[Scribus] scribus and pdf export

Franky liedekef
Mon May 3 14:14:15 CEST 2004

Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 13:08, Franky wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>I've come across some pdf issues with scribus (and no, it's not xpdf or 
>>acrobat that has the problem):
>>- when exporting a doc to pdf with png images in it that have 
>>transparant background, the background get's set to black on the pdf 
>>file. The print-to-file generated postscript file shows this correctly.
> Make sure you have the 1.4 transparency feature turned on in Display and
> exporting with the Acro 5.0 (PDF 1.4) setting. I use PNGs with
> transparencies a lot and find no issues.

that's a weird place to put a pdf setting ... But anyway, I tried it and 
it made no difference whatsoever: xpdf always shows a black background. 
Acrobat reader then always shows it correctly (with or without this 

for the other stuff: I'll try to install a cvs version ...


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