[Scribus] 1.1.7

Peter Linnell scribusdocs
Tue Jun 8 05:31:58 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 06:54, Malte Cornils wrote:
> On Monday 07 June 2004 04:41, Peter Linnell wrote:
> > > I compiled the version 1.1.7 on a stock Mandrake 10 Official box
> > > with no problems except that I can't print to my HPLJ1300 anymore.
> > > The printer labors a while and nothing comes out.
> >
> > The reason is Scribus is generating PS3 level objects which the PS
> > interpreter is unable to understand.
> It would be way cool if there would be an option in the prefs to not generate 
> Lvl 3 objects even when the PPD says they're allowed.

This is an issue we are looking at:  a "flattener" for PDF 1.4/PS3
objects, like blends, transparency etc. It is less a simple option to
put %PS-2 in the postscript stream, it involves a lot of complex image
conversion in some cases.

> > This is a frequent issue with Black and White laser jets when printing from
> > Desktop Publishing Apps - I've seen this with LJ4 and 5, as well as newer
> > HP 2xxx printers with Pagemaker, Quark Xpress and Indesign.
> Yes, and it's ugly - the printers don't show any specific reason why they stop 
> working...

/me nods..


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