[Scribus] Graphics turn into black boxes

Owen Cook rcook
Thu Dec 28 08:21:11 CET 2006

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 12:55:45AM -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> I am currently using Scribus on Fedora Core 6, but this has been
> happening for some time; I think on Fedora Core 5 as well.
> To the best of my knowledge, there is no way to get a colour-separated PDF
> directly from Scribus.  The only way to do it is to print-to-file and use
> something like ps2pdf to create a PDF from that output.
> http://www.melvilletheatre.com/Scribus_test.tar.bz2
> This contains a Scribus .sla file, a gif graphic, a .ps file and a pdf file.
> The graphic shows fine in Scribus, and it also shows fine if I directly export
> a PDF from Scribus.
> But if I print-to-file and use ps2pdf to create a PDF from that, it comes out
> as a black box.


I haven't looked at your your bz2 file, but if you go tp Print->Options->Select 
"Print_Separations" and then run ps2pdf you will get a 4 page pdf with all the separations.

Or have you been there and don that?


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