How to fill a Scribus text with an image
Please note that the effect probably might need a lot of computing power when it's applied to a larger text!
- Create a text frame and type your text, or load it from a file. Use a strong and bold font.
- Convert the text frame with Item > Convert to to outlines.
- Item > Ungroup
- Item > Combine Polygons
- Item > Convert to image
- Load an image into the new shape.
- You can play with the Properties > Line Width and Properties > Colors. In the image below it is set to red and 1.48mm.
In a similar way, you can create "letters consisting of letters".
- Create a text frame and type one letter in it. Use a strong and bold font. Increase the size of that letter to a high value.
- Convert the text frame with the letter inside to outlines.
- Now, convert it back to a text frame.
- Double click it or use the Story Editor to add a lots of the same letters to that text frame:
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