[Scribus] pdf export problem

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Sep 22 21:32:02 CEST 2004

On Wednesday 22 September 2004 21:20, Chris Smith wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 September 2004 02:54 pm, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > While I squashed that theory quickly
> And verified. I took a leap and grabbed the latest development snapshot of
> what will be freetype-2.1.10, created a 2.1.10_alpha ebuild, installed it
> and remerged scribus-cvs. Wow, what a difference in the outlines. And the
> pdf export now looks correct.


> As a plus Firefox isn't crashing on Helvetica like it did with 2.1.9, but
> both Firefox and Xorg have been upgraded since I last had 2.1.9 as well.
> > Do a print preview. Do you get the last 3 letters shown as solid and not
> oulines?
> Yes, same problem. 

ok, this doesnt always happen as I used outlines in my magazine and I havent 
seen this. Will see what happens there.

> But print preview is often wrong, especially with 
> transparencies.

Yes, thats because the preview is generated by ghostscript and postscript 
doesnt support transparencies. Depends on how you use them as to what effect 
this will have.


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