[Scribus] TIFF Problem in PDF?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Oct 1 17:49:21 CEST 2005

On Saturday 01 October 2005 17:45, Craig Bradney wrote:
> 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?

And what version of Scribus? 1.3.0? 1.3.0cvs? 1.3.1cvs?

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