[Scribus] TIFF Problem in PDF?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Oct 1 17:45:46 CEST 2005

On Saturday 01 October 2005 18:42, Calum Polwart wrote:
> I wrote a newsletter about 2 months ago using Scribus (1.3).  Thanks
> firstly to those who helped with my numerous issues importing SVG/EPS
> graphics to get tables in.
> When it eventually came back from the printers I've never been so
> ashamed in all my life.  The print quality bwas appalling.  From what I
> can gather they couldn't get it to print at all, and the best I can
> guess to describe how they fixed it was the copy the pages that wouldn't
> print from Acrobat as images and paste them into a new document...
> ...the result was loads of pages that looked like they'd been dot-matrix
> printed!  We've been tryign to investigate what went wrong
> (unfortunately I don't deal with the printers I provide someone the file
> on CD and they deal...) and today I've been building a layer by layer
> pdf to find the problem staring with just plain text, then adding SVG's,
> lines etc... each time exporting a new pdf.
> I appear to have created a pdf that simply refuses to print.  It opens
> fine in LinuxAcrobatReader7 - but when you print it the printer rejects
> the job.  Tried two different printers -same problem.  The file has a
> TIFF graphic in it.  I've changed that to a JPEG of the same image and
> it works fine ... ...is this a known bug with either scribus or acrobat?

You say you are now test printing it, on your printer? What model? Are you 
sending the right PostScript level to it? Maybe the TIFF makes the job too 
big for the printer? Can we get to the TIFF somewhere? or email it off list?

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