Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm using Scribus 1.3.3.13 for windows and I'm trying to make a borderless pdf text field but I can't figure out how to do it. Here are the steps I've taken:

  • Created a blank document
  • Added a pdf text field
  • Opened the text field's properties
  • Selected Colors
    • Clicked the Line button
    • Selected None from the list of colors

I thought this would make the border for the text field disappear but when I create a pdf and open it in Adobe Reader the border is still there. A friend of mine has the full Acrobat and was able to do this without any problems so I know its supported by the pdf format. Is this a bug in Scribus, a bug in Adobe Reader or am I missing a step.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

Right-click the text field to bring up the context menu and select the following:

PDF Options > Field Properties

The Field Properties dialog will appear.

field properties dialog

In the Appearance tab change the Color of Border to None.

Click OK and save/export as PDF.

Now when you view as PDF it will not show the border for the text field.

share|improve this answer
    
Why is Yoshi taking a rest? The princess is in another castle! –  random Sep 15 '09 at 14:10

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.