[Scribus] imports

Bill Carini crisbill
Tue Nov 4 14:09:15 CET 2003

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 11:51:17PM -0500, Peter Linnell wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 23:37, Bill Carini wrote:
> > I never tried out this feature prior to 1.1.2, but when I import an
> > eps or pdf (which seems only possible when a picture frame is selected),
> > they come out appearing very pixelish. (svg imports beautifully).
> > 
> Completely normal. 
> <snipped from a new section of the docs>
> If it looks bad on screen, it will print terribly.


> Fortunately, Scribus automatically creates a low resolution preview
> image which is handy for placing and adjusting sizing on the page. When
> importing an EPS, Scribus generates a 72 dpi PNG preview of the EPS, so
> do not be concerned if it does not look sharp right away. Printing or
> exporting a PDF will generate the high resolution image in the file.

Yes, the eps does print just fine. I didn't realize that this was just
a low-res preview. So in this case, it looks bad on the screen but
prints beautifully.


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