[Scribus] More fun with graphics

Owen Cook rcook
Sat Dec 30 02:04:10 CET 2006

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 01:53:12PM -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Dec 2006 15:10:43 -0500
> Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> I just did some more experimenting.

So did I!

> This occurs with a few different printers.  I have been trying it with my
> Samsung 1210 but the people who asked me to look into this can't print it on
> their Samsung, Lexmark, or HP printers.  Which is why they sent it to me to
> investigate.

I get the impression that there is something wrong with the jpg

> Can anyone print the Scribus document that I posted with the black lines?  I
> have tried it putting lp in the Command box as well, with no change.
> I am a bit hesitant to post the original image without the black lines because
> it is someone's paycheque.

What happens when you reduce the size of the file by say saving at a quality of 20% ? (that's 
about half size)

What does identify give for the original image? 

This is the output fron the cheque.jpg you sent (with lines)

owen at Cookies-Box:~/noprint> identify -verbose cheque.jpg
Image: cheque.jpg
  Format: JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group JFIF format)
  Class: DirectClass
  Geometry: 2550x3509
  Type: TrueColor
  Endianess: Undefined
  Colorspace: RGB
  Channel depth:
    Red: 8-bit
    Green: 8-bit
    Blue: 8-bit
  Channel statistics:
      Min: 0 (0)
      Max: 255 (1)
      Mean: 227.597 (0.892536)
      Standard deviation: 38.1537 (0.149623)
      Min: 0 (0)
      Max: 255 (1)
      Mean: 227.529 (0.892271)
      Standard deviation: 38.2677 (0.150069)
      Min: 0 (0)
      Max: 255 (1)
      Mean: 228.076 (0.894417)
      Standard deviation: 37.6908 (0.147807)
  Colors: 88518
  Rendering intent: Undefined
  Resolution: 300x300
  Units: PixelsPerInch
  Filesize: 224.18kb
  Interlace: None
  Background color: white
  Border color: rgb(223,223,223)
  Matte color: grey74
  Transparent color: black
  Page geometry: 2550x3509+0+0
  Dispose: Undefined
  Iterations: 0
  Compression: JPEG
  Quality: 85
  Orientation: Undefined
  JPEG-Colorspace: 2
  JPEG-Sampling-factors: 2x2,1x1,1x1
  Signature: 62e491bb9ca94fbf20025f4c3e73be6a2308a2eab1edcadd89f7e21411f90a22
  Profile-exif: 20 bytes
0x00000000: 78696600 004d4d00 2a000000 08000000 00000065  Exif--MM-*----------
  Tainted: False
  Version: ImageMagick 6.3.0 12/18/06 Q16 http://www.imagemagick.org


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