[Scribus] Serious problems with digital printer

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Tue Jul 11 17:50:19 CEST 2006

Am Dienstag, 11. Juli 2006 04:13 schrieb Nik:
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 19:17:37 +0200
> > From: Christoph Sch?fer <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de>
> > Subject: [Scribus] Serious problems with digital printer
> > To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> > Message-ID: <42C42931.7040803 at gmx.de>
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> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have tried to get a huge scribus PDF file printed at a print shop with
> > a digital printer. [...]  The warning is about
> > transparent pictures (although they are all tiffs).
> In case you are unaware, TIFF is one of the few popular image formats
> which does support transparency. If you can find no other solution, then
> removing the transparency information (the alpha channel) from your
> TIFFs may be your simplest solution. Both Photoshop or Gimp should have
> trouble removing the alpha channel from a TIFF. Your comment above
> implies that you do not believe the images to have transparency, but you
> may still find that you were in fact relying on their having
> transparency, so be sure to carefully proof those pages containing the
> modified TIFFs.
> Cheers!
> Nik

Hi Nik,

funny that you are replying to a posting that's more than a year old ;)

The digital print finally went fine. The problem was an outdated RIP.



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