[Scribus] Printing Scribus at Kinko's
Fri May 6 13:35:41 CEST 2005
On Friday 06 May 2005 13:24, wayne wrote:
> On Friday 06 May 2005 01:13 am, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > On Friday 06 May 2005 13:09, wayne wrote:
> > > On Friday 06 May 2005 01:05 am, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> > > > >What's the best way to print out a Scribus document at Kinko's copy
> > > > > center? They're strictly a Windows/Mac shop but I need to use their
> > > > > b&w laser printer, which is capable of printing 11" x 17" sheets.
> > > > > What software and what format (eps? pdf?) should I use for best
> > > > > results?
> > > >
> > > > Hi Wayne,
> > > >
> > > > Any shop capable of handling PDFs can handle PDF created with
> > > > Scribus.
> > > >
> > > > Scribus PDF works perfectly. I haven't had *any* single issue on
> > > > Xerox Docucolors (various models). Make sure to *embed all fonts*.
> > > > Proofing the resulting PDF must be part of your workflow as well.
> > > >
> > > > At early stages of document layout, you must know on which printer
> > > > this is going to be printed and keep reasonable margins.
> > >
> > > What (Windows/Mac) software would I use to get the best result?
> > Not sure I'm reading this correctly...................
> > Craig
> I take my Scribus file (11"x17" size document saved on a CD) into Kinko's
> copy center. They have a section of self serve computers (both Windows and
> Mac) that you can rent time on. I want to print out my Scribus document on
> their B&W laser printer because it can print out 11" x 17" size prints. I
> have my document in pdf format with the fonts embedded. Which software
> would I use to accomplish this printing?
> This is a self serve shop and they don't have Scribus installed on any of
> their computers. They do have Photoshop, Corel, Pagemaker, Acrobat, and
> several other Windows/Mac titles.
I would take 2 copies. One with fonts fully embedded, and one with them
subset/outlined just in case something goes funny with fonts if you had to
import the PDF into PS on a Mac for example, and use Acrobat to print from.
You should not really have a problem.
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