[Scribus] Still strange: Imported PDFs with only 72 ppi

David Purton dcpurton
Fri Apr 8 10:09:34 CEST 2005

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 09:40:34AM +0200, Eilert wrote:
> PLinnell schrieb:
> >On Friday 08 April 2005 08:58, Eilert wrote:
> >
> >>There is still this strange thing that my Scribus (1.2) imports pdf
> >>in only 72 ppi. What could be the reason?
> >>
> >>So this is what I do: Make a picture frame, pressing right mouse
> >>button, choose "Loading picture", choose pdf.
> >>
> >>Maybe that's the wrong way, but I don't find any other one (Import
> >>just offers SVG, EPS etc.). I tried pdfs from different sources,
> >>OOo 1.x and 2, Windows (Distiller), no difference. I tried to
> >>explicitly make them in higher resolutions up to 1200 - no help.
> >>
> >>Any ideas?
> >>
> >>Rolf
> >>
> >
> >
> >If you are running 1.2, it's old and 1.2.1 has been out for 3 months. 
> >1.2.2cvs is the latest stable and is available in tarball, debs and 
> >suse rpms, as well as from CVS.
> >
> >The preview generated on import is 72dpi, but when exported as pdf or 
> >printed, it will print at the correct resolution.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Peter
> No, it's 1.2.1, just forgot to type the .1 :-)
> That is the strange thing: What is printed is the preview, not the pdf, 
> i. e. when I print the page with the pdf on it, the pdf will appear with 
> only 72 ppi. But I'll try to export the thing to pdf again, I'm not 
> sure, but I think I didn't try that yet. Just a minute...
> Yepp, that's fine! At least a workaround...

Oh yeah - that's right. I remember now while I was looking through the
src I think this is hard coded. I changed it to 300dpi I think in mine -
might even be like that in my cmyk colour patch - can't remember off the
top of my head.


David Purton
dcpurton at chariot.net.au
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to
strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
                                 2 Chronicles 16:9a
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