[Scribus] pdf x1-a, import and scripter requests

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Oct 18 18:19:12 CEST 2004

On Monday 18 October 2004 15:57, Kobus Wolvaardt wrote:
> Hi,
> I really need pdfx1-a support. I understand it is pdf 1.3 in cmyk mode.
> But our printer's rip doesnt like scribus pdf's (ok with 1.1.7 dislikes
> 1.2). I can always just distill it with acrobat but that implies that I
> need to buy acrobat and a windows pc (I will propably have to and also
> buy markzwarez or something like it). I posted a while ago about the
> spesific problem (some pdf command) (I was using another email adres).
> Can I ask for official pdfx1-a support?
> Also can I ask for the ability to import scribus docs. What I want to do
> is import page 1 and 64 as 1 landscape a2 (I can do it with a script or
> just save the whole page to scapbook and paste it to bigger document)
> but it would be nice if there was an automatic page pairing function (I
> know this has been requested a few times but I still think its usefull).
> I want to ask for scripter support for checking if text is overflowing.
> This is nessesary if you want to do any auto text layout. It sould be
> easy to hook the little overflow icon's flag up to a python command. (I
> would do it myself if someone could give me crashcourse in the code).
> Great job with scribus!!
> Thanks,
> Kobus Wolvaardt
> P.S. Our newspaper (sunday paper called Die W?reld) will start proofing
> this month and we will start doing press runs in late December. The
> first edition sould be on the streets at the end of February.

Please submit feature requests on bugs.scribus.net, one for each issue.

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