gradients in a layout

It's time to make something out of these nice features. We will try to layout a page that will be graphically based on a checkerboard pattern, and we will add gradients here and there. We won't care too much about texts and images; we will just focus on what is most important for us right now. So let's first have a look at the result and then go on to the steps involved.

Time for action - using patterns and gradients in a layout
  1. On an A5 page, begin by creating a 1 inch square: activate the Insert Shape tool and click to display a window in which you can specify the width and the height.
  2. Go to Item | Multiple Duplicate. Specify that you need only ...

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