[Scribus] HELP!! Scribus 1.3 "can't write the PDF file"

Robert R. Di Giorgio bobdi
Wed Aug 31 07:14:56 CEST 2005

>>Message: 1
>>Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 01:06:26 -0700
>>From: "Robert R. Di Giorgio" <bobdi at mindspring.com>
>>Subject: [Scribus] HELP!! Scribus 1.3 "can't write the PDF file"
>>To: Scribus mailing list <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
>>Message-ID: <4312C202.8070108 at mindspring.com>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>>I have September's issue done, 825.5 KB, all fonts embedded, preflight 
>>verifier says "No problems found", but when I click on Save in the PDF 
>>window, I get an immediate message from Scribus that it "cannot write 
>>the file".  The hourglass continues to turn, so I gave it time to see if 
>>it was writing the file anyway, but it didn't finish in an hour and I 
>>gave up.
>>I checked to make sure there wasn't another file of the same name in the 
>>folder. I made sure all the fonts that are in the document were 
>>embedded, I have plenty of memory and hard drive space.
>>How can I get this file to print to PDF? I'm up against a deadline.
>>Message: 2
>>Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 12:42:16 +0200
>>From: Thomas Koll <tomk32 at gmx.de>
>>Subject: Re: [Scribus] HELP!! Scribus 1.3 "can't write the PDF file"
>>To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
>>Message-ID: <11764C96-E8F4-4778-B00D-C7240FBA4032 at gmx.de>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>How about the access rights to the directory? try a different one,  
>>preferably in your home directory.
>>ciao, tom
>Good thought, but the target was in my home directory, and I also tried 
>saving the file as root.
>Thanks anyway. Bob
>I didn't mention: my OS is FC4.
I'm still stuck on this same problem. If I can't Scribus to write the 
PDF file, I'll have no choice but to find a more reliable DP 
application, even if I have to go back to Windows stuff. I was really 
hoping Scribus and Linux would work for me.

Can anyone help?

Bob Di Giorgio
bobdi at mindspring.com

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