[Scribus] Setting linescreen when printing pdf file

Rainer Heilke rheilke
Sun Jul 18 09:07:18 CEST 2004

I wish I could help you, but it's been some time since I had to work 
with PhotoShop at the printing shop. Like I said, three lives ago... I 
wonder if this is all PhotoShop (probably), or also something to do with 
how the printer is seeing the file (less likely, but...).

It's nice to see the developers working so hard at it. They're doing a 
great job, and maybe they'll get your dilemma solved in time.

As a side note, I've been waiting ten years for a Unix/Linux DTP program 
(aside from the old PageMaker for Solaris that was $US5000), and the 
Scribus project is amazing. I just wish I could help more by 
programming, but a programmer I am not. :-(  Not that I have time on my 
hands during the summer, but in the fall...?


Wayne Maeda wrote:

>On Thursday 08 July 2004 04:29 pm, Rainer Heilke wrote:
>>If it is only a single page, you can try bringing it into PhotoShop
>I tried using Photoshop on my Scribus pdf file and the linescreen can be set 
>at 75 lpi except that everything gets printed out as if they were all 
>halftones. The photographs look good but everything black, especially text, 
>is treated as a halftone so instead of dark crisp black letters, I get dark 
>splotchy gray letters with dots in it. This wreaks havoc on my 9pt text. It's 
>almost unreadable. Is there a special Photoshop setting that I need to 
>adjust? I tried converting to grayscale but it looked even worse.
>back to 1.1.7

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