[Scribus] Artefacts & Color mismatch problems in 1.1

Franz Schmid Franz.Schmid
Wed Sep 17 00:43:45 CEST 2003

Wolfgang Rumpf wrote:
> Just installed 1.1 using fink on OS X - the rendering is definitely 
> better in this one! But a few problems; don't know if they are Mac 
> specific or not:
> 1. Artefacts - existing documents made in 1.0.1 may have unselectable, 
> non-printing and non exporting (to PDF) visual artefacts; e.g. looks 
> like frames or lines where know I didn't put any, and I cannot 
> select/remove them. But they don't print or export...
> screenshot: 
> http://homepage.mac.com/evildrbob/.cv/evildrbob/Public/artefact.pdf-binhex.hqx 
> (the right-hand column has what appears to be a partial frame 
> within/overlapping the text - this doesn't print and isn't selectable)
These Artefacts are a Bug in 1.1.0, they are caused by the linked Textframes.
Today I've managed to fix these things.

> 2. Colors - text colors aren't always WYSIWYG; images may be washed with 
> blue - e.g. black text looks fine on screen and printed/exported to PDF, 
> but setting text color to blue makes the text appear green on screen 
> although it prints/exports as blue. Images are blue/white washed on 
> screen but also print/export fine.
Maybe a bug in your libart library, what version are you using? On Intel base
Linux Systems everything works fine. It seems that it has something to do with
byte-swapping the RGB Values on your Mac.

Best Regards,
Franz Schmid

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