[Scribus] Printed pictures too dark

Ow Mun Heng Ow.Mun.Heng
Sat Jul 30 16:27:05 CEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 22:20 +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-07-30 at 15:00 +0100, Brian E. Blandford wrote:
> > I have installed 1.3. and find problems with printed pictures - they are 
> > unacceptably dark, and altering the "options" in the Print dialogue 
> > doesn't help. Print output was perfectly satisfactory in 1.2
> > I know there was a lot of correspondence when 1.3 first arrived relating 
> > to pictures being too dark in a PDF viewer, but my problem seems to be 
> > different. In fact my work around is to export to PDF and print from the 
> > PDF viewer! (that is, if I set the PDF export output option to 
> > "screen/web"; if I choose "printer" as the option the pictures are too 
> > dark again)
> I have this issue too and exporting the png to jpg and using that
> doesn't help either.
> This is Scribus
> But setting it to output to printer looks OK. (jpg)
> But the resultant PDF is too big. nearly 100% increase in size

After testing it with xpdf, gnome's pdf viewer as well as Windows
Acrobat 6.0, it seems that the issue is only bad on Acrobat Reader 7.0
in Linux. (don't know about other versions though.)

Ow Mun Heng
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