[Scribus] PDF Error - Error (227233): Illegal digit in hex char in name

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Nov 8 00:53:34 CET 2005

On Tuesday 08 November 2005 05:34, Calum Polwart wrote:
> For some time now I've been struggling with Scribus generated PDF's on a
> specific project I undertake.
> Other PDFs seem fine - just this one project.  I think I find the bug
> and all goes well for a few days only to get a new bug.  Some of the
> 'bugs' I find have been PNG Images, TIFF Images, SVG Graphics, Fonts -
> Especially the default font (Konochi I think it was) - which wasn't
> actually used anywhere but was listed in the Text Box as the font for
> the box, but then a style applied a proper font.
> I built a whole nex document from scratch test printing PDFs as I added
> new features and it worked fine till I added TIFF images - but I think
> there may be a whole issue with TIFFs on my machine as nothing will
> print them!  But then I start on the proper document and it all goes wrong.
> Anyway enough ranting.
> *Scribus Version - 1.3.1 (not CVS)
> Linux Version - Fedora Core 3 - on nightly Yum Update
> *
> Here's the interestign bit - Acrobat 7 opens the documents fine and they
> look fine on screen but usually will either fail to print altogether or
> fail after page 1.
> Acrobat 4 (god that was hard to find!!) opens and they look fine but
> printing puts squares in place of lots of characters.
> XPDF - opens and prints fine!!  However if I run xpdf from a command
> prompt it gives the following error message:
> Error (227227): Illegal digit in hex char in name
> Error (227233): Illegal digit in hex char in name
> etc etc...
> Every time you move page you create more of these...
> Anyone any thoughts?  Where should I begin debugging?  My guess would be
> that maybe the name of a frame or something (?based on an inserted file)
> is wrong/illegal - but how do i find it so that I know what to rename?

Time to grab 1.3.2cvs I think.

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